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CIRAS helps Iowa Spring improve productivity, increase profitability

Iowa Spring

Iowa Spring engineers, produces and delivers springs for various agricultural equipment, construction machinery, overhead garage doors and appliance industries worldwide. The Adel manufacturer first called the Center for Industrial Research and Service several years ago, seeking help with the plant layout of a new manufacturing facility at a second location.

CIRAS developed plant layout simulations that helped the company improve material handling processes. Since that success, CIRAS has been assisting Iowa Spring with many other facets of the business.

This article appeared in June 2012 -- From Cathann Kress Newsletter