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Good morning – I will be speaking at the
Good morning – I will be speaking at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta this week. The first topic is Cost Effectiveness through Lean Six Sigma (Tuesday, 9-10 am). We’ll be discussing Lean Leadership (Wednesday, 9-10 am). … Continue reading
Dr. Glen Miller
Glen Miller is the co-author or Sustain the Gain which you may know is a 3 part post on this blog. Glen and I also wrote an article for Food Processing magazine titled Lean, Green, and Clean Food Processing a … Continue reading
I am guest blogging at Beyond Lean today. The title of the post is 4 Tips from Historic Leaders. You are encouraged to check it out. After that I’ll be taking a break from blogging for a couple weeks. Some great Lean thinkers … Continue reading
Posted in General Tagged continuos improvement, guest blogs, lean manufacturing 1 Comment
Eli Goldratt (1948-2011)
Eli Goldratt was the manufacturing guru who created the Theory of Constraints (TOC), the Optimized Production Technology, the Thinking Processes, Drum-Buffer-Rope, Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) and other TOC derived tools. His book, The Goal, was a real milestone and my first exposure to Lean thinking. It’s a … Continue reading
Posted in General Tagged Business, Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Goal, Jamie Flinchbaugh, lean manufacturing, Management, Theory of Constraints Leave a comment
How will a NFL Lock-out Affect You?
It is looking more and more like the 2011 National Football League schedule is in jeopardy as the lock-out continues with no end in sight. An article in Advertising Age describes how some major consumer packaged goods manufacturers are moving ahead in … Continue reading
Posted in General Tagged Consumer Packaged Goods, CPG, leadership, lockout, Mars, National Football League, NFL, PepsiCo, Proctor & Gamble Leave a comment
Have a great Memorial Day
Have a great Memorial Day. Please remember those have who served to protect our freedom.
Will Volkswagen’s New Factory Help the US Maintain It’s Edge?
[tweetmeme]A significant event happened this week in the world of manufacturing. You may recall a post titled US Factories Maintain Edge? where we discussed how the United States is still the world’s #1 manufacturer but many project that China will overcome the US … Continue reading
Posted in General Tagged Chattanooga Tennessee, Darth Vader, Manufacturing, United States, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Passat 2 Comments
Had a great time on The Lean Nation
Had a great time on The Lean Nation Radio show yesterday. The podcast is already posted. You can listen to it here –> http://ow.ly/4Ebkg
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Lean Nation Radio
Exciting News! I will be a guest on the world-famous The Lean Nation radio show on Tuesday, April 19 from 4-5pm (ET) on 790 AM Talk and Business, hosted by Karl Wadensten. We’re going to discuss Lean Manufacturing and TPM in food manufacturing. This is … Continue reading
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US Factories Maintain Edge?
[tweetmeme] AM General plans to lay off 300 workers … Evergreen Solar is closing a Massachusetts factory that employed 800 people … Over 66,000 Michigan manufacturing employees have been laid off over three years … The United States Labor Department reports 430 major … Continue reading
Posted in General Tagged China, continuos improvement, lean manufacturing, Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI, United States 10 Comments