Lean Six Sigma in the Food Industry

Lean and Six Sigma applications help the food industry improve and reduce waste around the world. We’ll learn from articles in Taiwan, India, and Malaysia and finish with a video of how milk powder is made.   Six Sigma Applied to the Food Industry to Reduce Quality Cost: Taiwan   In a paper titled “Applying [...]

Lean and Six Sigma in the Meat Processing Industry

Meat products continue to be in demand in much of the world. Lean and Six Sigma methodologies help supply that demand with higher quality, timely production, and lower waste. We’ll look at applications of Lean in the UK and Turkey and the results of Six Sigma application in the USA in Delaware, and finish with [...]

Lean Six Sigma in the Candy Industry

Commercial candy is eaten all over the world. In the candy industry, Lean and Six Sigma helps make the production more efficient.  We’ll illustrate this with three candy industry case studies in lollipop production, Hershey’s products distribution, and milk chocolate production. We’ll finish with a video on how various candies are made. Lean Six Sigma [...]

Lean and Six Sigma in the Fish Canning Industry

The global seafood market in 2019 was valued at $159.32 billion. Of that, 12.4% or $19.8 billion was due to canned seafood.** [Sources shown at end] How can Lean and Six Sigma contribute to improvement in the fish canning industry? We’ll explore that by looking at two example case studies in the fish canning industry, [...]

Meat Processing in the Time of Coronavirus – Critical Need for Masks

While many meat processing plants are highly automated, many workers must process meat in close quarters. See the beef processing video from Amazing Tube. Of course, this places workers at extreme risk for catching and spreading the coronavirus.  They must be supplied with masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) as additional priorities to those [...]

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