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REV Group Appoints Brian Perry as President of Commercial SegmentNEW
Sep 16
Brian is a certified Master Black Belt in Six Sigma and Lean Sensei and holds a BA from Northeastern University and MBA from Babson College.
Marathon Process Improvement Expert Gene Fernandez Serving as UF's Fall '19 Dana ChairNEW
Sep 15
The Dana Chair and Scholar Program provides an opportunity for business students to benefit from those who have worked in the field. Ten were selected this fall as Dana Scholars.
Amoskeag Health Welcomes New COO, David WagnerNEW
Sep 13
As a Certified Medical Practice Executive and Lean Sigma Six Green Belt, Wagner will guide Amoskeag Health to operational excellence as it grows to meet the community’s health care needs.
Rodger Jones Named Criterion Systems CTONEW
Sep 13
He is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with a deep background in IT enterprise architecture, tech operations, software development, account management, sales, corporate strategy, service quality and managed services.
CP Complimentary Training on PMP and Dual Lean Six Sigma for VeteransNEW
Sep 13
The two certification courses that we are rolling out in October are the PMP and the Dual Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt training program. These courses are free to enroll for veterans and active duty service members.
Three Talented DuPont Employees Named to Delaware 40 Under 40 List
Sep 12
Lea Williams is the R&D team leader for rapid customer sampling in Newark. Using Six Sigma, she has shortened the sample delivery time for a faster cycle of learning with customers.
Cameron Receives Advanced 'Lean' Designation from Purdue Healthcare Advisors
Sep 12
“This is a very important honor and distinction for Cameron, as we have been working on this journey toward LEAN Office Certification since at least 2012; if not longer,” said Andrew Alred, Cameron’s executive director of ancillary services.“
Revised Guidelines for Implementation of Lean Under CLCS-TUS
Sep 11
The basic rationale of the government support to MSMEs for undertaking Lean manufacturing is to enhance their productivity and competitiveness by reduction of wastage in manufacturing processes, inventory management, space management, energy consumption, etc.
SCCA Eliminates Prior Authorizations Through Partnership with Payer
Sep 11
SCCA partnered with one of the region’s largest commercial payers to eliminate prior authorizations in order to increase their efficiency and improve patient and provider experience with Six Sigma DMAIC.
Integreon's Jamie Berry to Talk About Moving Legal from Cost to Profit Center
Sep 09
Entitled “From Deficiency to Efficiency: How one legal department went from cost center to profit center,” Berry’s presentation will outline how Integreon solved a complicated, yet fairly common legal operations problem for its client by applying Six Sigma.
Ontario Suppliers Can Now Access $10M in Provincial Assistance
Sep 09
The three-year Ontario Automotive Modernization Program gives government money to small- and medium-sized automotive parts suppliers for projects that fall under two categories, one of which is Lean manufacturing.
ISSSP Announces September Webinar: A Brief History of Beers, Bells, and Bytes
Sep 05
Presented by iSixSigma editorial board member, director of continuous improvement and Master Black Belt with Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. Joel Smith, the webinar will cover how several successful companies effectively used data analysis and prediction to be more profitable.
Rebecca Wright Finalist in National Apprenticeship Awards
Sep 05
“I was tasked to improve workshop productivity by implementing 5S Lean manufacturing into the workshop, this has improved the average cleaning time by 13 minutes each week which increases working time.”
Anthony E. Lawson New Vice President and General Manager, Cadence Aerospace—Giddens Industries
Sep 05
Tony Lawson will oversee all operations at Cadence Aerospace—Giddens Industries, including employees, production, and Lean and safety initiatives as well as identify new areas for growth and improvement in quality and productivity.
Inspiration Ranch Hires Operations Director
Sep 04
As the organization settles into its new 40-acre home and prepares for further growth, [Kimberli] Vest’s operations experience and process improvement expertise will drive that momentum.
Association of Manufacturing Excellence Names Hansen Plastics’ Terry Spalding a Member of their Midw
Sep 03
Spalding currently works alongside the team at Hansen Plastics as their Lean Champion and Continuous Improvement specialist.
NMiTE Llaunches Lean Manufacturing CPD Courses with Avara Foods
Sep 03
In addition to being the Anchor Partner for NMiTE’s Lean Manufacturing CPD course, Avara Foods is also a strategic partner to NMiTE and has committed to sponsoring five of the initial cohort of students when they start.
Optus Highlights Employee Engagement with CX Academy
Sep 02
Its training program encompasses a series of masterclasses and takes its cues from programs that had already been running within Optus for the past 10 years,; it draws on Lean Six Sigma.
Zontec, Inc. Adds E-commerce Subscription Software Option
Sep 01
Synergy 100 and Synergy 100+ are now available to purchase and download without long-term commitments or contracts.
Penn State Schuykill Teams with Pa. National Guard to Offer Continuing Education
Aug 29
Twenty-six graduates of a class held in August at the Pennsylvania National Guard Joint Force Headquarters were the first to be awarded CEUs from Penn State Schuylkill.
UD, Bloom Energy Present Program on ‘Leading a Lean Culture’
Aug 28
“After developing [Bloom Energy’s] internal Lean management training, we saw the need and desire to make it available to the public; working with UD is a perfect fit to make that happen.”
Frontline Manufacturing Moves to New Plant
Aug 27
Using a Queensland government small business grant to fund a professional factory planning specialist firm, Frontline was able to base their layout on Lean manufacturing and industrial engineering principles, including modular welding bays that quickly scale up depending on the project size.
Graduates Trained to Lead Innovation
Aug 26
Ten Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility employees graduated from the Naval Sea Systems Command Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program.
HTI Plastics Hires David Jacobs as New Training Manager
Aug 23
His main goals in this role will be to further establish the 5S workplace organization method of Lean Manufacturing and to assist the roll-out of TWI standards.
Triumph Group Appoints Repplier as New Director
Aug 23
“Her engineering background and extensive experience in operations, supply chain management, and Six Sigma methodologies will bring valuable insights to the board for the benefit of our shareholders.”
Solarity Group’s Lean Management Certification Course to Begin Sept. 23
Aug 21
Join the Solarity team for two days of training on Lean management applied to behind-the-scenes experiences at two Kentucky horse farms and Bourbon distilleries as well as the Kentucky Castle.
GE Additive Champions Lean in New Arcam EBM Center of Excellence
Aug 20
Staying true to its word, the new site has been launched on schedule, and is enabling GE Additive to focus on Lean manufacturing principles, cutting waste from its operations.
Craven CC, Volt Center Receive Mock Assembly Line from Moen
Aug 20
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will have earned certificates for OSHA 10-hour Industry Safety, Lean Six Sigma White Belt, Forklift Operator and ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness.
Technology Boosts Convenience Retail Asia’s Bottom Line
Aug 19
Saint Honore’s Guangzhou store network is being consolidated and it is enhancing its Shenzhen factory operations to implement Lean manufacturing to reduce baking space, simplify workflow and improve operational efficiency for faster responsiveness between markets.
Future Scholars Program Provides Career Path, Paid Internship
Aug 18
The 10 weeks of training offer manufacturing fundamentals, problem solving, teamwork and communications, Lean manufacturing, and math and measurements.
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