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Lean Overview seminar 2/28/2012 Ended Free  

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Lean Overview Seminar 

Brought to you by 

Georgia’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership

A unit of Georgia Tech's Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute

in cooperation with

SEDA, Effingham County Industrial Development Authority and Bryan County Development Authority

Tuesday February 28th, 2012, 3.00pm-5.00pm

Georgia Tech Savannah Campus, PARB Building, Room 126 

To attend, please sign up by Monday, February 27, 2012


 Does your business want to become more efficient in how it operates? Do you want to reduce inventory and increase sales? If so, you are not alone. Many businesses – both large and small – are challenged by the order-to-cash cycle. One solution that has benefited many is the implementation of a Lean process culture. Lean, a system for continuous process improvement, was developed primarily from the Toyota Production System (TPS), and helps to shorten the order-to-cash cycle by defining what is value according to the customer, and organizing and improving processes to deliver what is needed, and with minimal waste. Companies of all shapes and sizes can benefit from lean implementation. Whether it’s your plant floor, production line, front office, or more, a lean process will improve your bottom line.


So what exactly is “Lean” and how can it translate to more efficiency – and ultimately more cash – for you and your business? A lean enterprise essentially eliminates waste throughout the business. Waste, such as waiting, transportation between stations, inventory and over-production, costs you resources but adds no value to the customers you serve. These non-value-added activities typically equate to 95 percent of all manufacturing effort; a mere 5 percent of your manufacturing activities actually add value for your clients. A lean process places sequential processes next to each other and creates a standard method for accomplishing work.

The benefits of lean are proven and well documented. Lean will help you increase profits while:

·         Decreasing cycle time

·         Reducing inventory and work-in-process

·         Increasing capacity

·         Increasing productivity while improving quality

·         Streamlining processes and workflow

·         Increasing sales

·         And much more.


 In order to explain what “Lean” could do for your business, you are invited to this free two hour seminar.


Presented by:

Danny Duggar, Project Manager -Process Improvement

Georgia Tech EII


For more information contact:

Orjan Isacson

Georgia Tech EII

Phone 912-963-2519, email: orjan.isacson@gatech.edu.


When & Where

Georgia Tech Savannah
210 Technology Circle
PARB Building, Room #126
Savannah, GA 31407

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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Georgia’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership – A unit of Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute


The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) is a program of Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute and is a member of the National MEP network supported by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The GaMEP, with offices in nine regions across the state, has been serving Georgia manufacturers since 1960.

With a broad range of industrial expertise, the GaMEP helps manufacturing companies across Georgia grow and stay competitive. The GaMEP offers coaching and education designed to increase top-line growth and reduce bottom-line cost.

The GaMEP works with our clients on a customized approach to ensure you meet your goals. The GaMEP is a state and federally funded initiative, making us a cost-effective resource and partner for manufacturers.

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