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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 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 [...]

Lean Six Sigma and Quality in the Potato Chip Industry

The 2020 estimated global market value of packaged potato chips was $30 billion U.S. dollars, and is predicted to reach $43.2 billion by 2026.* We’ll look at Lean and Six Sigma and quality in potato chip production and finish with two videos: one on how potato chips were invented and another on how potato chips [...]

Lean Six Sigma in the RV and Trailer Industry

Lean and Six Sigma are important in the RV and trailer business. We’ll look at several applications, first for RVs and hauling trailers and second for truck trailers and finish with a video of how truck trailers are made in France, Turkey, and Texas.   RVs and Hauling Trailers   Lean Manufacturing and the RV [...]

Emergency Medical Services: Lean Six Sigma and Delivery

Emergency Medical Services provide critical, life-saving care. Lean and Six Sigma help in the delivery. We’ll look at three applications and finish with a video of what’s it like to fly with London’s Air Ambulance.   Optimizing Emergency Services with Lean Six Sigma   In a magazine article titled “Optimizing emergency services with Lean Six [...]

Lean Applications in Knife Manufacturing

Knives of all types have always been essential, whether for commercial or personal use. We’ll look at the application of Lean in knife manufacturing from top manufacturers and finish with a video of how a top of the line chef’s knife is made.   Lean at Gerber Gear   In an article titled “4 Challenges [...]

Lean, Turnaround, and Improvement in the Cruise Industry

A typical cruise ship is a small floating city.  The on and off-loading of passengers and their belongings along with needed materials for trips is a major undertaking. This is called the turnaround. We’ll look at that along with cruise ship cabin construction and refurbishment and finish with a video on how Royal Caribbean cruise [...]

Clinical Trials with Lean Six Sigma Applications

Clinical trials are essential for the development and approval of new drugs. Lean and Six Sigma methods are useful in the clinical trial environment. We’ll look at their application and finish with a video on the four phases of clinical trials.   Lean and Six Sigma Potential Application in Clinical Trial Sites   An article [...]

The Cobra Effect – Unintended Consequences

The Cobra Effect is a great example of unintended consequences that arise when solving a problem. We’ll highlight the Cobra Effect and other examples of unintended consequences both in articles and a video and mention two Six Sigma tools that can aid in surfacing potential unintended consequences before they occur.   The Cobra Effect and [...]

Manufacturing Aluminum with Lean and Six Sigma

China produced 38,837,000 metric tons of aluminum in 2021, over 6.5 times of the next largest producer.* We’ll look at the use of Lean and Six Sigma in aluminum-related industries from Portugal, Iraq, Nigeria, and Indonesia and finish with an animated video of how aluminum is made and its uses. *Source   Using Six Sigma [...]

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