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Second Chance for Manufacturing? Dont Miss It!

When management teams know that they can be competitive with Asia in quality, cost and speed of supply then they quickly must re-examine the importance of dramatically and quickly transforming their current methods and thinking – both culturally (value thinking) and processing. We must not kid ourselves, this opportunity to take advantage of repatriation or re-shoring will not last long. Continue reading

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APICS Toronto Selects Larry Cote as Keynote Speaker

Lean Advisors is pleased to announce that Larry Cote, President has been selected as the keynote speaker at the APICS Toronto Chapter AGM event on June 13 2012. Continue reading

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North Carolina Textile Mill Goes Lean

Like many others in U.S. manufacturing, the domestic textile industry has certainly faced their fair share of challenges. Amid manufacturing job losses and budget cuts, one bright experience sheds some light on improving competitiveness. Here, this textile success story is attributed to lean manufacturing. Continue reading

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Lean Finds a Home in Pharmaceuticals

The market environment for companies in the pharmaceutical industry is becoming increasingly challenging. It is becoming particularly important to adapt lean management principles to the special concerns of pharmaceuticals. As companies consider applying Lean in their industry, they face the challenge of determining how it will work in their environment… Continue reading

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5S – Lean Manufacturing Online Workshop Overview

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Visual Controls Online Workshop Overview – Manufacturing

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