Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of June 30 to July 6, 2013.
‘Six Sigma’ is on the way (6/30/13)
Seyfarth Shaw is seeing the results of a nine-year project to improve the delivery of legal services, specifically for workplace relations. Using data- and process-driven strategies guided by Lean and Six Sigma principles, the firm is the envy of legal firms in the US and abroad with its lines of production tools and management techniques.
3M Company Achieves Highest Recognition for Safety and Health (7/3/13)
Indiana’s Department of Labor has awarded 3M’s Hartford City location a “Star” site certification in its Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) as of May 2013. This is thanks to an illness and occupational injury rate 40% below the national average over 3 years, thanks to Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, process hazard analysis, and other safety programs. Less than 60 Indiana workplaces receive VPP status.
Bargain Houston Movers Reports it is Expanding Services (7/5/13)
Bargain Houston Movers, a Texas-based moving company, will be increasing its capacity for both short- and long-distance moves with new trucks, additional crews, and increased storage capacity. This is thanks in part to Six Sigma training principles being applied by its General Manager Jim Rogers which promote efficient packing, safe lifting, and better customer service.