The logo for the Carlisle Operating System, or COS.“COS” or Carlisle Operating System is a LeanSigma business system that promotes safety, employee participation, quality improvement, on-time delivery and productivity improvement. 

The COS Operational Excellence program recognizes and rewards operations and employees that have made significant improvements in these areas in the workplace.


COS Operational Excellence Award – Gold Sustainment:

  • St Augustine, FL – May 2017

COS Operational Excellence Award – Gold Level:

  • Dongguan, China – August 2014
  • Kent, WA - April 2015

COS Operational Excellence Award – Silver Level:

  • Cerritos, CA – December 2015
  • Nogales, Mexico – April 2014
  • Franklin, WI – August 2014

COS Operational Excellence Award – Bronze Level:

  • Tempe, AZ – December 2013
  • El Segundo, CA – November 2015
  • Riverside, CA – November 2015
  • Lugano, CH – November 2015
  • Shenzhen, CN – August 2016

TBM “Perfect Engine” Award – September 2011

Tukwila – The “perfect engine” is an award recognizing the plants commitment to a continuous improvement philosophy and its success as a “lean” enterprise. This award annually honors a plant that has been most successful in implementing LeanSigma methodologies.

Industry Week Magazine Finalist - 2011

Tukwila - The goal of IW's Best Plants award program is to recognize plants, located in North America, that are on the leading edge of efforts to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction and create stimulating and rewarding work environments

Goodrich supplier of the year - 2011