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Summary Rose Corporation, May 15, 2014

Submitted by Andrew Bishop who facilitated: In attendance at Thursday’s meeting hosted by The Rose Corp: Videon Peiffer Machine Four Seasons Green Leaf Plants Misco Fenner Drives Tom McDevitt of Rose made an excellent case for the role of communication and a focus on organizational alignment in sustaining a lean deployment. Those of us who… Read more »

Next network meeting Thursday 5/15/14 at Rose Corp.

Where – Rose Corp., 401 N 8th St, Reading, PA 19601,   phone 610-376-5004 When – Thursday May 15, 2004 from 9am to noon What – “Sustaining Improvement” – Ten years of continuous improvement Who – 2 attendees per member company  – Please register at this link      REGISTER HERE Why – Go see and hear what… Read more »

Next Lean Thinking Network Meeting Thursday April 10, 2014 @ Philips

Where: 1 Echo Dr, Reedsville, PA 17084 phone 717-667-5000 Dave Lauder is our contact When:  Thursday April 10, 2014 from 9am until Noon What:  The A3 process, improving standard work in a large work cell……..go see and discuss the powerful results. Who: 2 attendees per member company.  This meeting is designed for advanced lean learners…. Read more »

Summary, Network Meeting held at Green Leaf Enterprises 2/20/14

Recap from Andrew Bishop: We had a good day.  How do I know?  Assessment based on much uproar (fun during the simulation) as well as positive feedback regarding both morning tour/meeting and the afternoon training session. Companies participating: ACT Four Seasons Misco Restek Rose/Mark Metals Videon Green Leaf (hosting) Greatest challenge of the day:  preventing… Read more »

Next PA Lean Thinking Network meeting at Green Leaf Enterprises February 20, 2014

When: Next network meeting date: Thursday, February 20, 2014 Gather at 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Network meeting 9:00 – 12:00 Lunch Training 12:30 p.m. to ~4:00 p.m. (hard to say an exact end time with this inquisitive, interactive group!) Where: Hosted by: Green Leaf Plants 2369 Old Philadelphia Pike Lancaster, PA  17602 Contact:  Andrew Bishop… Read more »

Summary – Network meeting at Four Seasons Produce 1/9/14

Our thanks to the entire Four Season’s, (especially Erin Edwards) team for doing a great job as our host. Learning points from the tour included systems supporting velocity, logistics, learning and visuals and a several opportunities for improvement. Afternoon training was “Creating a Favorable Environment for Continuous Improvement” Our next network meeting will be held… Read more »

Network meeting January 9, 2014 at Four Seasons Produce

Where – Four Seasons Produce, Inc. • 400 Wabash Road • P.O. Box 788 • Ephrata, PA 17522-0788, contact Erin Edwards 717-721-2737 When – Thursday January 9, 2014 Arrive 8:30am, meeting begins 9:00am to noon, 12:30 to 4pm Dwight will train on “Creating a Favorable Environment for Continuous Improvement” What – Four Seasons deals with… Read more »

Summary Network Meeting 11/7/13 at Restek

Our thanks to the Restek team for doing a great job as our host. Learning points from the tour included some nice visuals and poka-yoke and a several opportunities for improvement. Afternoon training focused on Lean Product Design. Our next network meeting will be at Four Seasons Produce (the networks first opportunity to goo see… Read more »

Next Network Meeting Thursday November 7, 2013 @ Restek

Where –Restek, 110 Benner Circle, Bellefonte, PA 16823 Phone: (814) 353-1300 ext 2473,  Brian Yangula When – Thursday November 7, 2013 from 9am to 4pm What –Arrival: 0900 – 0915 Brief Restek company overview & our lean journey to date – 0915-1000 Tour 1000-1130: ·         QC (test) – Product flow including kanban ·         Caging… Read more »

Summary Network Meeting 10/17/13 at Misco Products

Andrew Bishop (the facilitator) wrote:   A really good trip to gemba with Becky and Dave this morning.  There was a lot of give-and-take both on the shop floor and in post-tour debriefing:  good ideas in practice on display and problems identified. In addition to Becky and Dave hosting, we had Green Leaf:        3 Restek:                … Read more »