Gorbel® Inc., a Victor, NY based manufacturer of material handling and fall protection equipment, won the gold award for Team Excellence from the Greater Rochester Quality Council. They accepted the award at the 12th Annual GRQC Showcase and Award Ceremony at Locust Hill Country Club on May 9, 2018.
Gorbel® was one of 15 finalists in the 2018 Greater Rochester Quality Council Performance Excellence Awards Competition. The competition celebrates quality accomplishments in the Greater Rochester Area. According to their website, the GRQC seeks to discover, recognize and learn from high performing organizations in the Greater Rochester area. The finalists included businesses, not-for-profits and healthcare.
Gorbel® was recognized for their continuous efforts for improvement, including companywide interest and desires to improve processes and become more engaged in improvements, and their employee’s participation in multiple Kaizens a year. The word Kaizen describes the systematic approach to making small changes to constantly be improving. As a whole, Gorbel® is hosting 17 major Kaizens in 2018, with smaller Kaizens intermittently.