February 22, 2012
Plymouth Tube Co. has announced that its Eupora, Miss., precision steel tubing mill has received the 2012 American Metal Market (AMM) award for Welded Tube and Pipe Producer of the Year.
The AMM Awards for Steel Tube and Pipe Excellence were established to recognize innovative companies across multiple categories. Twenty-two nominees were named as finalists in 10 different categories by a panel of independent industry experts. The judges evaluated nominations using a point-based, qualitative approach to determine the overall winners among mills, distributors, and other service providers with operations in North America.
The Eupora facility was chosen based on its demonstrated excellence in implementation of lean manufacturing, high regard for quality, empowerment of employees, focus on continuous improvement, and high regard for the use of operational best practices. These attributes are part of Plymouth's Manufacturing Excellence Program.
Plymouth, Warrenville, Ill., is a global supplier of specialty carbon-alloy, nickel-alloy, and stainless steel tubing for mechanical, pressure, boiler, and hydraulic applications.