Monday, October 12, 2015

Polaris Spirit Lake Factory Named Assembly Plant of the Year

Polaris Industries Inc.’s factory in Spirit Lake, Iowa, was recently named the “2015 Assembly Plant of the Year” by ASSEMBLY Magazine. The world-class plant, which produces a wide variety of motorcycle models, was selected for this distinction because of its successful combination of flexible production processes and lean manufacturing principles in launching an aggressive lineup of new products. 

The ASSEMBLY Magazine feature detailing the Polaris plant’s capabilities cites the installation of a new state-of-the-art paint shop among its recent developments. Ghafari provided comprehensive process design, architecture and engineering services for the two-story, 91,000-square-foot paint shop, which is capable of painting more than 500 different metal and plastic parts for multiple Polaris motorcycle brands. 

Download the full ASSEMBLY article below.