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Lockheed Martin LM21, Six Sigma, and Lean

Lockheed Martin has been using Six Sigma and Lean since the late 90s. Like many other companies the early use of the methodologies took place in small pockets around the company without a centralized effort. Then in 1999 Lockheed Martin started the LM21 initiative. LM21 stands for Lockheed Martin in the 21st Century and is…

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Boeing

…We are now accepting all boarding passes for flight 777 departing 3M and arriving at Boeing… Jim McNerney’s recent travels have caught the attention of many including the Six Sigma community. The question we are asking ourselves is, “can he do for Boeing what he did for 3M?” Michael Cyger, CEO and Publisher of iSixSigma,…

Raytheon Six Sigma

Daniel Burnham brought Six Sigma to Raytheon from AlliedSignal in 1998.  Their enterprise-wide deployment has prospered and is known as Raytheon Six Sigma.  They follow the unique Raytheon Six Sigma Process, six steps that guide projects to completion: visualize, commit, prioritize, characterize, improve, and achieve. They have also customized the titles they give the Six Sigma workforce: Specialists (Green Belt), Experts…

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Aerospace and Defense Industry – Six Sigma

Not surprisingly, the Aerospace & Defense Sector companies of the Fortune 500 are all using Six Sigma.Six Sigma has even found its way into the US Military – Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines.Other government organizations using Six Sigma include the Florida Department of Corrections, NASA and the Pentagon. BoeingGeneral DynamicsGoodrichHoneywell InternationalL-3 CommunicationsLockheed MartinNorthrop GrummanRaytheonTextronUnited…

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Textron Six Sigma

As early as 1999 the Cessna Aircraft Company was using Six Sigma as one of its business improvement tools.This early work laid the foundation for Textron Six Sigma, the corporate-wide initiative that would follow in 2002. Overview 2004 Annual Report “Textron Six Sigma We have achieved substantial savings through our Black Belt and Green Belt…