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ISSSP Announces June Webinar
Jun 03
“The Art of Designing a Principle-Based Architecture in Healthcare” will discuss how to design a sustainable long-term architecture in healthcare informed by mindsets and beliefs and anchored in organizational values.
3M Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
Jun 03
Monish Patolawala has been working closely with GE chairman and chief executive officer, H. Lawrence Culp, Jr., as vice president of operational transformation, driving operating rigor and Lean management across the company.
Prototek Names Manufacturing Leader John Cleary to Manage Operations at its Wisconsin Sheet Metal an
Jun 02
Before joining Prototek, Cleary led many organizational and operational improvements with several firms, including developing Six Sigma and DMAIC culture and other quality and safety programs, upgrading sales and marketing, introducing new technologies and overseeing expansions.
Billings City Council Directs Staff for Proposals to Cut 2021 Budget
Jun 01
The motion included removing about $1 million from the budget earmarked for an cost-saving efficiency program called Lean Six Sigma.
Crossplane Capital Adds Bandwidth to Capitalize on Expected Wave of Restructurings
Jun 01
“David [Harris]’s deep operational transformation experience from Alvarez & Marsal is a perfect complement to our strategy of focusing on complex transactions and supporting operational improvement initiatives in lower middle market industrial businesses,” said Crossplane Capital Partner, Ben Eakes.
Romanian EMS Provider Expands as It Relocates
Jun 01
The layout of the workspace and the positioning of the equipment has been made based on the principles of Lean manufacturing.
Punch Powertrain Appoints Gaspar Gascon as CTO
Jun 01
His background includes global automotive product development, process excellence and Lean manufacturing operations.
Dynamic Improvement Group Works to Boost Factory Efficiencies
Jun 01
“While there are many Lean manufacturing experts in the market, our specialty is working with teams on the shop floor to implement lean principles in real time with real results. We enjoy working with plant leaders who want to be part of the Kaizen activity.”
Yellowstone Plastics Invests in Fusion C Press and Meridian Anilox Cleaner from PCMC
May 29
As part of the package, PCMC will host a “Grow More” event with Yellowstone Plastics after press installation. PCMC leaders will utilize their Lean manufacturing experience and people-centric leadership training to facilitate Yellowstone Plastics’ journey to improve efficiency, communication and employee engagement.
Punch Powertrain Appoints Gaspar Gascon as Chief Technology Officer
May 29
Mr. Gascon’s expertise includes global automotive product development, process excellence and Lean manufacturing operations.
Virginia Abrasives Corp Names New CEO
May 29
Fred Daniels is a Six Sigma Green Belt, and has extensive training in Lean operations and integrating acquisitions.
Accumen Launches Hospital Lab Crisis Preparedness Program
May 29
Their services include Lab Crisis Advisory Services, a Lab Design and Build Plan to expand current lab capacity or add COVID-19 testing and a complete Hospital Lab Vulnerability/Preparedness Assessment conducted by industry experts and Lean Six Sigma Black Belts.
KPMG Partner Dale Williams Joins Boston Consulting Group
May 28
Based in London, he will work to hone BCG’s digital supply chain and operations offering, while specializing in Industry 4.0, operating model transformation and next-generation operational excellence, including Lean and Six Sigma methods.
Cesar Carrasco Joins the Case Paper CA Team as Operations Manager
May 28
Cesar Carrasco joins the Case Paper family with a degree in mechanical engineering, his MBA and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
Innovatus Imaging Welcomes General Manager and Director of Quality and Regulatory Assurance
May 27
Les Edsall comes to Innovatus with over 25 years of experience in quality and regulatory with Philips Healthcare, Philips Respironics, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Abbott Laboratories, and other organizations, earned a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Malcolm Baldridge National Quality award.
Sonalika Tractors Develops Ventilator, Looks to Produce 3k Units a Month
May 26
“The entire project was driven by Six Sigma methodology ensuring highest quality and performance standards.”
Stratum Nutrition Welcomes Kyle Haws as Regional Operations Manager
May 21
“Kyle’s disciplined manufacturing experience with an emphasis on continuous process improvement will provide strong operational leadership as we build for the future and move forward with new opportunities.”
Webinar: Viewing Maintenance as a Competitive Advantage
May 19
This webinar is part of the Engineering and Operations Management Lunch and Learn Webinar Series.
REV Group Announces Two Senior Appointments
May 19
In a dual role, Joseph (Joey) Belle is joining REV Fire Group as vice president of operations overseeing operational excellence across all REV Fire facilities and undertaking day-to-day leadership of the E-ONE business as vice president and general manager.
Site Analyticz Aims at Helping Businesses Survive with Digital Marketing Solutions
May 18
Site Analyticz follows the Six Sigma methodology.
Helios Technologies Appoints Josef Matosevic as President and CEO
May 15
“We expect his diverse global experience, technological vision, and history of operational excellence, including Lean Six Sigma, will make him a strong leader for the execution of our Vision 2025 strategy.”
UC San Diego Wins Prestigious CIO 100 Award
May 14
UC San Diego was honored for a university-wide continuous improvement renaissance that started in late 2016, when IT Services committed to Lean Six Sigma training for all its staff.
Jones Named Fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
May 13
Erick C. Jones is internationally recognized for this pioneering work with radio-frequency identification (RFID) technologies, Lean Six Sigma quality management and autonomous inventory control.
D3 Announces the Unveiling of Lean Enterprise
May 13
The new methodology is a continuous improvement process designed to increase efficiencies and optimize every single area of a manufacturing business.
Fusion Designs Resumes Production
May 12
The company has completed its Lean manufacturing initiative and has increased its dealer support.
PSA Backlog Continues to Exceed 1 Million Cards
May 11
“Our receiving department was the first one tackled in our Lean manufacturing revamp, and we are very pleased with the improvement. Of course, due to the challenges before us, it will take time to get back to that level of production, and we do expect to experience some inefficiencies as we ramp up the operation.”
BEST Inc. Publishes Its Second ESG Report
May 07
In 2019, BEST completed 17 Lean Six Sigma projects to enhance organizational performance and increase efficiency.
Jason Barta Named 2020 Mining Professional of the Year
May 06
Jason is also a licensed professional engineer and is a certified Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.
KU Professional & Continuing Education Certifies Hundreds of Lean Six Sigma Green Belts
May 05
Not only is this five-day course available online, KUPCE also tailors the instruction for in-house delivery to requesting employers.
Diane Tutko Francisco, Ph.D., Joins Inotiv to Lead Client Experience Team
May 05
Dr. Francisco’s background includes skills in program and project management, business process transformation and organizational effectiveness; she is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.