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  • Lean Strategies and Decentralized Value Chains Fuel RFID Uptake in Manufacturing

    August 28, 2014: As RFID solutions facilitate real-time tracking of assets in different locations, it increases productivity enabling cost-effective allocation of resources. These benefits, along with reduced labor requirements, information accuracy, improved sales and customer service boost RFID adoption among manufacturing participants looking to realize higher return on investment.

  • Winnipeg Manufacturer Streamlines Production With Lean

    August 28, 2014: “We had to learn best practices but we also needed to find out what we wanted our ERP to do, and to see if our hopes and dreams were viable. The best way to move forward in an organized, structured way was a Kaizen event. The event comprised a full evaluation of our supply chain process, from order entry to fulfillment.”

  • SMI Marks Decade of Process Improvement

    August 26, 2014: Tom Hughes, a veteran hospital supply chain executive who earned national recognition for his healthcare consulting contributions to the industry celebrates the 10th anniversary of the latest venture in his more than four-decade career.

  • A Deeper Look at Lean Manufacturing

    August 25, 2014: Highlighting two of Santa Clarita’s core industries – aerospace and defense, and advanced manufacturing, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp.’s Aerospace and Defense Coalition toured B&B Manufacturing in Santa Clarita on Thursday.

  • Emerson Acquired Valvulas, Accesorios y Maquinarias SAC (VAMSAC)

    August 22, 2014: Emerson recently opened a Mining Center of Excellence in Santiago, Chile, to serve as a regional hub to provide services, expertise and technology development for South American mining industry customers to help them achieve their business and operational objectives.

  • Business Process Management Market to Reach $10 Billion By 2020

    August 22, 2014: “Cloud computing, mobile computing, and smart devices represent the major forces impacting business process management markets.”

  • Advanced Solutions and KLH Engineers Partner Through Workflow Simulation

    August 19, 2014: Kohrs Lonnemann Heil Engineers, PSC, is constantly looking at ways to automate “busy” work, so their engineers can focus on being engineers.

  • Flabby Australia's Chance to Get Lean

    August 18, 2014: “Agile goes to a philosophy of how you think about things, it goes to your governance processes,” SEEK managing director Michael Ilczynski says. “Even our customer service team has embraced the core concepts in terms of ‘backlog, doing and done’. We are seeing swim lanes all over the building.”

  • Lewis Learning to ‘Make the Invisible Visible’

    August 15, 2014: Hillsboro’s city auditor was at the LeanOhio boot camp, which will help him make his office more streamlined.

  • W.S. Tyler Team Members Earn LSS Black Belts

    August 14, 2014: Jeff Pope, Product Manager for Engineered Products and Industrial Woven Wire, and Jared Lane, Product Engineer and ISO Coordinator, have achieved this third-tier classification by completing Lean manufacturing training at Kent State University.

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