The leader in total temperature control, Powerblanket designs and manufactures high technology smart controls and monitoring devices, heating blankets, and chilling products that solve a wide range of temperature problems. Industries such as oil and gas, construction, industrial, mining, and railroad rely on innovative Powerblanket® technologies to control the temperature variable.
The AME assessment team highlighted Powerblanket’s great culture throughout the company. Several factors that help drive the culture include the company recognition program, peer-to-peer recognition, and the Gallup Strength Finder onboarding questionnaire that helps employees feel connected. The assessors praised the company’s commitment to the lean journey. There is a good understanding of the basics of lean and continuous improvement in leadership and on the manufacturing floor including one-piece flow and quality checks at each operation. The team also commended Powerblanket’s improvements and impressive turnaround, especially for only being three years into its lean journey.