Sanderson MacLeod was selected by the Institute for Training and Development (ITD) in conjunction with the Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley to host the International LEAN Symposium for 20 Salvadoran Students. Sanderson MacLeod was selected based on their ongoing commitment to continuous improvement and dedication to LEAN manufacturing.  A recent post was published by Business West (The Business Journal of Western Massachusetts) and can be viewed at the following link: CLICK HERE

A LEAN Manufacturing Company – Sanderson MacLeod made the decision early on to manufacture only for OEM customers and focus on the large volume contract manufacturing of twisted wire brushes. This enables the development of strong partnerships with customers, to keep costs down, to invest in people, equipment and technology and to continually improve operations in terms of speed, quality, reliability, cost savings, and engineering design. One of the most compelling aspects of Sanderson MacLeod as a company is their dedication to LEAN manufacturing. LEAN Manufacturing allows Sanderson Macleod to produce twisted wire brushes more efficiently and effectively. Enhanced inventory control systems, product use analysis, and on-floor production optimization saves their customer’s money in innovative ways. Sanderson MacLeod has been widely recognized as a LEAN manufacturer, a designation that has contributed to awards like Business of the Year, Employer of Choice, Super 60 for Growth and the coveted Cordes Innovation Excellence Award.

 

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