Wrapping Up Lean Tools With Intertape Polymer Group

Wrapping Up Lean Tools With Intertape Polymer Group

Intertape Polymer Group, manufacturer of carton sealing tape and stretch film, is a company with no room for error. In an effort to streamline its processes, Intertape began implementing lean principles into it's organization. By eliminating downtime and incorporating tools such as visual management, cross-training and 5S, Intertape was able…

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Illuminating Lean Process Development At VCC

Illuminating Lean Process Development at VCC

VCC (Visual Communications Company) is a leader in the development and manufacturing of illuminated electronic components for global markets. By creating a culture of lean product development via transparency, knowledge sharing, teamwork and innovation, VCC is able to increase customer response and customer satisfaction as well as improve the new…

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City Of El Paso Saves Big Using Lean Six Sigma

City of El Paso Saves Big Using Lean Six Sigma

The city of El Paso has been applying Lean Six Sigma to much success. The process improvement methodology saved taxpayers $252,000 by reevaluating three El Paso Fire Department programs. As a result of the training, the El Paso Fire Department also managed a total cost savings/avoidance of over $1.6 million…

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Shields Health Care Group Embraces Six Sigma Methodology

Shields Health Care Group Embraces Six Sigma Methodology

Chuck Spurr, chief information officer at Shields Health Care Group, needed an overhaul in its revenue cycle business. So when IT software alone couldn't solve the issues, Shields, an MRI and ambulatory health chain serving the Boston area, looked to Six Sigma methodology. As a result of this implementation, Shields…

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