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Xcentric Mold & Engineering Appoints Tom Neill as Vice President of OperationsNEW
Jan 20
“Tom’s proven success in applying best practices in operational excellence and Lean manufacturing in a positive and engaging way will be extremely valuable for our Operations staff and Xcentric.”
EMERGE Announces VP M&A and Corporate Development Hire
Jan 18
George Marouchos previously was a senior manager at Maple Leaf Foods Inc., where he was the youngest Six Sigma Black Belt.
Vireo Health Appoints Victor E. Mancebo to Board of Directors
Jan 18
“As a board member, Victor’s contributions will help us maintain a culture of continuous improvement in our operations as we continue to expand our retail stores and manufacturing facilities.”
HEXO Corp Appoints Rose Marie Gage to Board of Directors
Jan 14
“Rose’s extensive experience with large multi-national companies, strategic execution and operational effectiveness will be invaluable as we continue to aggressively push to become EPS positive, increase market share across Canada and expand operations in the United States.”
Rajant Staff Receive Lean Six Sigma Certification
Jan 14
Total savings stemming from their projects was about $40,000.
iMod Structures Expands Leadership Team to Scale Operations and Accommodate Growth
Jan 13
As the new head of operations, Mike McKibbin’s career has encompassed a range of senior management positions focused on production management, facilities management and Lean manufacturing.
KME Announces New Vice President/General Manager
Jan 11
Most recently, Andrew Baney was with NETZSCH Premier Technologies and JLG Industries wherein he demonstrated building cultures focused on people and developing processes to have meaningful impact.
MetaOps, Inc. Named to Manufacturing Technology Insights Magazine Top 10 List of Lean Solutions Prov
Jan 11
Ron Crabtree, founder and CEO of MetaOps, says, “We are delighted to be recognized for our forty-seven-step process that begins with understanding what the customer is trying to solve, the nature of the challenge, and the difficulty level.”
ECGC Employee Receives Gold Award from NABIM
Jan 09
She presented on the topic “Utilizing Six Sigma’s DMAIC model to improve flour mill balance, mill performance, efficiency, finished product quality, extraction, and profitability.”
Karen Fite, Interim VP and Director of Enterprise Innovation Institute, Retires
Jan 07
“Over the years at Georgia Tech, I have been privileged to serve in a wide variety of capacities — assisting companies with government procurement, their implementation of quality management systems and Lean Manufacturing protocols, the launch of a Lean Healthcare initiative, creating community economic development research and strategic plans, and directing the GaMEP,” Fite said.
Bedding Industries of America to Open Factory in Southern California
Jan 06
“With the assistance of Leggett & Platt and its Global Systems Group, we were able to design a state-of-the-art, lean manufacturing facility in Southern California.”
Erlanger Appoints Cheryl Wieber as Senior Director of Cardiovascular Services
Jan 06
Wieber will lead the overall operations, quality improvement, program development and clinical education efforts of the Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute. She has a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification in Healthcare.
Cho Ray Hospital Meets Westgard Sigma Testing Standards Again
Jan 06
More than 75 laboratories around the world have been awarded this certification, for which errors in test results must be minimal, with less than four errors in a million occurrences.
Naprotek Appoints Daniel Radler Director of Engineering
Jan 05
He completed his Six Sigma training at Motorola University.
Sedgwick Names Adam R. Fisher Chief Data Officer
Jan 05
He holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Georgia, an MBA from Babson College and Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
North Highland Makes Six Executive Appointments in US
Jan 05
Promoted to associate vice president, Chad Carmichael has over 20 years of experience in process and operational excellence.
Steward Health Care Hires Robert Patel as Market Chief Medical Officer
Jan 05
He is board-certified in internal medicine and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Healthcare. He also has completed a certification program in business analytics from Harvard Business School.
FoodScience Corporation Welcomes Vice President
Dec 22
“David [Buley]’s experience is extensive, as are his certifications including Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, factory physics and as an ISM certified purchasing manager.”
Incito Consulting Group Leading the Way During COVID-19
Dec 22
In addition to its virtual consulting services and workshops, the company has been updating its COVID-19 Resource Center online to further provide advice for companies facing this difficult time.
Apogee Enterprises Appoints Ty R. Silberhorn as CEO
Dec 21
Earlier in his career, he served in a variety of roles in sales, marketing, and management, including Six Sigma business group director.
Georgia Tech Scheller Introduces Online Lean Six Sigma Certification Programs
Dec 18
The programs will be offered virtually with a mix of live video time and individual and group exercises.
FOID Backlog: People Want Firearms, but the State’s Bureaucracy Is Buckling
Dec 18
The state police said in a press release they are confronting the challenge of tackling their slowed down processing, even with an increase of use of the system. The ISP says it’s implemented changes from the Lean Six Sigma management analytics technique and is in the process of hiring 32 firearms eligibility analysts to work on the backlog.
Eric Seip Joins Ingredion
Dec 18
Ingredion named Eric Seip senior vice president, global operations and chief supply chain officer. In this role, Seip will be responsible for leading global manufacturing, supply chain and procurement excellence, driving world-class safety, delivering cost savings through efficiency management and accelerating digital transformation.
QBIC Concludes Second Wave of Its Lean Manufacturing Programme
Dec 16
During the programme, participants visited Fab-Lab at QBIC to learn more about digital manufacturing and received a number of inspirational seminars by the team at Fab-Lab.
TBM Consulting names John Ferguson CEO
Dec 15
He has 30 years of consulting experience with a focus on operational improvement and supply chain projects.
Olympic Steel Names Jeffrey A. Carson General Manager
Dec 15
“Jeff brings extensive practical and strategic manufacturing experience, including Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma expertise.”
NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Bahrain Increases Productivity with Lean Six Sigma Certifications
Dec 15
“These projects resulted in sustained time reduction and improved productivity for 97%-100% timely processing of quality assurance inspections, and 100% of weight certificate and file record reviews tracking.”
J. Michael McQuade Elected to Albany International Corp. Board
Dec 10
“[McQuade] will bring a wealth of knowledge to our talent development, international operations and global strategic development, Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement processes, and the aerospace and defense industries.”
Wabtec Appoints Lee Banks to Board of Directors
Dec 10
Banks has been the champion of Parker Hannifin’s Lean transformation, as well as a driving force behind the company’s product innovation and successful acquisition strategy and integration efforts.
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