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AAM's Lean Facility Named on Top 10 Manufacturing Plant List

The Three Rivers Manufacturing Facility, owned by Detroit-based American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), has been recognized as one of the 10 best plants in North America by IndustryWeek magazine for 2010.

The plant recognized for driving home the benefits of market cost competitiveness and productivity initiatives. The AAM Manufacturing System adopted at the facility focuses on Lean manufacturing techniques to identify and eliminate waste.

The Three Rivers facility is among 10 winners selected from 20 finalists in IndustryWeek‘s 2010 Best Plants competition. As AAM’s largest manufacturing facility in the United States, the plant currently operates at Six Sigma quality performance (< 3.4 defects per million opportunities) and produces driveline systems and components for the light and commercial vehicle markets.Read more

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