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2011-11-24 10:05:00

KOBLENZ, Germany, Nov. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), has been granted the 'Automotive Lean Production Award' 2011 in the category 'International Enterprise' for outstanding efficiency, lean processes and lean methodology at its site in Koblenz, Germany. TRW was granted the award at a ceremony held at the BMW World in Munich, yesterday. TRW was one of six companies to receive the award out of more than 70 vehicle manufacturer and supplier...

2011-11-14 07:09:00

LONDON, Ontario, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SeQent (www.SeQent.com), the leading provider of innovative real-time Wireless Alarm & Event Dispatch, Andon-Visual Display Management and Wireless Kanban solutions announced the general availability of its newest product called the VideoServer. A key element of every successful business is communication with its employees. The VideoServer was designed with this specific goal in mind. Capable of displaying a wide range of information, the...

2011-10-31 09:45:00

NEWTON, Mass., Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck was honored with the Oro "Gold" Award at the Annual Sandia National Laboratories Supplier Conference held October 5, 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. H.C. Starck was one of 15 manufacturing companies, out of 126 suppliers, selected as winners of the Oro Award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090625/NE38551LOGO) "We are very proud that our customers honor continuous improvement efforts from our production, quality, and...

2011-10-27 07:00:00

WOODRIDGE, Ill., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Morey Corporation (MOREY), a provider of comprehensive Electronics Manufacturing Services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Dalzell as the new Director of Quality. Reporting to MOREY's VP of Operations Robert Snyder, Dalzell will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining MOREY's strategic quality objectives. In his most recent position with Tellabs Inc. in Naperville, Dalzell served as a Product Quality...

2011-10-19 10:00:00

EMS Consulting Group, Inc. has just announced a new lean workshop to better service the healthcare industry. Lean for Healthcare: Clinical and Administrative Improvement is a 2-day workshop that will take place in Santa Ana, CA, on February 22-23, 2012. Instructors will include Lean experts Betsy Chang Ha, RN and Darren Dolcemascolo. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 EMS Consulting Group, Inc. has just announced a new lean workshop to better service the healthcare industry. Lean for...

2011-10-07 09:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Increases in productivity attributed to digital and LEAN manufacturing are driving changes in manufacturing processes and requiring additional training for workers. Siemens is seeking to fill around 1,000 open positions, but there are challenges in finding candidates with the right skill sets to fill positions that require proficiencies in advanced manufacturing technologies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO ) "Today's...

2011-10-07 10:35:00

MUNICH, Germany, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck's UK facility in Calne was honored to receive the "Judges' Special Award" at the 20th Best Factory Awards 2011 held September 30th at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in London. In addition, H.C. Starck Calne was recognized for its achievements in factory health and safety. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090625/NE38551LOGO ) At the Best Factory Awards 2011, the Cranfield School of Management, one of Europe's leading...

2011-09-12 14:08:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of strategic leadership books are now available through SAE International. Books by author Dr. Bob Emiliani illustrate how to stick to the basics of lean management. The books are all affordable, short and easy to read. The titles include: Practical Lean Leadership: A Strategic Leadership Guide for Executives - captures the essence of Lean leadership in ways that are specific and actionable for executives to apply at work...

2011-08-25 09:30:00

MANCHESTER, N.H., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to lean manufacturing, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies' Manchester, N.H., plant is the gold standard, according to former U.S. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, who visits the plant today to observe lean principles in operation and discuss his proposal to apply lean manufacturing and Six Sigma practices to the U.S. government. Gingrich is a Republican candidate for U.S. President in 2012. Freudenberg-NOK Sealing...

2011-08-02 13:30:00

SAN RAMON Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporation for Manufacturing Excellence (Manex), www.manexconsulting.com, announces that it is offering food manufacturers, distributors and processors consulting services that include HACCP planning and implementation combined with techniques to achieve operational improvements. All food manufacturers, regardless of size, are required by law to develop and implement a Hazard Assessment Critical Control Point (HACCP) plan by June 2012....