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The Management and Strategy Institute Providing New GBsim Project Simulation ProgramNEW
Feb 19
The GBsim takes students through various Six Sigma project areas, giving them practical project experience at the Green Belt level.
Pollen Academy Launches Lean Six Sigma Program in Collaboration with Vative
Feb 13
Due to popular demand with the Vative program in Melbourne, the Sydney debut kicks off at Pollen HQ March 16.
Capstone Promotes Kirk C. Petty to SVP of Operations
Feb 13
“Kirk is a long-term employee of Capstone and has moved up through the organizational ranks, having worked in and lead our Quality organization, providing leadership of our Six Sigma initiatives, a key member of our Signature Series product launch, and remarkably led our multiple Manufacturing organizations transition into a single facility.”
Scott Trevino Promoted to SVP of Product Management and Solutions at TRIMEDX
Feb 13
He is Six Sigma Lean Black Belt-certified with a history of success in executing complex global strategies and has a passion for developing, motivating and leading teams.
Raytheon Executive Elected to National Academy of Engineering
Feb 11
In his current role, Mark Russell provides corporate leadership in the strategic areas of technology and research, engineering, operations, performance excellence, programs security, Raytheon Six Sigma and mission assurance.
E. S. Kluft Adds Two Bedding Veterans to Its Team
Feb 10
With his experience in achieving manufacturing improvements through the implementation of Lean manufacturing systems, Sergio Tellez will focus on establishing processes to support the growth of the E.S. Kluft business.
New York Air Brake Appoints Greg Dalpe Senior VP, Sales and Marketing
Feb 10
Dalpe brings 15 years of transformation leadership across a variety of regulated industrial manufacturing segments, including a proven track record of deploying global operational excellence business systems focused within manufacturing and supply chain operations in North America and China.
Calhoun Announces Advanced Machine Tool Program
Feb 08
Advanced training in the program includes soft-skill exercises, such as Lean manufacturing processes and problem solving.
New Healthcare Book Is Released with The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Value Institute
Feb 08
“Lean Six Sigma Guide For Improving Healthcare” by Danielle M. Potter, MS, LSSBB, PMP and Nicole Szalay Batulis, MHA, LSSMBB, CPHQ has been released worldwide. The 265-page book functions as a toolkit for healthcare professionals to improve their practices using the Lean Six Sigma methodology.
LafargeHolcim US Appoints Mountain Region Manager
Feb 05
Woodrow “Chance” Allen has extensive experience in Lean manufacturing and managing large-scale businesses.
GE Digital Delivers Continuous Improvement and Centralized Data Visualization with New Proficy Opera
Feb 04
Among the features of Proficy Operations Hub 1.5 are an out-of-the-box trend analysis application to improve root cause detection and collaborative analysis by providing ad hoc trending and KPI dashboards from Proficy Historian data.
Erie Insurance Appoints Amanda Burgess to Vice President Role
Feb 04
Amanda Burgess has accepted the position of vice president, Continuous Improvement at Erie Insurance effective March 26.
ISSSP Announces February Webinar: Implementing Lean with a Blind Workforce
Feb 04
Hiring people with disabilities often presents challenges for manufacturing companies who are concerned with safety and productivity issues. In this upcoming webinar, one will learn various methods that can make the Lean training process smoother.
QBIC Launches Third Wave of Lean Acceleration Program for High-Potential Startups
Feb 03
The program aims to develop existing businesses by stimulating their sales and marketing mechanism through four main components, including access to local, regional and international customers in the private and public sectors; administrative and technical talents; smart funding facilitation; as well as coaching and mentoring.
Sky Power Receives ISO 9001:2015 Recertification
Feb 03
Highest quality, excellent customer care and an efficient, sustainable, lean manufacturing process are the focus of the UAS engine manufacturer Sky Power GmbH from Germany. This has now been confirmed with the successful ISO recertification.
Certification Planner Announced a Complimentary Training Program for Veterans
Jan 30
Certification Planner will be conducting training programs for veterans on Dual Lean Six Sigma Green & Black Belt, PMP, and ITIL 4 Foundation.
PIA Announces Keynote Speakers for 2020 Continuous Improvement Conference
Jan 30
This year’s theme focuses on unlocking the secrets to developing your playbook for success in operational excellence and Lean manufacturing.
Michelle Cooper Appointed HGG Customer Account Manager
Jan 29
“Michelle has an especially solid background in Lean manufacturing, as well as technical sales and operations administration, providing deadline-driven customer service account management that is always outstanding, even when dealing with complex situations.”
GE Shares Jump 10% on Profit Beat, Higher 2020 Cash Target
Jan 29
GE is trying to tackle its problems by increasing “operational rigor” and Lean manufacturing.
Shawn Govender Appointed New Plant Manager
Jan 29
“My focus is to significantly drive safety, quality and efficiency improvements within the Struandale plant to make us a truly competitive global powertrain manufacturing facility.”
DNA Evidence Backlog Shrinking, Needs More Work
Jan 28
Progress in addressing the backlog has stemmed from implementing greater efficiencies through Lean Six Sigma training.
JHAH Forum Highlights Patient Safety in Saudi Arabia
Jan 26
The winning poster was the “Lean Six Sigma Project for Improving Oncology Patient Waiting Time for Chemotherapy Administration.”
Rock River Water Reclamation District Makes Hire, Promotion
Jan 24
Kwame Calvin is in the process of completing his degree in business management and has several Lean training, process improvement, Six Sigma, safety and Occupational Safety and Health Administration certifications.
Clearfield Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2020 Results
Jan 23
“We aim to establish enhanced Lean manufacturing initiatives by dedicating one facility to connectivity and the other to splicing operations associated with our enclosures.”
Avcorp Names New Leader of Delta Facility
Jan 23
Michael Elvidge “brings over 20 years of senior leadership experience in various aerospace functions, including Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.”
TDIndustries Promotes Lauren Turner to Senior Vice President
Jan 23
She joined TD in 2014 as a process improvement specialist, using Lean methodology to continuously improve delivery methods. She was promoted to lead TD’s manufacturing group the next year. Under her leadership, the department had its best year on record, producing a record 5.7 million pounds of sheet metal without a single safety incident. Turner joined the Service team in 2018 as vice president and has guided it since.
PPB CPI Creating Relationships and Making Changes
Jan 23
With over 500 people trained in Lean Six Sigma’s Continuous Process Improvement program, sweeping positive changes are being seen at Production Plant Barstow, Marine Depot Maintenance Command on the Yermo Annex aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif.
The 2020 Lean Summit Showcases Long-Term Lean Transformations Displaying Grit and Perseverance
Jan 22
“The speakers and their companies are diverse, but they all share the common trait of tenacity in improving work.”
Berkeley County to offer ManuFirstSC Training in Cainhoy
Jan 21
The three-week course, formerly known as the Lean Manufacturing course, will provide skills to qualify candidates for manufacturing positions at companies around Berkeley County and throughout South Carolina.
MAN, Others Plan Conference on Reducing Waste In Manufacturing Sector
Jan 20
The conference scheduled to be held Feb. 18 and Feb. 20, in Abuja, is aimed at seeking ways of eliminating all inefficiencies in production line between the customers’ order and product shipment.
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