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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 »

Network meeting summary 2/14 @ Rose Corp.

Great job by Rose Corp’s team hosting our meeting.  They have created a significant amount of  additional space and order in their large facilities since our last visit in late 2011.  The theme of the day was sustaining the continuous improvement process.  My thanks to Tom McDevitt for his excellent job telling the story of… Read more »

Summary LTN meeting 1/10/13 @ Fenner Drive

Tom Bezek’s meeting report:  (THANK YOU TOM) We had a great LTN meeting at Fenner Drives this morning.  It was held at their Lancaster facility which they moved into over the summer.  They have moved their extrusion line from the Manheim facility in order to free up space for growth.  Here is a summary of… Read more »

Network meeting scheduled for Thursday January 10, 2013 @ Fenner Drive

When:  Thursday January 10, 2013 9:30am to Noon Where:  Fenner Drive 1421 Arcadia Rd Lancaster PA 17601 What/Agenda: Plan to arrive at 9:30 am at 1421 Arcadia Rd Lancaster PA 17601 9:30-9:45 Welcome and who we are- Alida 9:45- 10:30 Extrusion and oring cells. 10:30-11:30 Board room- Review our customer feedback log. 11:15-12:00 Opportunities identified/open… Read more »

Network meeting schedule for 2/14/13 at Rose Corporation

Where: The Rose Corporation 401 North 8th Street Reading, PA 19601 Attn: Tom McDevitt  (610) 376-5004 When: Thursday February 14, 2013 beginning at 9am ending at 4pm What: Rose began it’s Lean journey in 2005 and have been able to stay focused on people and improvement.  How do they do it?  Late morning we are… Read more »