Today OTR Wheel Engineering announced it has earned Kubota Manufacturing of America’s (KMA) prestigious Kaizen Award for continual improvement. This is OTR’s first time to earn this award from KMA’s for years of hard work and improvements in supporting KMA’s manufacturing operations in Gainesville, Georgia.
Making the award presentation was Mr. Henry Kubota (President of KMA and Kubota Industrial Equipment (KIE)). The award was received during KMA’s Supplier Communication Meeting on May 2nd. Receiving the award for OTR Wheel Engineering were Mr. Larry Szeliga (COO) and Mr. Lee Chestnut, OTR’s Gainesville, Georgia facility manager.
Receiving the award is a real honor for OTR and reflects highly on all the personnel involved with the KMA program at OTR Wheel Engineering. Jeff Williams, Vice President of Sales and Marketing quoted,“This award is very special to OTR and the Gainesville facility as it means that Lee Chestnut and his team are very conscious of continuous improvement. OTR Wheel Engineering is working to instill this concept throughout the company as it builds our “Striving for Excellence” theme. Congratulations to Lee and the Gainesville Ga. Team for all their fine work.”
About OTR Wheel Engineering, Inc.
OTR Wheel Engineering (otrwheel.com) is a diversified integrator, engineering firm, manufacturer and distributor with a Global footprint for specialized Tires, Wheels, Steel Castings, Rubber Tracks, and other fabricated goods. OTR is a worldwide manufacturer and offers a wide range of products and services in support of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and aftermarket customers around the world. OTR and its associated companies operate facilities throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, South Africa, China, Thailand and Sri Lanka.
About Kubota Manufacturing of America, Inc.
Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA) manufactures and assembles Kubota lawn tractors, zero-turn mowers, sub-compact tractors, loaders, backhoes and other implements. The company was founded in 1988 and is based in Gainesville, Georgia. Kubota Manufacturing Of America Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Kubota Corporation. KMA markets its products not only in the United States but also exports them to Canada, Australia, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Japan.
For more information, press only: Jeff Williams, V.P. Sales and Marketing
P: 706-235-9781 - E: jeff.williams[.]otrwheel.com.