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Thogus Products – Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

See how Thogus’ focus on culture and engagement leads to continuous improvement across the organization.

Address: 33490 Pin Oak Pkwy, Avon Lake, OH 44012
Nearest Airport: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

There is a room block at the Residence Inn by Marriott Cleveland Avon at the Emerald Event Center
33040 Just Imagine, Drive, Avon, OH 44011
Make reservations for $119/night by clicking here.

For more than 65 years, Thogus Products has been recognized as a world-class custom injection molder and contract manufacturer. Over the years, the Avon Lakes, OH processor has been able to gain an expertise in the processing of a variety of plastic resins; specializing in highly engineered materials. Since its founding in 1950, Thogus has evolved from a shoot-and-ship molder to a company full of engineers ready to service customer’s product development needs, providing complete end-to-end solutions with direct-to-retail product packaging and shipment.

Today, Thogus is able to provide a wide variety of manufacturing services, including a Class 7 Clean Room and robust automation integration, and a long list of support services, such as supply chain coordination, in-house tooling support and on-site prototyping and rapid production. This major evolution would not have been possible without a dedication to continuous improvement and innovation – and that starts with empowering employees.

To successfully create a culture of continuous improvement, Thogus has worked to empower employees at all levels of the organization to identify and assist in continuous improvement initiatives. From their monthly communication meetings that highlight ongoing initiatives and recent successes to their unique manager alert cards that allow employees to identify opportunities for continuous improvement, there is no shortage of great ideas being generated. Employees at Thogus are trained to seek out opportunities for innovation and improvement and are rewarded and recognized for their efforts.  

What to Expect:

Join MAPP, the Thogus team and other plastics industry young professionals for a full-day event focused on understanding and benchmarking best practices in continuous improvement and employee engagement. Attendees will network with one another, discuss opportunities to improve the practices in their own facilities, hear from the team at Thogus about their experience in creating this dynamic culture, as well as gain training from industry experts.

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