Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of October 10, 2016.
Axalta India Bags Two Quality Circle Golden Awards
Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings. Last month, Axalta took home a quality award from Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI) for “best practices from case studies which included reduction in cycle time using Six Sigma methodology and 5S approach.”
Lean Transformation Saves Aluminum Trailer Co.
At the Lean Accounting Summit this year, Steve Brenneman, president, and Duane Yoder, production manager of Aluminum Trailer Co. (ATC) shared a presentation called, “It’s a Lean life!” ATC is a privately held company where every owner and team member, of the 11, contributes to the direct structure and success of the company. With Value Streaming and a Lean culture, the company is able to withstand economic downfalls and has eliminated long term debt by over 50%.
Wabash Secures North American Rights to EconCore’s Honeycomb Panels
“Wabash National Corp. recently reached an agreement with EconCore N.V., for the exclusive rights to manufacture and sell certain EconCore honeycomb sandwich material configurations in the containment and transportation industries in the United States, Canada and Mexico.” With this partnership, EconCare is excited since Wabash is an industry leader using Lean Six Sigma.