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2013-11-05 23:29:02

The new SmartDraw CI includes a set of automated Lean diagramming tools. Users can reduce waste by quickly creating better Lean diagrams in fewer steps. San Diego, California (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Can Lean get leaner? The folks at SmartDraw Software think so, and have rolled out a new set of tools they believe will make creating Lean diagrams faster and easier than ever. Lean thinking places an organization’s focus on two things: maximizing customer value while minimizing waste....

2013-11-04 23:00:04

Magnatag Visible Systems New Kanban CardView boards help manage inventory and work flow. Macedon, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Manufacturers are using the new visual Kanban boards from Magnatag to coordinate inventories and lean workflow “The boards are great for managing inventory movement”, says a materials manager from St. Clair Shores MI. “As kanban cards are removed the yellow and red pocket colors give us a visual signal that supplies are low”. A Lean manufacturing...

2013-10-25 23:19:45

The Maryland World Class Consortia will hold the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Lean Conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Timonium the week of 4 November, 2013. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The event will include 2 main conference days Tuesday and Wednesday, the 5th and 6th of November. The conference features six keynote speakers and 31 concurrent presentations, including a dedicated presentation track in lean healthcare, and a “conference within a conference” on lean government and...

2013-10-23 23:03:01

Drew Greenblatt, president of Marlin Steel Wire Products in Baltimore, a two-time Inc 5000 winner, presented before an international conference on lean manufacturing held by the Association for Manufacturing Excellence. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Drew Greenblatt, president of Marlin Steel Wire Products in Baltimore, spoke on Value Stream Management today before an international conference on lean manufacturing held by the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME). His...

2013-09-20 23:23:17

Factory Tours Raise Awareness of Skilled Career Options and Importance of Manufacturing to U.S. Economy (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 To highlight the importance of manufacturing to the nation's economy and draw attention to the many rewarding high-skill jobs available in manufacturing fields, Metcam, a fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for OEMs, has joined a group of public and private organizations in the launch of the second annual Manufacturing Day on October 4,...

2013-09-18 23:30:33

Smart Consulting Group's Nigel Smart writes based on his 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. West Chester, Pa (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Nigel Smart’s new book, “Lean Biomanufacturing,” is now available online at Amazon.com and ready to ship. Smart Consulting Group’s Nigel Smart provides a detailed discussion on how biomanufacturing firms can increase their profits by reducing waste, improving productivity and increasing efficiencies. “This book is a...

2013-09-18 23:26:31

Minimizer hired Jim Richards to expedite the Company's world-wide expansion as an industry leader. Blooming Prairie, MN (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Minimizer is pleased to announce the addition of James L. Richards as Vice President of Operations. Jim brings more than 15 years of leadership experience to the Minimizer team. During his career he has successfully led companies to sales growth and bottom line growth through maximization of their new product development initiatives. At...

2013-08-28 23:27:11

LifeWings introduces a new training system that combines Lean and TeamSTEPPS ideally suited for the challenges facing American healthcare. The cutting-edge service allows hospitals to get sustainable process improvement results by creating a culture of accountability and safety among staff. Collierville, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Under enormous pressure to cut costs while maintaining a culture of safety and reliability, healthcare leaders are looking to other industries for...


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