24-24 April 2023
keyboard_arrow_left See all news

Recent News

30 Jan, 2023 /
Cirtec Medical
Cirtec Medical Acquires QMD™ Precision Components Business
Cirtec Medical Corporation acquires QMD’s Precision Components business
27 Jan, 2023 /
AMADA WELD TECH to Highlight Innovative Solutions for Medical Device Manufacturing at MD&M West 2023
Reliability, quality, and innovation on display in booth #2935
10 Jan, 2023 /
Qosina introduces Irradiate to Order service for single-use bioprocess components
Qosina introduces an Irradiate to Order service for its single-use bioprocess component ...
09 Jan, 2023 /
Qosina Announces Partnership with ILC Dover and Expanded Portfolio of Liquid Bag Chambers
Qosina announces a partnership with ILC Dover, a leader in the innovative design and pro...
05 Jan, 2023 /
Life Science Outsourcing, Inc.
Life Science Outsourcing Completes Acquisition of J-Pac Medical
Expands into biomaterials and diagnostics end-markets, broadens service offerings, and s...
Flambeau Medical Markets Group
/ 25 Oct, 2021
keyboard_arrow_left See all news

Plasticos Flambeau Mexico Plant Achieves Milestone

SALTILLO, COAHUILA, MEXICO - Plasticos Flambeau plant associates in Saltillo recently reached two years (730 days and 1,465,792 hours worked) of operation with zero accidents. Celebrated by the crew on September 29, 2021, this achievement sets Flambeau apart in a manufacturing industry that experiences approximately three accidents per 100 workers in a given year in the United States, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Achieving zero accidents in manufacturing requires many levels of commitment. In Saltillo, the crew utilizes weekly reviews and checklists to analyze critical plant-wide safety points.

Continual training and personal safety equipment requirements ensure workers are empowered to operate machinery and perform duties safely. Constant attention by maintenance crews keeps machinery and safety devices in top working order.

As a designated “essential business,” Flambeau continued operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Saltillo pro-active prevention protocals were implemented to minimize the risk of contagion, with more than 70 actions assigned.

“Flambeau recognizes the importance of safety and is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment,” said Dario Aranda, plant manager of the Saltillo facility, who oversees the continuous application of safe work practices and health protocols.

The plant's slogan says it best: “Un día seguro, seguro es un gran día.” Or, in English: “A safe day, sure is a great day.” A workday at Flambeau can be even greater with added incentives, awarded to associates for safe workplace achievements.

Flambeau is a leading, world-wide plastic manufacturer. In Saltillo, it produces automotive and heavy duty truck parts, Flambeau Outdoors decoys, appliance components, air filtration components, fluid systems, and much more. The Saltillo plant has 290 associates and operates 10 injection molding presses and 19 blow molding presses.

Flambeau, Inc., a Nordic Group company established in 1947, is a thermoplastics manufacturer headquartered in Baraboo, Wisconsin. With certified facilities and sales offices throughout the United States, Mexico, United Kingdom, and in China, Flambeau serves many retail and commercial markets, including contract manufacturing for key sectors of the automotive, industrial, medical, fluids, and packaging industries. For further information on Flambeau's capabilities, please visit www.flambeau.com.

Sonja Stauffacher, VP Administration, Flambeau, Inc.
608-355-6511 • [email protected]

Processing. Please wait.