Out-of-the-Box Benchmarking: Amoco Lube Plant Benchmarks Soup Company's Recipe for Success



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  • December 1, 1998
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Amoco's lubricant plant in Whiting, Indiana, discovered a unique benchmarking partner when it looked beyond its industry and found that a Campbell's Soup plant could teach the lube plant some new tricks. Examination of the soup manufacturer's mixing and blending process represented one benchmarking exchange in the lube plant's successful efforts to improve productivity, reduce costs, achieve employee involvement, and transform its entire operation.

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