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ReAgent Achieves ISO 13485 Accreditation for Medical Devices & Launches New Biological Reagent Manuf
Nov 11
ReAgent Chemical Services has successfully achieved ISO 13485 accreditation.
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Hub Labels Honored by Maryland Occupational Safety and HealthNEW
Nov 16
“We are also grateful to the World Class Consortia as they have been very instrumental to helping Hub Labels learn more about Lean manufacturing which has allowed us to become the company we are today.”
Auto Supplier Hires VP of OperationsNEW
Nov 15
“Operational excellence is about developing teams in an environment where people have to problem solve — which brings learning — and learning brings continuous improvement,” new VP Brad Spooner said.
ISSSP Announces November Webinar
Nov 13
The webinar will present a methodology that shows a comparison of any two teams from any two professional leagues while accounting for variation in the competitive landscape, such as number of games played and the way points are scored.
Lisa Krug Joins Meliora Consulting
Nov 13
Krug, a process improvement specialist, is responsible for developing project documents and client deliverables and implementing and maintaining internal processes and procedures.
DENSO Recognized with "Friend of ASEAN Award" at the ASEAN Business Awards 2019
Nov 10
The Lean Automation System Integrator Project, between the Ministry of Industry of Thailand and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, under Thailand’s 4.0 Policy with the objective to develop engineers who specialize in robotics and automation as system integrators for Lean automation.
Positronic President Named Manufacturing Executive of the Year at the 5th Annual Made in Missouri Le
Nov 10
Greg Rocque’s results-driven leadership has allowed Positronic to meet significant financial objectives in the past year, he has inspired the company to implement Lean manufacturing in order to remove “waste” and improve productivity, and he has driven operational efficiencies in cost savings and supplier relationships.
Advantix Hires Dona Kappmeyer as Chief Visionary Officer
Nov 08
Kappmeyer is an accomplished business leader and Six Sigma Master Black Belt and CPA with deep experience in business case development, process improvement, change management, project management and operational excellence.
Augmented Reality Supports Manufacturing Growth
Nov 05
The teams used augmented reality technology, product knowledge and Lean manufacturing principles to create a digital twin of the workshop.
Lancaster Colony Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings
Nov 04
“The increased sales combined with our supply chain team’s ongoing Lean Six Sigma program and other initiatives helped drive our consolidated gross margin up nearly 170 basis points to 27.3%.”
SL Hosts Asia's Largest Conference on Organizational Excellence
Nov 04
The event featured 20 prominent global speakers (from multinational corporates such as Rolls Royce and Ferrari), representing seven nationalities.
SCC Training Saves Renfro More than One Million Dollars
Oct 30
Seven Renfro Corporation executives completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course through Surry Community College’s Customized Industry Training program, resulting in a total projected annual savings of $1.2 million for the company.
Lean Construction Institute Names 2020 Annual Congress Chair
Oct 30
“I’m honored to have such a diverse and talented group of Lean advocates, aligned and ready to make the 2020 LCI Annual Congress a success,” says Jeff Creighton.
Council for Six Sigma Certification Continues to Grow
Oct 29
The CSSC recently named The University of Mississippi as its 280th CSSC-accredited Six Sigma Training Provider.
Manufacturing Consultant Partners with Digital Marketing Specialist to Bolster Cannabis Industry
Oct 29
“Green Worx Consults is happy to partner with THC Internet Marketing because they have a lot of relevant experience in the cannabis industry, and we think they will be able to cut through some of the jargon inherent in our field and effectively communicate the benefits of our Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma project management services to the cannabis industry.”
Pentair Names James Wamsley as Head of Supply Chain Operations
Oct 28
“With the appointment of James to the executive leadership team, we are reinforcing our commitment to accelerate the development of a world-class supply chain and Lean manufacturing organization as we work to achieve our vision to be the leading residential and commercial water treatment company.”
USAG Italy Workers Transform into Lean Leaders
Oct 25
“We simulate using a scenario presented to us by the Army Medical Command that involves a complex and chaotic process for how medication is processed and handled in an in-patient hospital.”
Lean Six Sigma Non-Profit ISSSP Takes First Step Towards Offering Accreditation
Oct 24
The Accreditation Advisory Committee will approve the minimum requirements for training organization accreditation, which will include the necessity of a real Six Sigma project and equivalent days of training, depending on the belt level.
Marken Launches New Marketing Campaign
Oct 24
“We continue to invest in new technology and services with the help of UPS and will pursue Six-Sigma quality in the cell & gene space. We are proud to continue investing in this very important clinical supply chain industry.”
Paul Ruggier Joins UK Partner Team of First Consulting
Oct 23
“We are delighted to have been able to secure Paul as part of our team, a true global leader in the field of process excellence, who brings a wealth of experience that I know will greatly benefit our clients.”
Lean Thinking Workshop Offered at Biltmore Park Instructional Site
Oct 23
Western Carolina University’s Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment is offering a two-part workshop, “Lean” Thinking: For Products, Services or Projects of Any Type” from 9 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, Nov. 6, and Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the university’s Biltmore Park site in Asheville.
Credential, Certification Program Available to Army Guard
Oct 22
Through the Credentialing Assistance Program, Army National Guard Soldiers can receive additional training or take exams to earn credentials such as Lean Six Sigma as well as certifications in more than 1,600 other programs.
Revision Ballistics Awarded $161K Vermont Training Program Grant
Oct 22
Revision Ballistics is seeking to evolve production to Lean manufacturing practices. The training will be led by in-house employee experts to execute Kaizen cycles of improvement.
Vauxhall Hosts 'Women in Engineering' Initiative at its Luton Manufacturing Plant
Oct 21
In addition to a visit to the production line in body shop and general assembly, the girls will take part in a competition to learn about the processes of Lean manufacturing.
Paxxal Inc. Names Richard San Martin Chief Operating Officer
Oct 21
San Martin will have global responsibility for manufacturing, logistics and operational activities.
Corunna Company Receives Grant from State for Employee Training
Oct 20
Examples of the classes the company provided with grant dollars include maintenance classes for employees to learn on-the-job problem solving, software training and 5S or Lean manufacturing training.
Aaron's Appoints Tommy Harper Vice President of Woodhaven Furniture
Oct 16
“Tommy has been instrumental in the growth and quality of the Woodhaven business and brand of products for many years including the utilization of environmentally sustainable materials and Lean manufacturing techniques.”
Data-Driven Insights and Innovations Unveiled at The Minitab Global Insights Conference 2019
Oct 15
With the launch of Minitab® 19 Statistical Software only a few months ago, practitioners were also able to explore how Minitab® 19 delivers on Minitab’s commitment to make data analysis better, faster and easier, even with larger data sets.
One Call Sponsors PhD Research to Demonstrate Impact of Applying Continuous Improvement in Workers'
Oct 15
Omar Taha, a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, will collaborate with various customers and providers over the next 12-16 months to access the flow of information within the workers’ compensation healthcare delivery system.
Naprotek Hires Senior Director of Engineering/QMS
Oct 11
Paramjit Singh’s history in manufacturing engineering and quality management systems has a track record of consistent success in developing systems and processes to streamline operations and continually improve processes.
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