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iMod Structures Expands Leadership Team to Scale Operations and Accommodate Growth
Jan 13
As the new head of operations, Mike McKibbin’s career has encompassed a range of senior management positions focused on production management, facilities management and Lean manufacturing.
KME Announces New Vice President/General Manager
Jan 11
Most recently, Andrew Baney was with NETZSCH Premier Technologies and JLG Industries wherein he demonstrated building cultures focused on people and developing processes to have meaningful impact.
MetaOps, Inc. Named to Manufacturing Technology Insights Magazine Top 10 List of Lean Solutions Prov
Jan 11
Ron Crabtree, founder and CEO of MetaOps, says, “We are delighted to be recognized for our forty-seven-step process that begins with understanding what the customer is trying to solve, the nature of the challenge, and the difficulty level.”
ECGC Employee Receives Gold Award from NABIM
Jan 09
She presented on the topic “Utilizing Six Sigma’s DMAIC model to improve flour mill balance, mill performance, efficiency, finished product quality, extraction, and profitability.”
Karen Fite, Interim VP and Director of Enterprise Innovation Institute, Retires
Jan 07
“Over the years at Georgia Tech, I have been privileged to serve in a wide variety of capacities — assisting companies with government procurement, their implementation of quality management systems and Lean Manufacturing protocols, the launch of a Lean Healthcare initiative, creating community economic development research and strategic plans, and directing the GaMEP,” Fite said.
Bedding Industries of America to Open Factory in Southern California
Jan 06
“With the assistance of Leggett & Platt and its Global Systems Group, we were able to design a state-of-the-art, lean manufacturing facility in Southern California.”
Erlanger Appoints Cheryl Wieber as Senior Director of Cardiovascular Services
Jan 06
Wieber will lead the overall operations, quality improvement, program development and clinical education efforts of the Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute. She has a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification in Healthcare.
Cho Ray Hospital Meets Westgard Sigma Testing Standards Again
Jan 06
More than 75 laboratories around the world have been awarded this certification, for which errors in test results must be minimal, with less than four errors in a million occurrences.
Naprotek Appoints Daniel Radler Director of Engineering
Jan 05
He completed his Six Sigma training at Motorola University.
Sedgwick Names Adam R. Fisher Chief Data Officer
Jan 05
He holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Georgia, an MBA from Babson College and Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
North Highland Makes Six Executive Appointments in US
Jan 05
Promoted to associate vice president, Chad Carmichael has over 20 years of experience in process and operational excellence.
Steward Health Care Hires Robert Patel as Market Chief Medical Officer
Jan 05
He is board-certified in internal medicine and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Healthcare. He also has completed a certification program in business analytics from Harvard Business School.
FoodScience Corporation Welcomes Vice President
Dec 22
“David [Buley]’s experience is extensive, as are his certifications including Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, factory physics and as an ISM certified purchasing manager.”
Incito Consulting Group Leading the Way During COVID-19
Dec 22
In addition to its virtual consulting services and workshops, the company has been updating its COVID-19 Resource Center online to further provide advice for companies facing this difficult time.
Apogee Enterprises Appoints Ty R. Silberhorn as CEO
Dec 21
Earlier in his career, he served in a variety of roles in sales, marketing, and management, including Six Sigma business group director.
Georgia Tech Scheller Introduces Online Lean Six Sigma Certification Programs
Dec 18
The programs will be offered virtually with a mix of live video time and individual and group exercises.
FOID Backlog: People Want Firearms, but the State’s Bureaucracy Is Buckling
Dec 18
The state police said in a press release they are confronting the challenge of tackling their slowed down processing, even with an increase of use of the system. The ISP says it’s implemented changes from the Lean Six Sigma management analytics technique and is in the process of hiring 32 firearms eligibility analysts to work on the backlog.
Eric Seip Joins Ingredion
Dec 18
Ingredion named Eric Seip senior vice president, global operations and chief supply chain officer. In this role, Seip will be responsible for leading global manufacturing, supply chain and procurement excellence, driving world-class safety, delivering cost savings through efficiency management and accelerating digital transformation.
QBIC Concludes Second Wave of Its Lean Manufacturing Programme
Dec 16
During the programme, participants visited Fab-Lab at QBIC to learn more about digital manufacturing and received a number of inspirational seminars by the team at Fab-Lab.
TBM Consulting names John Ferguson CEO
Dec 15
He has 30 years of consulting experience with a focus on operational improvement and supply chain projects.
Olympic Steel Names Jeffrey A. Carson General Manager
Dec 15
“Jeff brings extensive practical and strategic manufacturing experience, including Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma expertise.”
NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Bahrain Increases Productivity with Lean Six Sigma Certifications
Dec 15
“These projects resulted in sustained time reduction and improved productivity for 97%-100% timely processing of quality assurance inspections, and 100% of weight certificate and file record reviews tracking.”
J. Michael McQuade Elected to Albany International Corp. Board
Dec 10
“[McQuade] will bring a wealth of knowledge to our talent development, international operations and global strategic development, Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement processes, and the aerospace and defense industries.”
Wabtec Appoints Lee Banks to Board of Directors
Dec 10
Banks has been the champion of Parker Hannifin’s Lean transformation, as well as a driving force behind the company’s product innovation and successful acquisition strategy and integration efforts.
Nexteer Opens APAC Nexteer Production System Academy
Dec 10
This marks the establishment of Nexteer’s comprehensive core engineering, intelligent manufacturing and Lean production program in the APAC region.
Center for Executive Education Offering Lean Six Sigma and Strategic Planning Programs in Early 2021
Dec 08
“We are starting the New Year off with three programs designed to improve your capabilities as a leader in your organization. This will be accomplished through a combination of learning how to eliminate errors within processes, identify needless steps that consume extra effort and resources, and set priorities that focus energy and resources, strengthen operations, ensure that all are working toward common goals while establishing agreements around intended outcomes.”
SVI Announces Two Staffing Moves
Dec 08
Jay Adams stated, “Any process in a factory can be defined, measured, analyzed, implemented and controlled to create a standard that meets and exceeds the needs of the mission-critical industries we serve, and it’s also important to take the waste of material, time, engineering and effort to deliver on the timelines and budgets of our customers.”
Lean Six Sigma Training Offered Online
Dec 08
New River Community College, in partnership with the Manufacturing Technology Center (MTC), is offering training in Six Sigma Yellow Belt beginning on January 14 and Six Sigma Green Belt beginning February 23.
Unique Walsh/Kettering University Tech MBA Gives STEM Professionals Fast Track to Leadership Skills
Dec 08
Courses taught by Kettering faculty as part of the technology leadership certificate for the Winter Term include “Virtual Reality Systems: Modeling and Control,” “Introduction to Thermal Science” and “Lean Six Sigma.”
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