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2014-04-23 08:34:41

HVAC/Refrigeration Parts Maker Eliminates Waste, Improves Efficiency with Lean Initiative and NetSuite Cloud OKLAHOMA CITY, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMP Corporation, the world's largest independent supplier of replacement compressor parts for HVAC and refrigeration equipment, has been recognized with the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award (ML Award) in Operational Leadership for its Lean Manufacturing Initiative, a comprehensive, systematic and multi-year effort to eliminate...

2014-03-26 23:32:00

The Continuous Improvement Network will offer Hoshin Planning, 7S Workplace Organization and Practical Project Management in the Sacramento region, with training partner Sierra College CACT, to share best methods for transforming organizations and improving efficiency. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Continuous Improvement Network (CIN) will offer an executive forum and training with Sierra College Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT) to help Northern California...

2014-03-26 16:28:09

CHATSWORTH, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a drive to empower employees, NATEL EMS is training employees in the NATEL Business System (NBS). Training is taking place across all facilities for both manufacturing and office areas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140226/LA72895LOGO "NBS training will allow us to truly scale NATEL," says President/CEO Sudesh Arora. NBS is a set of unique philosophies that borrow heavily from lean manufacturing and problem...

2014-03-13 16:22:38

CHATSWORTH, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NATEL EMS announces major improvements in quality and performance at its Carlsbad, California, location, now known as NATEL's Ceramics Center of Excellence. "This significant turnaround is a result of implementing the NBS system among both manufacturing and transactional teams," announced President/CEO Sudesh Arora. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140226/LA72895LOGO "At NATEL's Ceramics Center of Excellence, we hired...

2014-02-28 23:21:52

Advanced Cabinet Systems (ACS) has developed a quarterly lean training course to educate employees about lean manufacturing principals in efforts to eliminate waste to create a higher quality product that is produced cost effectively. Marion, Indiana (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Lean is a manufacturing concept derived mostly by Toyota Production System (TPS), first coined by John Krafcik’s 1988 article, “Triumph of the Lean Production System.” Advanced Cabinet Systems (ACS), located in...

2014-02-25 23:01:47

MME group's full array of contract manufacturing services recently attracted customer praise. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 MME group recently attracted customer praise and continues to attract new customers by offering a full array of Contract Manufacturing Services. MME group offers lean, turn-key, customized contract manufacturing solutions for individual plastic components and complete mechanical assemblies. As a full service provider MME group provides a wide range of...

2014-02-11 08:34:24

Expands Manufacturing Footprint to 300,000 sqft FAIRFIELD, N.J., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the company's major expansion program, Amerlux, in coordination with Unicorn Real Estate, has announced plans to build a new 100,000-square-foot state of the art manufacturing facility in Pearland, Texas. This facility, along with its new corporate headquarters and manufacturing center in Oakland, New Jersey, upgrade the company's total capacity to nearly 300,000 square feet....

2014-02-10 23:00:04

Early registration discount for May conference in San Francisco featuring speakers and interactive workshops focused on effective management methods in the 21st century Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Lean Kanban, Inc. announces details of the Modern Management Methods: Lean Kanban North America 2014 conference taking place May 5-8 at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco. Part of the global Lean Kanban conference series, Lean Kanban North America 2014 brings together people...

2013-11-25 08:28:12

Simpler Client ROI Index Shows Nearly $1.2 Billion in Customer Savings, Performance Improvements and Revenue Growth Over the Last Two Years PITTSBURGH, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpler Consulting, L.P., a leading global management consulting firm, today announced that its clients worldwide achieved more than $317 million in cost savings through Lean management initiatives during the first three quarters of 2013, according to the Simpler Client Return on Investment (ROI) Index....

2013-11-22 08:24:06

DELAND, Fla., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FloMet, LLC, an ARC Group Worldwide Company, has been awarded the Best Practices in Continuous Improvement Award from the VMA (Value-Added Manufacturing Alliance). VMA is a premier manufacturing alliance located in Florida. The VMA was founded in 1980 by manufacturers and is the voice of over 400 local manufacturers providing information, education and opportunities to help manufacturers grow and succeed. This year marks the 8(th) Annual...