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Cover Story

Inteplast Group

conveyors lead directly
into AmTopp division's
automated and modern
warehouse.

inteplast group's Lolita,
texas, facility is a model
of productivity and
efficiency.

big box of intangible events into
smaller boxes that you can touch,
measure and act on. It enumerates
all the factors and variables that can
affect each step.
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"By doing that, you can set up standards and targets for each step of the
operation and apply training, expectations and goals. You make the entire
process accountable. And then create

systems that can allow you to monitor
performance. If each step works, you
have Total Quality Management as a
result, and the final outcome becomes
a good product."
"By clearly defining standards and
goals by person and department, we
are able to acknowledge a job well
done," he adds.
Training and training modules
are a big part of working at Inteplast
Group, which invests heavily in them.
The company also puts high value on
employee recognition with numerous
awards programs and celebrations of
employee successes.
"We are an industry that is highly
labor-intensive, with people sensitive
processes," Young says. "It's important to remember that it is all people
driven. This is why building up trust
and goodwill through training, goal


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