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  • H-D Advanced Manufacturing Co. Acquires Crown Precision Machining

    October 20, 2014: “We intend to build on this legacy by expanding Crown’s manufacturing capacity, investing in its people and introducing lean manufacturing processes, all with the goal of supporting Crown’s customers even better.”

  • DVT, BluePrintBI Partner for Better Process Management

    October 17, 2014: “The problem we’re finding – and why the synergy with DVT works so well – is processes are developed to the point of ‘business as usual’, after which many are lost, or the consultants that developed them naturally move on to other projects. As a result businesses potentially hemorrhage knowledge and put themselves at great risk.”

  • LSS Executive Search Firm Adds Contract Staffing to its Service Offerings

    October 14, 2014: Established more than a dozen years ago in Norwalk, Conn., Staff Providers is highly specialized, focusing on Lean Six Sigma Black Belts, Master Black Belts, Lean Masters, and ASQ Certified (Quality) candidates.

  • Xerox Cutting Back on Lean Six Sigma Program, Jobs

    October 13, 2014: In a memo to employees earlier this month, president of corporate operations Herve Tessler said that Xerox having met its goal of “embedding the principles and practices of (Lean Six Sigma) within the business … we no longer have a need for a centralized LSS function and (will) disband the corporate LSS team.”

  • Management Concept Helps Feed More Kids in Government Schools

    October 13, 2014: Akshaypatra, an NGO that provides food for mid-day meals to government schools and government-aided schools across Gujarat, has added around 1,000 more students to its programme in Surat without incurring any extra costs. The organization did so by making savings after adopting the Six Sigma management concepts.

  • Teaching Kids How to Think Critically Offers Lifelong Benefits

    October 12, 2014: Del Bianco, a Lean Sigma Black Belt with Columbus Regional Health, and Central Middle School teacher Jacquelyn Fischvogt collaborated on a project-based learning exercise that challenged students to improve the homework experience.

  • Chi Solutions, Inc. to Gather in New Orleans October 21-22, 2014

    October 10, 2014: In just a few weeks, the clinical lab industry’s leaders in the use of Lean, Six Sigma, ISO 15189, and other process improvement methods will gather for the annual Lab Quality Confab conference. Chi Solutions, Inc. will be among the attendees.

  • BLP Launches Streamline “Process Improvement” Service

    October 9, 2014: City law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner has launched Streamline, a “process improvement service” designed to cope with the legal challenges of big construction projects and complex or high-volume commercial litigation.

  • Continuous Improvement Effort Based On Lean Six Sigma Concept

    October 8, 2014: Several projects are underway, including an examination of the District’s copier and printer contracts, numbers and use practices. Using data-driven problem solving techniques, we will be analyzing the district’s copier and printer costs, comparing those costs to actual needs, with the goal of reducing copier and printer costs district-wide.

  • Is Lean Six Sigma a Means to Cutting City of Kawartha Lakes' Jobs?

    October 7, 2014: “Lean Six Sigma and continuous process improvement is about processes, not about cutting staff.”

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