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2012-07-10 23:00:29

At Lean Advisors it is their mission to provide their clients´ entire organization with online and onsite Lean Advisor Training. The Lean Advisors recognize that the most effective skills are needed to reach true success in an organization. Through their valuable Lean Advisors Training, Lean Advisors can now use their innovative techniques and extensive consulting to assist their clients in transforming their business to reach its fullest potential. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) July 10, 2012...

2012-05-29 08:59:58

For a year and a half, the University of Michigan Health System turned one of its head and neck surgery practices into a laboratory. The goal: to see if ℠lean thinking´ techniques pioneered by the auto industry could be applied to the operating room in ways that simultaneous improved service for patients as well as improve overall efficiency. The answer was a resounding, “Yes.” Turnaround time between surgeries fell by more than 20 percent, while measurements...

2012-02-11 08:00:00

Toyota Material Handling in Columbus, Indiana, is opening its doors to a Lean Manufacturing 1-day workshop, presented by members of the Lean Factory Group, a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting Lean methods in US industry. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 11, 2012 Professionals interested in manufacturing competitiveness and process improvement dream of being able to tour one of the world's leaders: Toyota. That time has arrived, with Toyota Material Handling opening its plant...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin