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2013-02-06 23:03:15

Integrate concepts of Lean and Six Sigma to increase productivity, boost quality. Bloomington-Normal, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) and Heartland Community College are launching a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training series on March 15th in central Illinois for small and mid-sized manufacturers to learn how to integrate concepts of Lean and Six Sigma to increase productivity and ultimately, boost quality in their facility. This group training...

2008-06-18 21:00:19

By Michele Steinbacher By Michele Steinbachermsteinbacher@pantagraph.com NORMAL - More students are choosing Heartland Community College as a place to take summer courses. And of those enrolling this summer, it appears many are taking heavier loads than in the past. The Heartland board of trustees learned Tuesday that preliminary enrollment shows 2,376 students on campus for college-credit courses, a nearly 10 percent increase compared to summer 2007. And the 11,272 credit hours...

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