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Carlisle Brake & Friction U.K. Facility Receives COS Operational Excellence Award

Pontypool, Wales – February 8, 2012 – The Carlisle Brake & Friction Pontypool, Wales U.K. plant achieved the COS Operational Excellence Bronze Award in December 2011. Dave Roberts, Chairman, CEO and President of Carlisle presented the Operational Excellence Award to the employees in Pontypool on February 8, 2012. This award recognizes plants that have achieved significant safety, quality, delivery and cost improvements in their lean journey.

COS stands for Carlisle Operating System.  Carlisle Operating System is a process of employees creatively working together to maximize performance and eliminate waste in order to drive exceptional value for our customers and shareholders.

Congratulations to the team in Pontypool for successfully utilizing COS lean tools to achieve COS Operational Excellence.