As part of our Continuous Improvement Program, waste reduction is a key priority and all staff are encouraged to submit ideas.
Adhesives Team Leader, Tom McGurk was the recipient of the Best Idea Award 2019. Tom has worked at Teknek for over 13 years and has become an integral part of the production team.
With extensive knowledge of the adhesives department and customer needs, Tom came up with the simple idea to waste created when making our 6-inch adhesive rolls.
By making simple changes to our supply chain and production process Tom’s suggestions not only provides a saving but as importantly makes a significant reduction to waste that goes to landfill. Tom was presented with the Best Ideas Award by Managing Director Stephen Mitchell.
As Sir William Golding once said, “The greatest ideas are the simplest.”