This week in Six Sigma related news around the globe…

Read about the new weighing and traceability system, Trac-IT MES, which Maple Leaf Bakeriesin the UK is using to reduce waste in their bagel making process. Now let’s head down under to Linde Australia to read about how Six Sigma in the service division is delivering results.

If you’re having trouble breathing, St. Anthony’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, can help. They are using Six Sigma to improve care for ventilator patients. Read how they have decreased ventilator days, length of stay in hospitals, and infections.

If you think someone’s following you, wait till you see what Unipart Group in the UK is doing to follow their trucks…They are implementing a web-based vehicle tracking system that utilizes GPS to let them know where their vehicles are at all times. The data collected will go right into Six Sigma projects.

Is Six Sigma going to Vegas? Well, Tom Peck is, and he’s got Six Sigma in his bags as he heads to MGM MIRAGEas Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Tom is a Master Black Belt and has held management position at GE and NBC Universal. My bet is he deals Six Sigma cards soon.

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