Company’s Costa Rica and Danbury, CT manufacturing facilities
recognized for energy savings and operational efficiency initiatives
MARLBOROUGH, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#NAM–Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that the Company has been
recognized by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the
largest manufacturing association in the United States, with
Manufacturing Leadership awards for operational excellence and
sustainability leadership. The awards were presented at the
Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala and Leadership Summit this week in
Huntington Beach, CA.
“We are honored to receive this prestigious recognition from NAM’s
Manufacturing Leadership Council for the third consecutive year,” said
Patrick Brady, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain at Hologic, Inc.
“This is a testament to our steadfast commitment to leverage technology
and processes to positively affect the environment and optimize
Hologic’s Costa Rica site received the Sustainability Innovation award
by demonstrating a deep commitment to sustainability through product
design, metrics and policies that ensure sustainable practices
internally and across supply networks. Hologic’s energy savings program
centered on reductions to air pressure, energy consumption and overall
carbon footprint. In addition, the site designed a photovoltaic
generator that reduced the facility’s electrical use by more than 14
Hologic’s Danbury, CT site received the Operational Excellence award by
implementing LEAN principles to optimize production testing and
training, streamline processes, and maximize the operational footprint
for testing of its market-leading Selenia® Dimensions®
and 3Dimensions™ mammography systems. Hologic’s program reduced its
testing cycle time by more than 50 percent, created more than 2,300 sq.
feet of additional production space, and increased employee engagement
through participation in Kaizen continuous improvement activities.
In addition to the NAM award, Hologic’s Costa Rica facility recently
received the Shingo Institute’s Silver Medallion award for Operational
Excellence as well as certification from the National Electrical Power
Distribution Company ICE (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad) for
99 percent of the site’s electricity coming from renewable resources.
Hologic, Inc. is an innovative medical technology company primarily
focused on improving women’s health and well-being through early
detection and treatment. For more information on Hologic, visit www.hologic.com.
SOURCE: Hologic, Inc.