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October 16, 2000 - Congratulations are in order for Imation Corporation in Wahpeton, ND. Imation, a manufacturer of digital storage media, has been added to INDUSTRYWEEK�S elite list of Best Plants in 2000.

Several outstanding characteristics won this award for Imation:

  • 45% of plant shipments to export markets.
  • 0.02% warranty costs as a percentage of sales in 1999.
  • First-pass yield percentage in the high 90s.
  • 0.79% annual labor turnover rate in 2000.
  • 100% of production workforce in empowered teams.
  • 99% on-time delivery rate.
  • Zero lost-workday injuries from January through August 2000.
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