Hagit Gavish
Director of Manufacturing
Palram Americas, Inc.
Kutztown, PA

“My passion for manufacturing comes from its energy, challenges and working with a diverse group of people across different levels of the organization.”

Hagit has been instrumental in the launch of the Palram Continuous Improvement Initiative since joining the company in 2012. This initiative utilizes LEAN tools, such as 5S, Problem Solving and Visual Management, to improve Palram's bottom line, set trends and facilitate improvements across processes and personnel. Hagit is always looking for the next challenge and encourages her team to be the best they can be by continuously raising performance expectations. With Hagit's continued leadership, there is no doubt Palram will continue to rank among the best companies to work for in the area.
Hagit began her manufacturing career in her native country of Israel. Working first as an industrial engineer, she later transitioned to production management. She embraced the challenge of working with limited resources while constantly strategizing how to increase capacity and improve efficiencies. Moving her family to the United States and assimilating into a completely different culture for the past two and a half years has been a tremendous challenge.  Hagit’s courage and strength of character have helped her make a successful transition. She continues to focus on expanding her knowledge, skills and capacity while leading the Palram team through the many changes, challenges, and developments required to accomplish business objectives.
Hagit feels it is imperative to broaden your horizons, embrace adventure, and challenge yourself. She has a great sense of community and family among her co-workers and embraces the new friends and life she and her family have in their new community.

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