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IMIN Network Event - June

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Danville Area Community College

2000 East Main Street

Bremer Conference Center Room 109

Danville, IL 61832

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Seeing and Eliminating Waste in Administrative Settings – Value Stream Mapping

One of the tools to expose wastes in processes used by world-class organizations is Value Stream Mapping (VSM). Too often, when people look at optimizing processes, they ask each person to optimize their area without seeing the process from a customer’s viewpoint. VSM brings team members from across the organization together to attack waste by following information and materials through the whole process as it currently operates (Current State), then using data gathered, identifies new ways of seeing the waste across the entire process (Future State). Then, optimization projects in the places where the most impact can be made for internal and external customers to improve flow, increase productivity, and decrease costs are undertaken, creating a new current state.

Trigard, a local manufacturing company, used the Value Stream Mapping process to significantly reduce internal and external customer wait times for specialized signage and memorials while increasing quality and production times. Using their current and future state maps, Ethan and Ross Darby will share a case study on the VSM in an administrative environment and how you can quickly improve waste identification and improve it with low-cost tools.

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7:00am - Networking / Light Breakfast

7:30am - Introductions and Topic Overview

7:45am - Customer identification Group Activity

8:15am - Trigard – Administrative VSM Case Study Presentation

9:15am - Wrap-up and next meeting

Learn how the IMIN Network is serving Danville and Vermilion County at imin.network

Mark your calendar for the 2018 IMIN Network Meetings!

  • July 17, 2018
  • August 21, 2018
  • September 18, 2018
  • October 16, 2018
  • November 20, 2018
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Danville Area Community College

2000 East Main Street

Bremer Conference Center Room 109

Danville, IL 61832

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