Technology

Lean and Six Sigma and the Solar Energy Industry

The global solar power market size was valued at USD 253.69 billion in 2023 and is projected to be worth USD 273 billion in 2024 and reach USD 436.36 billion by 2032*. We’ll look at the use of Lean and Six Sigma in various solar energy firms and finish with a video of how solar [...]

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 [...]

Lean Six Sigma in Radio Manufacturing and Repair

Radios are used in a variety of applications including automobile, aircraft, police and military, and base stations. We’ll look at the use of Lean and Six Sigma in radio manufacturing and repair in Malaysia, USA, Portugal and Sweden and finish with a video of how two-way radios are manufactured.   Lean Six Sigma Applied to [...]

Lean Six Sigma in Lithium Ion and Thermal Battery Production

The lithium ion battery global market size was expected to be USD 44.49 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach USD 193.13 billion by 2028.*  Six Sigma is used to improve quality in lithium ion and lithium thermal battery production. We’ll look at applications from Sweden, Denmark, and the USA and finish with a [...]

Flat Panel Displays – Lean Six Sigma Applications

Asia is the epicenter of flat panel display manufacturing, with 95% of production shared between Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China and Singapore. There Lean Six Sigma is used to improve flat panel production. We’ll look at applications from Taiwan and two Master’s theses and then see a video from a top Chinese flat panel manufacturer.   [...]

The Fitness Industry – Using Lean and Six Sigma to Improve

As of 2021, the total market size of the global fitness club industry was over $87 billion with over 200,000 health and fitness clubs. The United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom have the highest number of fitness club memberships*. We’ll look at applications of Lean and Six Sigma in the fitness industry and finish [...]

Lean Six Sigma in Information Security

As hackers and ransomware attacks continue to increase, information security is vitally important. Lean and Six Sigma aid in improving information security. We’ll look at three articles that focus on the use of Lean and Six Sigma in information security and finish with a video that discusses information security vs. cyber security.   Application of [...]

Lean Six Sigma for Utilities

Utility companies provide electricity, gas, and water for public use. Lean and Six Sigma aid in effectively making that happen. We include a comprehensive resource guide on the use of Lean in utilities from the US Environmental Protection Agency and a paper exploring the use of Lean Six Sigma in the power sector. We’ll finish [...]

Lean Six Sigma, AI and Analytics

As artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytics continue to grow in use, how do they fit with Lean and Six Sigma methodologies? We’ll look at several possible answers to this question from an overview of their working together, to caveats to be concerned about, some applications in conjunction with analytics, and finally a video on [...]

Lean Six Sigma in Glass Manufacturing

Glass is produced through a manufacturing process. Lean and Six Sigma are used to improve glass-making. We’ll examine examples of several glass-making processes using Lean and Six Sigma from picture tubes to windshields. We’ll finish with a video of the float glass manufacturing process. Glass Neck of Picture Tubes: India In a paper titled “Implementation [...]

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