T&S Brass named finalist for manufacturing award

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T&S Brass and Bronze Works, a Travelers Rest-based commercial food service and plumbing-product manufacturer, has been named named a finalist in IndustryWeek magazine’s 2018 Best Plants competition. 

Established in 1990, the IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards program recognizes North American plants that are on the leading edge of efforts to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction, and create stimulating and rewarding work environments, according to a news release. T&S is one of three South Carolina plants to be named to this year’s list of 12 finalists. The winner will be announced next year.

“T&S is honored to be named a Best Plants finalist. We are dedicated to creating an environment of innovation and excellence, one where our employees are proud to come to work every day,” said Claude Theisen, T&S Brass president and CEO, in the release. “This recognition reflects the kind of manufacturing leadership we have been committed to providing since we opened our doors more than 70 years ago.”

Criteria for the IndustryWeek Best Plants award include demonstrating a comprehensive effort to achieve world-class manufacturing capability, extensive employee involvement and empowerment programs, a strong customer focus, a commitment to quality control and continuous improvement, and management practices that cultivate breakthroughs in performance and customer satisfaction, according to the release.

T&S was previously named an IndustryWeek Best Plants winner in 2015. The company, which was founded in 1947, employs more than 200 people and produces faucets, fittings, and specialty products and accessories for the food service, industrial, commercial plumbing, and laboratory markets. 

For more information, visit www.tsbrass.com.


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