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2012-10-17 07:27:30

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology companies can bring products to market 30-50 percent faster when they use lean product development techniques, says Katherine Radeka, an expert in getting products to market faster and author of the new book The Mastery of Innovation: A Field Guide to Lean Product Development. "Getting products to market faster helps companies grow faster and make more money," said Radeka, president of Whittier Consulting Group, Inc., which helps...

2012-10-17 07:24:43

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpler® Consulting, L.P., a leading global management consulting firm, today announced that Productivity Press has published Simpler Board Member George Koenigsaecker's new edition of his bestselling book Leading the Lean Enterprise Transformation. Drawing from his many years of experience leading Lean transformations, the new edition provides real-world examples of the powerful results Lean management enables including faster productivity,...

2012-10-13 04:01:44

The course explores the benefits of an integrated approach for improving both production processes and safety outcomes. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Georgia Tech Professional Education will conduct a Lean and Safe: Safety-Integrated Process Improvement course (MFG 2003) Nov. 6-8, 2012 at the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus. Participants will learn about the importance of developing an integrated approach for production processes and safety outcomes. When utilized together, companies...

2012-10-03 23:01:47

Process Equipment Designer and Manufacturer Leverages SYSPRO ERP to Increase Revenues Despite Strong Canadian Dollar Burnaby, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 SYSPRO, one of the longest-standing, global ERP software companies, announces the success of its ERP system in reducing expenditures and optimizing resources at Hayward Gordon, an Ontario based designer, manufacturer and distributor of process equipment specializing in mining and waste-water treatment. With the strengthening...

2012-10-02 02:30:14

BALTIMORE, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedi SeniorCare(®), one of the country's leading institutional pharmacies, has named Richard Hamel as Vice President, Corporate Controller. In this position, Hamel is the head of Financial Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Billing, Collections, and Credits and Returns for the corporation. He reports to Remedi's Chief Financial Officer, Thierry Amat. Formerly the vice president and controller of inVentiv...

2012-09-28 14:20:12

HICKORY, N.C., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Lail, Vice President of Total Insight Performance Solutions, will be sharing his expertise on the LEAN business approach at the Operational Excellence Conference on October 3-4 at Eccles Conference Center located at Utah State University. Lail's presentation, "Extended LEAN: LEAN for the Total Supply Chain," will explain how the "Extended LEAN" approach allows clients to tackle the hidden wastes up and downstream beyond...

2012-09-21 10:21:30

HICKORY, N.C., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Lail, Vice President of Total Insight LEAN Performance Solutions, will be a featured guest on visual workplace expert Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth's Internet radio show, "The Visual Workplace: Work That Makes Sense." Due in part to Lail's expertise in the LEAN manufacturing and supply chain arenas, Galsworth, an award-winning author, has invited Lail to discuss her book "Smart, Simple Design." The first segment will air Tuesday September...

2012-09-21 06:20:44

OAKLAND, Mich., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- /Continental Who's Who/ -- May-Leng Yau Patterson is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the Automobile Industry. May-Leng is the Director of Logistics for Chrysler Group, LLC. As Director of Logistics, May-Leng specializes in Lean Manufacturing; Supply Chain Management; Logistics Management; Strategy Development; Purchasing; Material Handling Techniques; Industrial Engineering; Logistics Engineering; Production...

2012-08-25 23:03:51

Resource contains a wealth of information about 5S and Lean Manufacturing Akron, OH (PRWEB) August 24, 2012 5SToday.com has announced the addition of the 5S Education Center to its website. The Education Center is a comprehensive collection of information about 5S, Lean Manufacturing, and product information, and covers a wide range of topics, from “What is 5S?” to “Total Quality Management.” Methodologies like 5S and Six Sigma are gaining popularity as proven...

2012-08-20 23:01:47

Everything I Know about Lean I Learned in First Grade from the Lean Enterprise Institute is a quick and fun read for people at all levels of a company. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) today announced that its popular new book "Everything I Know about Lean I Learned in First Grade" is available as an ebook. The digital version is available now for $9.99 in a variety of formats from LEI´s Lean Bookstore. Chapter One, the Introduction,...