Enodis Applies Enovation Process to Materials Evaluation, Selection
August 17th, 2007
Enodis uses a proprietary process called Enodis Enovation to accelerate introduction of proven technology and products to the foodservice market through documented, collaborative process that includes our internal technology resources, expert partners in a variety of disciplines and supply chain management. Enodis recently has applied the Enovation process to metals and material management to provide foodservice operators globally with durable, long-lasting equipment.
"Enodis and its operating companies engaged a global team of metallurgical experts with vast experience in a variety of industries, including steel suppliers, leading metal laboratories, and testing agencies, explained Rick Caron, chief technology officer at Enodis. "Through this collaborative effort, we’ve life-and-stress tested optimal grades of stainless steel on multiple criteria to determine their suitability for use in demanding foodservice applications. By expanding our proven Enovation process to include materials management, we're further improving our ability to meet customer requirements for equipment performance, durability and value."
Enodis vice president of purchasing Tom Tetlow explains that Enodis supply partners are essential and valuable assets in identifying, evaluating and selecting new materials.
"With global exposure to a wide variety of industries and technologies, our supply partners have early visibility to potential solutions for the foodservice industry. By working closely with our suppliers through our Enovation process, Enodis can accelerate the introduction of proven materials, technologies and solutions to our foodservice customers," Tetlow said.