Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of January 30, 2017.
Applying Lean Principles to Cleaning Manufacturing Facilities
Have you leaned your cleaning? When it comes to manufacturing plants and machine reliability, cleanliness and efficiency start with getting lean. Utilizing lean principles, particularly 5S, to the holistic cleaning of a facility not only results in an organized work environment, it also increases the productivity of the cleaning teams, enhances the company image, improves morale and engagement, makes every dollar count, and protects valuable assets.
Six Sigma Approach Embedded Company-wide at United Tractor & Equipment
United Tractor & Equipment (UTE), Sri Lanka’s sole authorized dealer for Caterpillar USA machinery and equipment, is embracing Six Sigma culture. Deploying the process improvement method across the organization has enabled UTE to gain a formidable competitive advantage that enhances the value of its products and services. One of UTE’s certified Six Sigma Master Black Belts states that 95-percent of their executive staff – senior managers, managers, executives – are all Green Belt certified.