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Carl H. Lindner College of Business

APICS Students Tour local Siemens Plant

Submitted: 2/24/2011 11:23:10
  • OM/IM Students Get Access to the Shop Floor to Watch Electric Motor Production Operations

The College of Business' APICS organization coordinated a plant tour for OM/IM students and intro to Operations Management students on Feb 18th. Professors, Dr. Amit Raturi and Ruth Seiple joined in the tour of this local manufacturing facility. The Norwood facility provides a champion example of a company investing in the local community with process improvements and technological advances that make this local manufacturing facility the leader in the production of electric motors worldwide. Managers, Tom Boyd, Yagnesh Kikaganeshwala and UC alum, Scott Kroeger explained the operations to the students as they toured the manufacturing floor. Students were afforded access to ask questions, meet employees and hear from the facility managers on what it takes to compete in today's global markets.