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Next LTN meeting Thursday October 17, at Misco Products, Reading PA

Where – Misco Products, 1048 Stinson Drive, Reading, PA 19605 Phone: (610) 926-4106 *Rebecca Banks is our contact  Rebecca.banks@miscoproducts.com When – Thursday October 17, 2013 from 9am to Noon What – the subject will be Changeover including a discussion related to issues standardizing the documented best practice Who – 3 attendees per member company. No… Read more »

Network meeting Thursday Sept 12, 2013 at Adhesives Research

LEAN THINKING NETWORK MEETING NOTICE The next meeting for the Lean Thinking Network will be held on Thursday September 12th from 9:00 am until 11:30 am at Adhesives Research 400 Seaks Run Road Glen Rock, PA 17327 Proposed Agenda: 9:00 am  –  9:15 am:  Arrive/Meet & Greet 9:15 am  –  9:45 am:  AR Lean Journey… Read more »

Tobyhanna Army Depot Tour – Summary

What a great morning at Shingo Prize winning Tobyhanna Army Depot.  Our hosts, led by Director of Productivity Improvement and Innovation, Brad Jones, enthusiastically responded to our questions and did a tremendous job explaining process and improvements throughout our tour. It was easy for us to see why Tobyhanna has won several Shingo Prizes.  We… Read more »

Summary Thursday June 13, 2013 at RACC

Nasty weather with threats of powerful thunderstorms, high winds and hail kept our attendance low. The focus of the day was “Creating a Favorable Environment for Continuous Improvement” with the training provided by Dwight. We were very fortunate to have Mark Graban www.leanblog.org   as our virtual Go-to-meeting/Skype video conference.  A keynote speaker at many Lean… Read more »

Network best practices – visit each other, observe, question and listen.

Fenner Drives’ Workplace Organization Program On May 23rd, 2013, members of The Rose Corporation were invited to tour Fenner Drives’ facility in Manheim, Pennsylvania.  The purpose of this tour was to demonstrate 6S principles being implemented at Fenner Drives, and exchange lean network ideas with members of The Rose Corporation.  The Rose Corporation picked up… Read more »

Network meeting June 13, 2013 at Reading Area Community College

A full day of training focusing on the people side of lean.  The objective is to provide attendees with an understanding of what it takes to gain and maintain allies to their Continuous Improvement (Lean) efforts. In addition, we will have a Skype videocast with Mark Graban, the host of the Lean Blog, and author… Read more »