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Building a Team-Based Kaizen Culture

Michael Muilenburg is the Operational Technology Manager and Strategic Planner for the Film Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations Division of 3M Company. He currently leads a team of continuous improvement specialists that support manufacturing and supply chain operations in nine US locations and twelve international sites. 823 more words

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Lean Sustainment Takes Place Before the Events Even Begin!

Brian Rome, Formerly Vice President of Operations at Sign-Zone, Inc., is an experienced Manufacturing Operations Executive with a background in both high volume, and low volume/high mix manufacturing companies. 908 more words

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‘Voice of the Customer’ Defines Value

Brian Swanson has spent the last twenty-seven years working in manufacturing and process improvement and has been training peers for the last ten years.

Twenty years of his career were spent in the Forest Products industry; first, manufacturing high-end furniture and cabinetry in his own business and later at Lexington Manufacturing, an industry leading wood component manufacturer serving the window and door industry. 1,344 more words

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Sustainment Systems

Didier Rabino is Vice President, Lean Sensei at HealthEast Care System in St Paul, Minnesota. He coaches senior executives to build and deploy Lean systems in order to improve patient care. 1,214 more words

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Creating a Sustainable Continuous Improvement Culture

Tim Keran – Owner, Altus Business Advisors, St. Paul, MN

Tim has 25+ years of executive management experience and has been on his own personal continuous improvement journey since 1987.  984 more words

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What to Do and Not to Do ...- Part 2 of 2

Focus on the positives – opportunities –  not problems

  • Reward and recognize identified opportunities

Many times in our daily work we find things that are not correct, for lack of a better term, they are screwed up.  481 more words

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What to Do and What Not to Do When Building a Lean Culture - Part 1 of 2

Chris Shimek, is a Senior Business, Manufacturing, Operations & Lean Process COO, SVP of Operations and General Manager known for developing the right culture, securing the right talent and exceeding results. 985 more words

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