Outside Training Enhances Workforce
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is located in St. Augustine Florida with 540 employees. They are one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of high-performance wire and cable, including optical fiber, harsh environment engine wire, and high-speed digital cable as well as terminal lugs and splices. Carlisle also provides a high level of customer support by offering engineering and certification services for the commercial aerospace, military and defense electronics, industrial, test and measurement, and medical industries.
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies has its own training team, who focus entirely on building the workforce to help achieve the required technical and leadership skills. In this case, the team was challenged with finding ways to cut costs. Carlisle’s vision was to continue to invest in their people and encourage employees to become the best they can be through internal and external educational opportunities. The FloridaMakes Business Advisor suggested a number of trainings, including included Lean Manufacturing, Leadership Training, Front Line Supervisor Training, and Manufacturing Process Certification, among others, to promote internal and external training improvements now and in the years to come. The training enhanced the workforce and increased the company’s bottom line.
- $591,670 in cost savings
- Increased worker morale