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Workshop on Lean Thinking to Be Held at Biltmore Park
Participants will have an opportunity to acquire fundamental knowledge of Lean principles, including plan-do-check-act, principles of flow and value stream mapping, and also learn what makes companies like Toyota, Nike, Caterpillar and John Deere the best in their fields.
Kaizen Analytix Announces KaizenCompliance
Through project planning, consumer data analysis, testing and validation, KPIs and reporting, and workstream planning from legal and compliance offices to entire organizations, KaizenCompliance enables a smooth transition into becoming CCPA compliant.
Tooling Tech Group Appoints Chief Commercial Officer
Todd Wodzinski has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Michigan Technological University, a master’s in marketing and supply chain management from Michigan State University, and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
Hologic Receives Manufacturing Leadership Awards for Operational Excellence and Sustainability
Hologic’s Danbury, CT site received the Operational Excellence award by implementing LEAN principles to optimize production testing and training, streamline processes, and maximize the operational footprint for testing of its mammography systems.
County to Host Public Meetings About ManuFirstSC Program
The Dorchester County Economic Development Department will hold three drop-in public information meetings for residents interested in participating in the ManuFirstSC Certificate Program, formerly known as Lean Manufacturing.
Joseph Havlovitz Joins National Commercial Sign Company as Director of Procurement
The company recently expanded in the Southeast, resulting in the need to create the position in order to enhance the efficiencies of their operations.
More Construction Firms See the Value of Lean
Compared to construction’s 1% global annual labor-productivity growth over the past two decades, manufacturing beats the economy-wide average of 2.7% with a 3.6% rate, thanks to a Lean framework paired with automation, found a McKinsey & Co. study.
KushCo Holdings Expands Leadership Team
With more than 18 years of experience in global supply chain and operations, Rodrigo De Oliveira is well-versed in Lean manufacturing principles and holds a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Minnesota Summer Camp for Manufacturing
Grand Rapids Community College offers a few workforce training summer camps for students who are interested in exploring what manufacturing is and learning about careers in manufacturing. They can get hands-on experience working with basic manufacturing equipment, see different types of manufacturing, learn what Lean manufacturing is, and visit a manufacturer’s site.
Arlind Mucaku Appointed as Operations Director for Eaton Africa
In his new role, Mucaku (a Green Belt) will be responsible for leading both the Supply Chain Management and Operations functions, covering material planning, procurement, logistics as well as tendering, estimation, engineering, production, quality and environmental health and safety.
Anygraphics to Construct a Green Factory
The company has spent the last six in designing the new factory to optimally use space while ensuring proper workflow and Lean can be implemented for more efficiency.
Iccrea Chooses Appian Platform to Serve 4.2 M Italian Customers
Iccrea has set up a new continuous improvement and innovation team, which utilizes Lean Six Sigma methodologies and intelligent automation technologies to accelerate the development of applications.
ROVE Appoints New Chief Technology Officer
Pat Bodin became a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and using the training platform that he personally developed, Bodin has since trained over 100,000 people on these concepts.
NeoVolta Ramps Production Capability to 10,000+ Home Energy Storage Systems Per Year
“By implementing Lean Six Sigma manufacturing to eliminate waste and improve efficiencies, we expect to reduce cost and improve margin while scaling up production.”
Iccrea Banking Group Selects Appian's Low-Code Platform to Digitize and Automate Key Processes
The new “Continuous Improvement and Innovation” team utilizes Lean Six Sigma methodologies and Intelligent Automation technologies to accelerate creation of these applications to meet business and compliance needs.
MonarchFx Announces Additions to Executive Team
Bruce Tompkins’s focus is on manufacturing and distribution processes, Lean manufacturing implementation, Six Sigma methodologies, ISO/QS quality systems, benchmarking and gap analysis.
Minitab Launches New Minitab 19 Statistical Software
Minitab’s latest version delivers on its commitment to helping practitioners analyze larger data sets – better, faster and easier – no matter where they are on their analytics journey.
SC County to Host Meeting for Residents Seeking Manufacturing Jobs
Attendees will have the opportunity to sign-up for the upcoming three-week ManuFirstSCTM course, formerly called Lean Manufacturing.
Badger Meter Announces Executive Leadership Appointments
William Parisen joined Badger Meter in August 2018 as Senior Director – Supply Chain and has worked with the supply chain organization institutionalizing SQDC (safety, quality, delivery, cost) processes and metrics, instilling a continuous improvement mindset and enhancing the supply chain processes.
SEMO Students Complete Rigorous Leadership Program with TG Missouri
The students were given leadership responsibilities and individually completed three leadership projects; the second was a Lean project.
Venice Regional Hires Chief Operating Officer
Benjamin Brodersen will oversee the hospital’s day-to-day operations, including “facilities, systems and business processes to support the hospital’s teams that deliver patient care,” according to a press statement. Brodersen is pursuing a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in healthcare.
Ray Phair Hosting Business Challenge
The challenge is a Kaizen-type of event, delivered in three parts – one hour each
ISSSP Announces June Webinar
Managing change effectively is one of the biggest challenges in the business environment. This topic will be addressed in the upcoming ISSSP webinar, “The Importance of Managing Change in Six Sigma Efforts.”
BFS Capital Appoints Fred Kauber as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer
He is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), has been trained as a Six Sigma Black Belt and is a member of the Forbes Technology Council.
National Circuit Assembly Hires New VP of Operations
Stephen Lehocky offers a wealth of experience in Lean manufacturing, quality and operations.
Barry Timber Firm Announced Three High-Profile Additions to Team
Chris Palmer is a Green Belt highly experienced in Lean manufacturing; Chris is responsible for the manufacturing team at LIGNIA’s state of the art plant in Barry, Wales.
AADS Education Launches Six Sigma Green Belt Training Course
The core concepts of the training program will include Introduction to DFSS, DMAIC Methodology, Introduction to QFD, and more.
Rohrer Opens Facility in Tijuana
Tijuana will also be the launch pad for Rohrer’s Lean management programs being implemented throughout the organization.
Tobyhanna, West Point Team to Lean Processes
Project participants were able to reduce the labor hours on the AN/APN-209 Radar Altimeter program, avoiding hundreds of thousands of dollars in costs.
SDDC Traffic Management Specialist Slashes Manifest Timelines in Half
Gloria Williams earned her Green Belt for cutting overall manifesting timelines from eight days to four days.