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Spectex LLC Is Doubling Its Production Space
Dec 24
President Steve Rossi said Spectex has recently acquired some new equipment so, to be more optimal for a Lean manufacturing work flow, additional space is needed.
Skills Fund to Provide $4.3 Million for Training in Latest Round
Dec 21
“A total of 31 businesses will receive support to build what are known as Lean principles and practices into their processes and to upskill their employees. These include businesses from the seafood, food processing, construction and engineering sectors.”
Hess Adds Value with Plug-and-Perf Completions
Dec 17
The company is embracing plug-and-perf completions as it moves away from sliding sleeve in the Bakken, where Lean has helped bring down costs by 60 percent.
Boomer Consulting, Inc., Announces Leadership Changes
Dec 17
Arianna Campbell, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, has been named Director and will lead Boomer Consulting’s Lean Six Sigma process improvement practice.
Group Releases Financial Plan to Address Dover Schools Deficits
Dec 16
“The input we received in the attached proposal came from a vast wealth of knowledge from many members in our group including two individuals who have their Green Belt certification in Lean Six Sigma and have consulted all over the country for businesses on how to operate Lean.”
Ventura County General Fund Ends Fiscal Year with $43M Savings
Dec 14
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
Dec 13
“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
Dec 12
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
Dec 12
The move enables Tweet/Garot to apply Lean manufacturing principles to the construction industry.
Multivac Opens New Labelling and Inspection Facility
Dec 11
“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
Dec 07
“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
Dec 06
“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
Dec 05
“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
Dec 05
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
Dec 04
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
Dec 03
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
Dec 03
“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
Nov 30
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
Nov 30
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
Nov 30
“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
Nov 29
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
Nov 26
“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
Nov 20
“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
Nov 16
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
Nov 13
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
Nov 12
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
Nov 08
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
Nov 06
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
Nov 06
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
Nov 05
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.