Knoxville — The 3M Plant in Knoxville is among 13 finalists for the IndustryWeek Best Plants Award.
This award recognizes manufacturing excellence. This is the first time a 3M plant has made the finalists list, and Knoxville is joined by 3M plants in Aberdeen, S.D., Decatur, Ala., Greenville, S.C., and Juarez, Mexico.
Knoxville is a superhub for 3M and employs approximately 500. Plant Manager Tracinda Yaw said she was excited about the plant's inclusion among the finalists.
The winner of the award will be announced in January 2014. IndustryWeek's article about the finalists can be found here: http://industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/2013-industryweek-best-plants-finalists-announced?NL=IW-06&Issue=IW-06_20130910_IW-06_618&YM_RIDfirstname.lastname@example.org&YM_MID=1421006&sfvc4enews=42.