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Conserving Water with Six Sigma

Life depends on water. And the amount of water on Earth is constant.* Only 3% of this water is fresh water, the amount needed for life to survive.** Therefore it is important to conserve water. We’ll look at the use of Six Sigma in water conservation and finish with videos on the lack of water [...]

Correctional Institutions: Lean Six Sigma for Improvement

“The term “correctional institution” means any prison, jail, reformatory, work farm, detention center, or halfway house, or any other similar institution designed for the confinement or rehabilitation of criminal offenders.”* Every country in the world has correctional institutions. Lean and Six Sigma have a role in improving them. We’ll look at several applications and view [...]

Manufacturing Electric Vehicles and Lean Six Sigma

The number of electric cars in the world continues to grow.  Between the years 2012 and 2021, 17,607,610 electric vehicles were sold globally (all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles combined).* Lean and Six Sigma methodologies contribute to the quality of their manufacture.  We’ll look at several applications and finish with a video on the long [...]

Lean Application in the Quarry and Aggregate Business

By 2020 the global stone mining and quarrying market had reached a value of nearly $8.059 billion. The market is expected to grow to $11.148 billion by 2025* We’ll look at Lean applications in the quarry business from Sweden and India and finish with a video of marble extraction and processing in Greece. *Source   [...]

Improving Accounts Receivable with Lean Six Sigma

Every business has accounts receivable which govern when they will be paid for their products and services. We’ll look at how Lean and Six Sigma can improve accounts receivable through several applications. Then we’ll finish with videos on Accounts Receivable KPIs and How to Improve Accounts Receivable Collections.   Lean Six Sigma Applied to Fee [...]

Quality in the Tomato Industry

Tomatoes are classified as a fruit not a vegetable. Accordingly, tomatoes are the most frequently eaten fruit in the world. Global production of tomatoes was estimated to be 44.19 million tons in 2023.* We’ll look at quality in tomato production and finish with a video of how a particular variety of tomatoes are grown commercially. [...]

Satellite Manufacturing and Lean Six Sigma Applications

Satellites are indispensable for modern life. They are used for the global positioning systems, communication, weather forecasting, television signals, and internet provision. We’ll look at applications of Lean and Six Sigma methods and Design for Manufacturing and Assembly in satellite manufacturing and finish with a video on satellite build and launch.   Lean Transformation for [...]

Grocery Stores and Lean Six Sigma Applications

Grocery store shopping is part of everyday life in most of the world. We’ll look at applications of Lean and Six Sigma in grocery stores in Saudi Arabia, Portugal, and Turkey and see a video of what grocery shopping is like in Japan.   Lean Manufacturing in Grocery Stores: Saudi Arabia In a case study [...]

Lean Six Sigma, Hearing Loss, and Audiology

People around the world suffer from hearing loss. We look at the application of Lean Six Sigma in cochlear implant practices and noise management to reduce hearing disorders.  Audiologists provide services to aid in improving hearing. We finish with one video explaining what an audiologist is and another on the history of hearing aids.   [...]

Lean Six Sigma and Quality in Courier and Messenger Services

Courier and Messenger Services are essential around the world. We’ll look at a Lean Six Sigma application and the factors that impact courier service quality. We’ll finish with a video of a day in the life of a FedEx driver.   Lean Six Sigma Applied to Courier Services: Italy   In an article titled “Quality [...]

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