Performance Solutions by Milliken
Training Desk

Could your CI team use a refresher?

As you embark on your journey to operational and safety excellence, it is important to continue to hone your skills and ensure all associates are on the same page. Training your employees allows you to strengthen skills that employees may need to improve. It is critical that associates have the appropriate on-the-job knowledge and foundation...
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Your 2017 Goals: Doing, Done, or Done Forgot?

January 1 of 2017 might seem like a decade ago, but it’s only been six months. How about the goals you and your team set out to achieve this year? Do those also seem to be in the distant past, or are you still making progress on them? For many companies, the goals set in...
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Safety Series Part 3: The Wrap Up

As we round out National Safety Month and the final part of our safety series, we’ll review the remaining 4 immutable keys of a successful and sustainable safety process. Read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. Time & Money Time is money, but time spent focused on safety prior to incidents and injuries...
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Safety Series Part 2: Keys 1-5

In our previous post, we outlined the nine unchanging components of a successful safety system. If your company focuses on these timeless “keys”, as we call them at Milliken, your safety program will be successful for the long term. They aren’t Band-Aids or quick fixes, though, and will require everyone – from production floor to...
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9 Safety Immutable Keys

Safety Series Part 1: Building a Foundation

It’s common that we see organizations drive safety from the top down. The initiatives tend to be broad and vague. Because of this, owning the safety initiative is treated like a chore, and not a value-add role resulting in a lack of interest and a disconnect in how each plant carries out each piece. When...
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How Do I Implement an Operations Performance System?

“How Do I Implement an Operations Performance System?” A Brief Overview on Getting Started with the Milliken Performance System Continuous improvement is an ongoing journey. Once the decision has been made that you’re going to create a measurable, process-oriented way of working in your organization, the feeling of being overwhelmed might soon set in. Instead...
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Senior Manufacturing Associates

How to Engage Senior Associates

At Performance Solutions by Milliken, we know that it is critical to retain and engage tenured talent. Engaged senior associates are inspired, enthusiastic, and motivated to be leading contributors of your business’ success. Why is it so critical to have engaged senior associates? These associates have the influence to change the atmosphere of the workplace....
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Performance Solutions By Milliken Welcomes New Director of Marketing

Fast Growing Company Strengthens Marketing Efforts Spartanburg, S.C. – Performance Solutions by Milliken is proud to announce its new hire of Nicole Yeske as Director of Marketing. Yeske joins the team to spearhead additional growth within the marketing division at Performance Solutions by Milliken. She was handpicked to further develop marketing strategy and internal metrics....
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Packaging Conveyor Belt

How RockTenn (WestRock) Doubled their Speed, OEE and Reliability

All manufacturing leaders know what’s expected of them. They face financial statements, customers, stakeholders, etc. on an ongoing basis. There’s no denying the what. Truly world-class leaders continually search for the best how, and they ask, how are we going to do this? What is the best way to achieve our expectations? Even the best...
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How a $3 Billion Packaging Company saw a 15:1 ROI

Plants in the paperboard and packaging industry face challenging customer requirements — from companies that use these products directly and those that convert paper stocks into other goods — as well as regulatory and financial pressures. The commodity nature of the business makes continuous improvement a must. A $3 billion packaging-products manufacturer manages more than...
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