Continuous Improvement

F&P is dedicated to Continuous Improvement. Reinforcement of this objective occurs throughout the organization.

Continuous Improvement

In 2003 F&P Mfg., Inc. began their journey down the road of Lean Manufacturing. We have embraced Lean Manufacturing at all levels of the organization with the focus of achieving World Class Levels of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Customer Satisfaction.

As part of the Lean Manufacturing Principles initiated by F&P Mfg. Inc., we have dedicated an engineering team to the co-ordination of continuous improvement. This department focuses on:

  • Process Improvements
  • Eliminating Inefficiencies
  • Implementation of Countermeasures
  • Extra Processing

Environmental Policy

In 1999, F&P Mfg. Inc. became ISO14001 certified, and implemented an Environmental Management System (EMS), to reduce its adverse environmental impacts.

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In addition, F&P is a member of The New Tecumseth Streams Committee, actively involved in the restoration of local stream sites and conducts an annual reforestation program on our property.

Associate Involvement

F&P Mfg. Inc., has an associate suggestion and quality circle program called “J.U.M.P.” (Just Us Making Progress). This program includes:

  • GF Circles – a group of 5-10 associates identify an improvement initiative, and utilizing problem solving tools, work together to identify the root cause. These circles address everything from safety, quality and environmental issues to production related improvements.
  • Tips (Total Improvement Proposal System) – associates are responsible for the submission, implementation and completion of improvement suggestions within the corporation.