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City of El Paso Appoints New Managing Director for Internal Services
Nov 20
Araceli Guerra is a certified Project Management Professional, a senior Baldrige Examiner and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
Peter Brown Joins Seaboard Foods LLC as President and CEO
Nov 18
“We’re incredibly fortunate to tap into his experience and expertise in utilizing Lean manufacturing and management principles to collaboratively drive results.”
PulteGroup Appoints J. Phillip Holloman to its Board of Directors
Nov 18
In addition to his role as the executive champion of Cintas’ Six Sigma deployment, Holloman developed its strategy to cross-sell products and services.
SSMI Asia Creates History by Conducting World’s Largest Lean Six Sigma Online Class
Nov 17
SSMI Asia’s inaugural Global Batch of 132 participants from 19 countries joins history the as “The world’s largest Lean Six Sigma Virtual Batch.”
Fairmont State University Offers New Engineering Master’s Degree Program
Nov 15
The MSET program will concentrate on improving quality, implementing total quality management, project management, Six Sigma and designing engineering and technological solutions in an economical manner.
Paul Boehms Named Executive Director of Warner Norcross and Judd
Nov 12
He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, which allows him to increase profitability, reduce or eliminate waste, and improve key performance indicators for multiple clients.
Simplilearn and the University of Massachusetts Amherst to Launch Online Post Graduate Program in Ag
Nov 12
The program covers Agile methods, release planning, maturity models, scrum practices and the hallmarks of the Agile problem-solving process.
SAF Taps Industry Veteran to Serve as New Atlanta General Manager
Nov 11
Coupled with his blend of technical and business acumen, Matthew Webb is well-versed in Lean manufacturing principles and is Six Sigma certified.
Impact Advisors Promotes Kim Reitter to Vice President
Nov 10
Reitter is a Registered Nurse, has her Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic certification and is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
QBIC Launches Second Wave of Lean Manufacturing Program
Nov 10
“Through the programme, QBIC is able to contribute to the advancement of the manufacturing sector in Qatar, which has witnessed tremendous growth over the past two years.”
Wadsworth Control Systems Appoints Thom Mandl as Chief Operating Officer
Nov 09
Mandl’s academic training includes an MBA and a BS in Mechanical Engineering, and he holds professional certifications in Lean Six Sigma and supply chain management.
Profits Soar at Dundee Life Sciences Business
Nov 07
The firm said it had introduced Lean manufacturing processes to assist with waste and cost reductions.
Jason Ormsby Named Aptive Chief Innovation Officer
Nov 06
Ormsby, former quality, safety and improvement offering lead at Deloitte, has joined Aptive Resources as chief innovation officer tasked with overseeing various activities to deliver safe healthcare services to providers and patients.
Sherron Rogers Named Eskenazi Health’s Chief Financial Officer, Chief Strategy Officer
Nov 05
In her expanded leadership role, Rogers will continue Eskenazi Health’s commitment to fiscal responsibility while fostering strategic growth and improvement initiatives and further enhancing partnerships between finance and clinical and operational leaders.
HRSflow Completes Expansion, Optimizes Hot-Runner Assembly Process
Nov 02
The expansion was designed according to Lean manufacturing criteria to make the hot-runner assembly process more efficient.
GEAPS Launches Business Training Courses
Oct 30
“These new courses support our mission to advance industry knowledge by expanding beyond grain operations to include training in all facets of business operations, including leadership, project management and specific skills like Lean Six Sigma.”
Leslie A. Beavers Joins Academy Securities’ Advisory Board
Oct 29
Beavers is a GE Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has years of independent consulting experience for major corporations in the oil & gas, entertainment, healthcare and defense industries.
CGI Awarded Gold at the 14th CII IQ National Competition on Six Sigma
Oct 28
The award recognized CGI for a customer satisfaction improvement initiative using Six Sigma and CGI IP-based solutions, CGI SiteReliability360 and CGI ServiceInsight under the Improvement Project – Manufacturing and Services category.
US LBM Associates Earn Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
Oct 27
To date, US LBM has had more than 900 associates certified with a Lean Six Sigma Yellow, Green or Black Belt.
Gemba Academy Announces New Business Process Mapping Course
Oct 26
It introduces several common VSM methods, presents real-life examples and offers insight from experts.
DCR Systems Partners with Willoughby Accident Repair Center
Oct 23
The DCR Process uses Lean manufacturing principles at all of its facilities to streamline production and ensure there is a segmented and sequential visual workflow.
Indiana University Joins MoreSteam to Offer Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
Oct 23
Students will complete MoreSteam’s online Green Belt modules and attend live virtual coaching and review sessions led by IU faculty.
EPA Announces 12 Healthy Communities Grants
Oct 21
The University of Massachusetts, Lowell’s project, “Lean Manufacturing and Pollution Prevention in the Food and Beverage Sector,” will provide a 16-week training program for employees from 10 food and beverage manufacturing companies located in Massachusetts.
Wildeck Appoints New VP of Operations
Oct 20
Steve Holland will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Wildeck’s multi-site manufacturing facilities, strengthening quality initiatives and leading the journey toward operational excellence.
Union City's Mizuho OSI​ Receives Innovation Award
Oct 20
Since implementing Lean manufacturing practices four years ago, Mizuho OSI has seen tremendous results. The company’s revenues have increased by 40 percent.
SOC Telemed Provides Updated Outlook and Business Update
Oct 19
“Our implementation team, bolstered with Lean Six Sigma and PMP rigor, made significant progress on our average implementation time during the quarter, decreasing it to 92 days from contract sign to go-live. We are well on our way to achieve a record number of implementations by year-end.”
PAC Worldwide Names New Vice President of Innovation
Oct 16
“Misha’s [Riveros] demonstrated ability to bring people and resources together to create continuous improvement and impact makes her an ideal leader for PAC Worldwide.”
Gov. Ricketts Highlights Process Improvement Successes During State’s Coronavirus Response
Oct 15
“To meet the challenge of this pandemic while keeping government services open, we’ve had to be innovative, flexible, and learn as we go,” said DAS Director Jason Jackson. “The process improvement training and techniques from the COE have equipped us with the capability to do that.”
Gaming Corp. Names Seneca Nation Member as New CEO
Oct 15
Kevin Nephew joined the gaming corporation in 2014, most recently serving as vice president of organization improvement and development. In that role, he successfully developed and launched a company-wide continuous improvement program, focusing on process improvement and delivering improved customer service and profitability across the organization.
LSI Announces Steve deMoulpied as COO
Oct 15
He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.
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