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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.
Local Motors Welcomes New President as It Scales Mobility Solutions Worldwide
Aug 15
Vikrant Aggarwal successfully led Cummins and its global customers in the filtration, power generator and mobility industries and became a master of process development and implementation with the honor of being a Six Sigma Black Belt in Logistics and a winner of the Chairman’s Quality Award.
Lake Regional Announces New Chief Medical Officer
Aug 14
“In addition to his impressive medical skills, [Harbaksh Sangha] has an MBA and formal training in the Lean Six Sigma performance-improvement methodology, as well as a background in teaching. We are pleased to welcome him to our senior leadership team.”
G&H Orthodontics Names New Vice President of Operations
Aug 13
Charles Wemhoff’s background is in the medical device industry, with expertise in Lean manufacturing and plant and supply chain management in both domestic and international markets.
Free Training, Certification to Be Offered
Aug 09
In Alabama, Calhoun Community College’s Adult Education department is partnering with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council to offer training to anyone interested in obtaining an MSCC Certified Production Technician manufacturing certificate.
Pa. Guard Lean Six Sigma Graduates Earn College Credit
Aug 09
The Pa. Guard offers the LSS class about four times per year, but this is the first iteration of graduates to concurrently earn college credit as part of PSU Schuylkill’s continuing education community outreach program.
ISSSP Announces August Webinar: SPC for Autocorrelated Data Using Automated Forecasting
Aug 08
The webinar will discuss how to obtain a more accurate forecast for an SPC time series leading to an improved control chart.
ISP Works with RSM Global Using LSS to Streamline Forensic Lab Functionality
Aug 08
Once all laboratories are process mapped, RSM Global and ISP DFS officials will conduct a thorough review with a targeted completion time of mid-November 2019.
NICC to Host Manufacturing Forum
Aug 07
Real Solutions to Workforce Challenges for Business Leaders will look at four areas: Lean production, product development, technology systems and workforce planning.
Genie Reaches China Milestone
Aug 06
“Thanks to our world-class Lean management practices, the Changzhou plant is able to utilize its production capacity to the maximum extent to better support the demand for this popular product from Terex AWP customers around the world,” said Terex AWP Changzhou operations director Johnny Tan.
Tyler Mayor Addresses City Council on City Finances, Taxes
Aug 05
Mayor Martin Heines told members of the Tyler City Council that it can take years to understand city finances, and to be careful about setting precedent for taxpayers. He said initiatives internally include Lean Six Sigma.
CMA Members Network in North Boston
Aug 05
The second day of the event began with more networking and education presentations. Eric Ciampoli of ECIC Consulting spoke on Lean manufacturing principles and strategies to implement them.
WWBIC Names Kamaljit ‘KC’ Jackson as VP of Programs & Operations
Aug 01
“We are specifically pleased to have her Lean Business Model expertise as we further advance our WWBIC Strategic Plan.”
Keynote Speaker Announced for Minitab Global Insights Conference 2019
Jul 31
Dr. James L. Rosenberger will present “Quality Matters, Statistics and Big Data Science” and share how statistics and data science are rapidly evolving to analyze the ever-larger data sources.
Capstone Announces the 4-Year Results of its Extensive Parts Remanufacturing Program
Jul 30
The EPR program was launched as a Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement project, and since its inception in 2015, Capstone’s remanufacturing efforts have contributed to a cost avoidance of over $15 million in service parts and warranty and FPP spend, with savings and gross margin increasing year-over-year.
Honda Aircraft Breaks Ground on Wing/Parts Facility
Jul 30
“The [new] facility will be utilized for Lean production and increased production efficiency with a highly automated process.”
ServiceMaster Names Deborah H. Caplan to Board of Directors
Jul 29
“Her rich set of experiences in customer service, people management, Six Sigma and operations will be a great asset to our leadership team as we continue to fulfill our commitments to Serve, Care and Deliver.”
AIT Laboratories Secures GSA Contract, Will Expand to Service VA
Jul 29
Supported by its Six Sigma-level quality laboratory, its GuideMed monitoring solution serves healthcare systems and clinicians with the staff, software tools and data needed to support the safe use of opioids in chronic pain patients.
TBR Associates Launches New Brand and Website
Jul 25
TBR Associates provides custom-tailored consulting services featuring Lean Six Sigma that improve process, people and company-wide performance to deliver quantifiable results and bottom line returns. They even guarantee results for their clients through their Shared Savings Program since they only charge clients when quantifiable results are achieved.
Troop Support Contracting Officer Makes Impact Through Process Improvement
Jul 25
“The cost avoidance for this project is $70,000, but the impact to the armed forces is much more. It’s a more reliable, more flexible system. The replication possibilities are endless.”
Vectrus Appoints Mario Coracides as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Vectrus Operations
Jul 25
Coracides has a proven track record of driving continuous improvements in supply chain and operations using Lean Six Sigma processes for large, global, complex supply chains for commercial and government companies.
IUN to Offer Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training This Fall
Jul 24
The registration deadline is Sept. 13, but anyone who registers before Aug. 15 will get a $200 discount.
McKinsey Launches QuantumBlack in Singapore and Tokyo
Jul 24
“Singapore is the hub of Southeast Asia. It has a vibrant mix of international companies and great local names, and a strong commitment to progress and technology. And Japan has the third largest economy in the world, a prized engineering history, and a mind-set of continuous improvement, with its Six Sigma and other methodologies. It’s an ideal fit with the way we work – using analytics to continually improve our clients’ performance.”
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