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Ventura County General Fund Ends Fiscal Year with $43M Savings
Approximately $15 million of the savings came from savings in expenditures with almost $4 million resulting from the County’s commitment to Lean Six Sigma process improvement.
Canadian Society for Quality Becomes Lean Certification Alliance Endorser Partner
“We’re delighted to join them in setting the standard for operational excellence and improving the workforce.”
Jeff Powers Joins SIG SAUER as Vice President, Assembly Operations & Improvement
Powers comes to SIG SAUER from Watts Water Technologies where he led the Lean transformation of their flagship facility.
Tweet/Garot Opens Wrightstown Manufacturing Center
The move enables Tweet/Garot to apply Lean manufacturing principles to the construction industry.
Multivac Opens New Labelling and Inspection Facility
“We are also introducing a shop floor management system as the cornerstone of our Lean management drive.”
Wholesale Screening Solutions Ends the Year with 5 Sigma Level Quality
“We have this bold idea that we can hit Six Sigma and we’re going to keep pushing the envelope to get there.”
Interfood Inc. Partners with MSys Training LLC to Build Solutions Using Lean Six Sigma
“We are at the initial stage of implementation, our objective is to enhance quality and performance while reducing process inconsistency by adhering to Lean Six Sigma processes.”
Advanced alloy firm cuts costs with help from UW’s ‘lean operations’ expertise
“The culture was to ‘keep machines going,’ but now it is about having them maintained and analyzing the data from these maintenance activities to better plan preventative and predictive maintenance.”
Newgioco Group, Inc. Appoints Elizabeth J. MacLean as Chief Financial Officer
Ms. MacLean also brings to Newgioco deep experience in management processes including Kaizen and Lean manufacturing training in aerospace manufacturing. She is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt and is an instructor in Design for Six Sigma.
Amandeep Group Organizes Quality Workshop for Employees
Speaking on this occasion, Dr Amandeep Kaur, MD-cum-CEO, Amandeep Group of Hospitals said, “We always focus to improve the quality of patient care.”
IIT-Delhi Student-Entrepreneur Offers Smart Home Solutions
Pranjal Kacholia and his team then had the task to commercialize their products after months of researching. They came up with a Lean manufacturing system.
ASQ’s Lean & Six Sigma Review Provides Holistic View of Lean and Six Sigma
“Our readers have told us they want more information about lean, while keeping the rich, peer-reviewed content they’re used to,” said Jim Templin, ASQ executive director, individual membership solutions.
ACM Global Laboratories Appoints Brian Wright as President
He has extensive training and expertise in Lean Six Sigma methodologies, process improvement management and integrated supply chain management as well as change management, leadership and communication.
BCSD, Volvo Offering Students an Introduction to Lean Manufacturing
With the help of Volvo, several schools in Berkeley County School District are offering students an introduction to Lean manufacturing and safety training.
Spring Manufacturer Is Lean and Mean with New Automation System
“Lean manufacturing has been key to our success and enhanced automation not only increases our efficiencies in operations and production but also on the budget sheet, as we estimate a payback period within just five years.”
Trident Technical College Is Offering Free Lean Training for 84 Participants
The ManuFirstSC Grant program completely covers the cost of tuition, background checks and drug screening for a total of 84 participants for Trident Tech’s ManuFirstSC (Lean Manufacturing) continuing education classes running from January to May 2019. Grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Unfazed by Brexit and Trade Wars Aston Martin Plans to Double Production
“What we’ve done is taken Lean [manufacturing] and we’ve said let’s go beyond Lean. At each station you have a batch production and you can make a lot of different things on the production line.”
SJV Hires Kirk Lord as New Director of Quality
“His experience with leading a large division within a court reporting company has uniquely prepared him to bring a holistic business view to how SJV will evolve its concept of quality assurance.”
Preethi Launches New Manufacturing Unit in Chennai
Roy Jakobs, chief business leader, personal health, Royal Philips, said, “We are proud that our manufacturing unit is Lean certified and all our products will be RoHS compliant.”
ProcessQM Offers Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training and Certification This March
This class can be taken as a Lean Six Sigma orientation or as a Green Belt certification course.
Survey Shows Humans Perform 72 Percent of Manufacturing Tasks
The survey, which more than 100 manufacturing leaders responded to, noted that there’s an almost universal lack of data into the activities that people perform in the factory.
Michigan Pure Med Gets Approval for Cannabis Licenses
The company will run at scale, using Lean production – a tried and tested business management philosophy that delivers world class quality by driving operational efficiency, reducing costs and designing each core service exactly to customer needs.
dentalcorp Announces the Appointment of Matthew Miclea as Chief Operating Officer
Matthew is an expert at applying Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to operational improvement and has led operational excellence across numerous industries.
Biotech Proteintech Welcomes Jeff Lee as Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining Thermo Fisher, Jeff held a variety of operational roles at 3M Company including project engineer, manufacturing operations supervisor, manufacturing manager, and is a Six Sigma Black Belt.
ReAgent Grows to 38,000 Square Foot with New Eco-Friendly Factory
Standing at 38,000 square foot, the new premises has been entirely built-to-spec to offer the most efficient, high quality and environmentally friendly service to customers.
International Society of Six Sigma Professionals Receives Non-Profit Status
Peter Peterka, Chairman of the Board for ISSSP, wants the organization to be a resource for certified individuals, training organizations, and students who are just beginning their Lean Six Sigma career path.
First Female Executive Takes Charge at Rocky Mountain Homes
“We are focusing on Lean manufacturing so there is always continual improvement.”
ALOM Celebrates 1 Millionth Order at Growing Indianapolis, IN Facility
“What is most exciting is that in achieving this milestone we met stringent Six Sigma quality metrics and our proprietary ecommerce order management technology is poised to double our processing capacity from this location in 2019.”
STAX Launches Lean Implementation and Operational Transformation Services
Through the STAX IDEA framework, regional corporates can work with Stax to lower costs, increase revenue, optimize available resources and assets and improve their overall corporate image.
Canon Showcases Solutions to Help Enterprises Embrace Lean Document Management Processes
“Lean document processing offers companies greater control over their operations, cash, and risk,” says Shinichi Yoshida, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Canon U.S.A. Inc.