On this tour, attendees will see and hear an amazing story of employee engagement that includes all functions of the business. Through the efforts of Gemline’s associates at all levels of the company, from administrative areas to the manufacturing floor, in various languages and from halfway around the world, Gemline has been able to implement more than 25,000 ideas since 2012. Attendees will hear directly from the associates themselves about their work on visual management, policy deployment, 6S and standard work applications in the office as well as manufacturing, leader standard work, and their expanding practice of the improvement kata and coaching kata.
The promotional product industry's premier supplier of bags, business accessories, gifts and writing instruments, Gemline is ranked as one of the industry's largest suppliers by the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI). With a full in-house design team and multiple product launches a year, Gemline is a leader in design innovation, bringing the most cutting-edge and relevant trends to the market. Its product line consists of padfolios, portfolios, gifts, writing instruments, backpacks, sport and travel bags, totes and coolers, as well as high-quality brands featuring American Tourister, Bobble, Brookstone, Igloo, Isaac Mizrahi, Lynktec, Moleskine, Samsonite, Thermos and Zebra. Gemline is headquartered in Lawrence, Massachusetts and has an office in Southern China. www.gemline.com