Posts Tagged ‘Lean Operations’

School crew wins award for campus maintenance

School crew wins award for campus maintenance

When it comes to municipal maintenance, sometimes it may seem that the only recognition crews get is when things go wrong.

Technology leads to improvements in equipment maintenance

Technology leads to improvements in equipment maintenance

Modern technology has led to transportation methods that are incredibly complex, and repairs are often difficult for those tasked with the job.

Study by students finds Utah maintenance lacking

Study by students finds Utah maintenance lacking

Many young men and women spend their undergraduate years in a haze of irresponsibility, hanging out with friends and watching television while skipping their work.

Pennsylvania forum focuses on lean manufacturing, sustainability

Pennsylvania forum focuses on lean manufacturing, sustainability

Recently, the Penn State Smeal College of Business Center for the Management of Technological and Organizational Change (CMTOC) held its Advanced Manufacturing Forum, where experts discussed the latest trends in manufacturing and shared best practices.

ControlTek goes lean to boost manufacturing

ControlTek goes lean to boost manufacturing

Electronics manufacturing company ControlTek recently held an event to discuss how well the company responded to the implementation of lean operations, which officials say provided a significant boost to manufacturing productivity.

How lean principles will change the U.S. startup for good

How lean principles will change the U.S. startup for good

For decades, the daunting task of starting a new business has typically been regarded as a high-risk, high-yield endeavor. In any one of the many steps it takes to get an idea off the ground, there is ample room for problems to creep in that can quickly balloon to operation-ending issues.

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