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Lean Leaders - Which Superhero are You?

This Blog contribution is from Michael Muilenburg. He is the Operational Technology Manager and Strategic Planner for the Film Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations Division of 3M Company. 549 more words

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Establishing a Lean Culture

Anyone who has spent anytime in a manufacturing operation knows the importance of a lean culture that highlights accuracy and quality at every step in process.   1,639 more words

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The Culture Beast

Culture is a living embodiment of what the organization is – reflecting its past, its current customs, and foretelling its future – culture is a beast.   1,209 more words

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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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