R. C. Bigelow Inc.
Location: Boise, Ada County
Project: Lean Manufacturing / 5S Systems
R. C. Bigelow Inc. is a family-owned company which bags, packages and ships flavored tea to grocery retailers, mass merchandisers and the food service industry. Founded in the late 1940’s, the company has plants in Connecticut, Idaho, and Kentucky. The Boise plant, with 85 employees, produces the majority of tea bags for the company.