Laird Technologies Wins Lean Excellence Award for China Facility

Laird Technologies Inc., a St. Louis, Mo., USA-based supplier of antennas for mobile devices, has won the 2010 Great Wall Award for Lean Manufacturing Excellence in China. Laird’s manufacturing facility in Beijing, China, was recognized by the China-based Great Wall Award (GWA) Committee for having the best implementation of Lean manufacturing throughout China.

Six Sigma Goes East – What Is Different in China?

Among European companies in Asia there is a trend to apply Western initiatives such as Six Sigma. Companies in the vanguard of this “westernization” have learned lessons about applying Six Sigma in the Far East, and particularly in China. By Dr. Uwe H. Kaufmann, Dannie Yung, Rico Liu Keyan Most major European companies have subsidiaries,…