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.