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Center for Seniors Re-evaluating Meal Costs
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
To increase its production capabilities, the factory set up a smooth flow of Lean manufacturing.
Region of Peel Remains Committed to Continuous Improvement
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
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
They expect to save nearly $4 million over next few years.
MiddleGround Capital Announces its Formation; Closes First Transaction
The MiddleGround team will use its Lean manufacturing expertise to help drive increased operational efficiency
Registration for Lean Six Sigma Certification Now Open
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
“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
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
“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
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
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
“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
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
“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
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
The move enables Tweet/Garot to apply Lean manufacturing principles to the construction industry.
Multivac Opens New Labelling and Inspection Facility
“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
“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
“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
“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
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.
Amandeep Group Organizes Quality Workshop for Employees
Speaking on this occasion, Dr Amandeep Kaur, MD-cum-CEO, Amandeep Group of Hospitals said, “We always focus to improve the quality of patient care.”
IIT-Delhi Student-Entrepreneur Offers Smart Home Solutions
Pranjal Kacholia and his team then had the task to commercialize their products after months of researching. They came up with a Lean manufacturing system.