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Toyota's supply chain woes hold a lesson for all manufacturers
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Earthquakes that have wracked southern Japan in recent days have had a major impact on companies such as automaker Toyota, which is renowned worldwide for its lean manufacturing processes. Toyota is experiencing the painful flip side of running so …

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Lean manufacturing webinar to focus on four themes
www.foodmanufacture.co.uk

The themes likely to feature in the free, one-hour online seminar were: Going beyond compliance, encourage change across the whole business, understanding the size of the prize and how audits support lean manufacturing. “Working together with the …

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NanoMech's GuardX™ Chosen as Winner for 2016 Edison Award™
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The operating vision of NanoMech is to be the Six Sigma world leader in material science based nano-manufacturing innovations with swift product development and an emphasis on platform technologies that are scalable for efficient mass production.

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Using data to improve customer experience – Ian Golding interview with ReachForce
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… bowled over by the power of Jack Welch and his ideas. Using tools and methodologies to improve the ability of a business to meet and exceed customer expectation just made so much sense to me. I took a role as a Six Sigma Black Belt…. the rest is …

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Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ
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TM 1.26 % The car maker shut 26 assembly lines nationwide this week due to production halts by a supplier, showing the company's lean manufacturing system remains vulnerable to disasters, the WSJ's Yoko Kubota KUBTY 2.37 % reports. Other auto …

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Illinois Tech Offering One-Day Creative Problem Solving Workshop – July 13
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Organizations teach their teams how to fill out expense accounts, use software, complete employee reviews, and conduct interviews. They can learn about six sigma, quality management, ISO, and regulatory compliance. Yet relatively few, if any, of them …

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The CLOC is ticking: Will lawyers embrace operational excellence?
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Over the last 40 years, businesses have applied different systems to improve efficiency and quality, ranging from Total Quality Management, Six Sigma, Lean and now Design Thinking. Some of these systems have been focused on efficiency in high-volume …

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"LA LEAN PRODUCTION AL SERVIZIO DELLE MATERIE PLASTICHE" UN SEMINARIO GRATUITO PER GLI ADDETTI …
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"In uno scenario di riorganizzazione che oggi è abbastanza confuso, nel quale spiccano svariate metodologie (dal metodo Toyota, Lean Production, Lean Management, Six Sigma, Lean Sigma, TOC…) l'imprenditore spesso si sente confuso e incapace di …

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The Internet of Things and the Dangers of Frivolous Data
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Paul Eder, Ph.D., is a Lead Consultant with The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. He is a Project Management Professional and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Subscribe to Data Informed for the latest information and news on big data and analytics …

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Japan Earthquakes Rattle Toyota's Vulnerable Supply Chain
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Toyota's decision to shut 26 car assembly lines this week nationwide due to production halts by a supplier shows how the auto maker's lean manufacturing system, often viewed as a model of efficiency, can be impacted by disasters. The latest shutdowns …

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Grand opening of True Position Manufacturing
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True Position Manufacturing Inc. is a Lean Six Sigma manufacturing and fabrication company that provides value-added metal products, services and solutions with superior quality, flawless delivery and competitive prices. True Position Manufacturing Inc …

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