Productivity Improvement

Bay Motor Embraces Lean Practices

Bay Motor Products, a manufacturer of electric motors in Traverse City, Michigan, used its GLTAAC funding to work with local experts on value stream mapping, lean training and coaching initiatives across the business.

Embracing lean in production and the front office was a foundational effort for the goals company president, Andy Robitshek, has set for the business.  He comments, “We want to remain at the forefront of our industry, and embracing best practices will help us do that.”

Bay Motor Products worked with trainers and coaches from Northwestern Michigan College who brought new perspectives and hands-on training to the business.Bay Motor

Mr. Robitshek commented further, “The changes have already made a big difference for our firm, and GLTAAC funds were vital to helping us leverage our own resources.”