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2014-07-15 23:00:44

LED Lighting Manufacturer Evluma expands, moves to a larger manufacturing facility in Renton, WA and implements Lean Manufacturing methods. Customers will benefit from shortened lead times and quality improvements. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 LED Lighting manufacturer Evluma moves into a larger manufacturing facility at the end of July 2014. Located in Renton, WA, the new facility embraces Lean Manufacturing philosophies and increases Evluma's manufacturing capacity by up to...

2014-07-01 23:08:42

CloudTalk Radio, a radio show devoted to providing critical business skills for execs and CEO’s, explored how businesses can cut activities that are waste of time with Lean Management expert. Everett, WA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 In their most recent radio show, Keith Eneix and Robert Chandler of CloudTalk Radio talked with Shilo Jones about how Lean Management has helped his business, Golf Discount, cut out wasted time and inefficient tasks from company operations. During the interview,...

2014-06-30 23:21:37

Graphic Products is using a popular visual format – the infographic – to illustrate Kaizen, a Japanese lean manufacturing philosophy focusing on continuous improvement. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Created by graphic designer Wade Daughtry and copywriter Mandy Savage, the infographic honors W. Edwards Deming, one of the pioneers of Kaizen. Design elements include dolphins swimming in a circle to show how Kaizen is flowing, ongoing process and growing Buddha figures – all...

2014-06-27 12:20:48

Client Rotary Corporation Leverages 3PL's LEAN Expertise to Continuously Improve HICKORY, N.C., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight and longtime client Rotary Corporation are featured in the cover story of the June 2014 issue of Inbound Logistics magazine. The article focuses on the positive impacts generated by the implementation of Extended LEAN, a proprietary continuous improvement method targeting processes...

2014-06-26 08:30:10

LOWELL, Mass., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Segue Manufacturing Services, a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company, today announced the expansion of its management team with the appointment of Kevin Gonor as Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Gonor is an industry veteran with over 20 years of sales and marketing management experience. He has held several executive level positions including Vice President, Sales Flextronics International; Vice President...

2014-06-23 08:26:06

Story Captures Commitment to Improving Quality and Safety at Hospitals and Clinics PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpler Consulting, L.P., a leading global management consulting firm, applauds New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) on its new book, "Lean Behavioral Health: The Kings County Hospital Story." The book is the first to focus on the application of Lean management in behavioral health and features HHC hospital Kings County Hospital Center of Brooklyn, New...

2014-06-06 12:21:47

Dr. Theodore Duclos: We all know that the current path we are on is ultimately unsustainable in the very long term. DETROIT, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's little doubt that American manufacturing must continue to evolve to regain its economic footing, address global trends and meet customer demands with high-tech solutions. The question is, what will that evolution look like? Dr. Theodore G. Duclos, CEO, Global Fluid Power Division, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies...

2014-06-03 23:14:46

Bonbons, those sprinkled chocolate treats and Kanban, a key principle of lean manufacturing are linked together in a new video release from Graphic Products. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Created in-house by Graphic Products, a leading industrial labeling system manufacturer with customers in the petroleum, mining, pulp & paper, and automotive industries, the one-minute video features motion graphics and 3D animation. The video encapsulates a concept that continues to gain...

2014-05-05 16:22:08

FREEPORT, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oberg Industries, a full-service contract manufacturer of precision metal components and assemblies, has announced the appointment of Brian Stewart as Director of Quality and Continuous Improvement. Mr. Stewart will be responsible for overseeing Oberg's global quality assurance strategy and execution and will lead the company's process and efficiency improvement teams. He will report to Oberg's President and CEO, David Bonvenuto. "Brian...

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...


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