Creating a Collaborative Culture: The Benefits of Breaking Down Barriers Between Individual Sites

As manufacturing companies grow and expand into multiple facilities and locations, complexity increases, communication becomes more challenging, and optimizing operations and efficiency gets more difficult. However, a company can experience significant gains and create a competitive advantage if it builds a culture of collaboration and works as one organization instead of individual sites. In this session, custom plastics molder Falcon Plastics and manufacturing consultancy Wipfli will share best practices on how to implement a cultural evolution and break down barriers between individual sites—plus present a Falcon Plastics case study and resulting benefits. Any company with multiple facilities or challenges with collaboration will benefit from attending this presentation. Walk away with action steps that can be implemented to drive results.


  • Learn how to break down individual facility silos.
  • Discover keys to establishing a common set of goals and objectives across the organization.
  • Understand how to balance plant utilization and labor flexibility during regional labor and market challenges.

Learn tactics for sharing best practices in technology, automation and processes across facilities.

Randy Morehouse Gene Mussel