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American Portfolios Chosen as One of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for Fourth Yea
Jan 18
The company provides Six Sigma training and robust customer service guidance, which helps staff members to firmly establish the voice of the customer, resulting in the ability to consistently exceed client needs and expectations.
Firefly Consulting Recognized as a Top Women-Owned Business for 5th Consecutive Year
Jan 17
“Often when we focus on Operational Excellence, we talk about focusing on leaner processes and business transformation – but really at the heart of it, it’s about driving the right kind of corporate culture, every day.”
Center for Seniors Re-evaluating Meal Costs
Jan 13
After years of seeing the meal deficit grow, the board of directors approved and began at the beginning of the year a six-month Lean Six Sigma process to detect waste in their operations.
Kingston's Small Pod Business Expects Orders to Quadruple
Jan 11
To increase its production capabilities, the factory set up a smooth flow of Lean manufacturing.
Region of Peel Remains Committed to Continuous Improvement
Jan 10
Over the past 12 months, 22 improvement initiatives were completed – with cost savings of $7.2 million and cost avoidance of $3.69 million.
New Operations Manager to Lead TEAM Energy's Bureau Service
Jan 08
Rob Webb has been hired to deliver TEAM’s primary focuses for the Bureau service which includes reinforcing data quality, boosting operational efficiency, and driving up cost recovery rates.
Kern County Could Save Millions Through Leasing Part of Its Fleet
Jan 08
They expect to save nearly $4 million over next few years.
MiddleGround Capital Announces its Formation; Closes First Transaction
Jan 07
The MiddleGround team will use its Lean manufacturing expertise to help drive increased operational efficiency
Registration for Lean Six Sigma Certification Now Open
Jan 06
Registration is now open for Indiana University Northwest’s Lean Six Sigma intermediate–level certification, known as the Green Belt designation.
Provincial Government Celebrates the Success of Lean
Jan 04
More than 3,500 certifications in a variety of Lean training courses have been awarded in the province to participants from over 80 companies through the Manufacturing Productivity program.
South Padre Island (SPI) City Manager Resigns
Jan 03
Mayor Dennis Stahl is grateful for Susan Guthrie’s contributions and is especially proud that, because of Susan, SPI has 11 Six Sigma Green Belt-trained city staffers.
Food Loss 'Hotspots' Identified in Major New Study
Jan 02
“At most of the companies we went to, there was no standardisation of work or visual management in place,” said Dr. Manoj Dora of Brunel Business School, who led the study. “It’s a management issue.”
Dorchester County Announces Information Sessions for the ManuFirstSC Grant Program
Jan 02
This training, formally known as Lean Manufacturing, is being provided in part through Dorchester County funding and a Trident Technical College grant.
MCCC to Offer Session on Lean Manufacturing
Jan 01
The session is the first public collaboration in conjunction with Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center, a Montgomery County Community College Workforce Development partner.
CSI Offers 5S and Lean Manufacturing Training
Dec 30
Teacher Dave O’Connell is a manufacturing specialist with over 30 years of manufacturing and food processing experience.
WSCC Looks at Ways to Become More Efficient
Dec 25
“On day one everyone was kind of out of their comfort zone, but on day two you began to hear those conversations about ‘what if we tried this instead of how we did it before. On day three it was like lightbulbs were going off because they were excited.”
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.