July 5, 2012: Electrical engineering and manufacturing company Ampcontrol has opened a new ‘lean’ manufacturing facility in Victoria.
July 4, 2012: Alpina has hired 25 workers who will start July 16, about two months before the plant is expected to be in production. They will complete a food processing “boot camp” at Genesee Community College. Staff from the Rochester Institute of Technology will teach “lean manufacturing skills,” said Roger Parkhurst, director of operations for Alpina USA.
July 3, 2012: Acrylon Plastics Ltd. managed to keep most of its production in Canada by embracing the concept of “lean manufacturing,” said chief executive officer Craig McIntosh.
July 3, 2012: I would like to initiate the creation of the International Committee for Six Sigma 2.0.
July 2, 2012: The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) has announced Phil Jones as the Head of Supply Chain Development in a ploy to increase the efficiency and growth of the manufacturing industry within the UK.
June 29, 2012: NWI Lab360 leverages professional certifications in Six Sigma®, Lean, Project Management and the American Society for Quality to optimize design, manufacturing and quality to achieve the shortest lead times for any volume.
June 28, 2012: The Customer Buying Trend Analysis module for Epicor Distribution applies a series of Six Sigma statistical models to determine a distributor’s customer/item combinations that have a proven, consistent buying pattern.
June 28, 2012: Along with some carbon 29-er frames and its CAT4 carbon road race frame that offers ‘the perfect balance between performance and price’ in a 1,000 gram frame, Asahi Ent. Corp from Tainan City, Taiwan used the Shanghai Show to highlight its new Six Sigma painting services.
June 27, 2012: In providing top-of-the-line 6S products and solutions, the Creative Safety Supply company offers pertinent information about the proven system for workplace organization and safety.
June 27, 2012: A key capabilities of ImproveIt includes selecting from customizable improvement methodologies (Focus PDSA, Six Sigma DMAIC, Six Sigma DMADV, Lean Rapid Improvement Event, and Lean 6S Event) and automatically loading the project deliverables and dates into the work plan.