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2012-10-22 04:03:08

Profits and studies show that today's corporate programs fail to eliminate costly manufacturing scrap. Joe Dunn learned this the hard way when he entered the manufacturing world 16 years ago. Creator of Scrapkillers.com, he has helped manufacturers in several countries and US states increase net profits, productivity and lead time response through quality-cost reduction. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 For two decades, Six Sigma has been the method of choice for improving quality and...

2012-01-20 08:00:00

KnowWare International Inc. announces a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training and certification program. Students will learn how to solve problems involving unnecessary and preventable delays, defects and deviation using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) process. Denver,CO (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 KnowWare International Inc. announces a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training and certification program. Students will learn how to solve problems involving unnecessary and...

2011-08-03 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and services research business of Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL), today announced a major breakthrough in the development of its proprietary CompoZr zinc finger nuclease (ZFN) technology with the release of more Knockout ZFNs covering the entire genomes of both mice and rats, while the pricing of products within the CompoZr ZFN portfolio by half. A new dedicated high-throughput...

2011-07-07 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SAFC®, a member of the Sigma-Aldrich® Group (NASDAQ: SIAL), today announced the launch of the first offering in a product line of Zinc Finger Nuclease (ZFN)-modified Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell lines. Designed for use in the production of biopharmaceuticals, the CHOZN® cell lines are expected to enable customers to reach the market faster and more cost-effectively by reducing timelines...

2011-06-01 00:06:51

KnowWare International Inc. announces Jay Arthur's revised book on Lean Six Sigma DeMYsTiFieD (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 KnowWare International Inc. announces Jay Arthur's revised book on Lean Six Sigma DeMYsTiFieD. Readers say: I'm glad there's a book that cuts through the theory and gets down to business. I love what you wrote: "˜...be a money belt: someone who can find ways to make dramatic improvements in speed and quality that translate into cost savings or more sales because of...


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