BURLINGTON, IL (September 15, 2017) — D&M Plastics, a privately held injection-molding manufacturer located in Burlington, Ill., today celebrates 900 days without a lost time accident, setting a new safety record for the manufacturer, which specializes in tight-tolerance precision parts for the medical, electronics, and other industries.
D&M Plastics incorporates many of the best practices of Fortune 500 companies, LEAN Manufacturing principles, employee ownership and profit-sharing to improve employee engagement, satisfaction and safety. At every shift change there is an information and idea exchange in a Team Huddle led by team members who take turns presenting key daily metrics and sharing their ideas for improving safety and operations. To date, thousands of ideas have been generated – more than 3,300 since October 2014 — resulting in operational efficiencies and increased safety awareness, as evidenced by this latest milestone.
“Safety is key to everything we do at D&M,” said CEO & President, Chip Owen. It ensures a great environment for our employees and a quality product for our customers.”
Since its founding in 1972, D&M Plastics has provided its customers a comprehensive guarantee of quality, delivery, and price. The D&M manufacturing team stands behind its customer goals and outcomes, and has more than 275 combined years of injection molding experience. For more information, visit on the web https://www.dmplastics.com, or call (847) 683-2054.