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Rethinking Manufacturing Strategy

Date Added: Jan 2010
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Tweaking competitors and bucking trends, B. Braun Medical CEO Caroll Neubauer has been busy expanding U.S. production over the last few years, raising the domestic manufacturing payroll to about 4,700 now compared with fewer than 3,200 five years ago. Neubauer has emphasized advanced automation, intense worker training, lean processes and tight integration with product R&D to keep the $1.25 - billion unit of Germany - based B. Braun a U.S. leader in intravenous systems and other medical devices.