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OCMA - November 17, 2010 Lunch & Learn Event - Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen Principles

Ruben S. Gonzalez & the Orange County Marketing & Advertising Assoc.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)

Santa Ana, CA

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orange county marketing and advertising - dot fulfillment services - ricoh

 

Please join us on the 17th of November when the Dot Fulfillment Services
in conjunction with the OC Marketing & Advertising Association
will host a lunch & learn seminar at our Santa Ana headquarters.
 
Meeting Topic: Lean manufacturing and Kaizen principles
 

Many companies have embraced Lean manufacturing and Kaizen principles. This talk will explain what these techniques are, why it's an imperative in today's world, and what you can do about it.

 

Kaizen, a Japanese term meaning "change for the better", refers to a philosophy or approach that focuses on continuous process improvement. When applied to business and the workplace, Kaizen aims to eliminate process waste, encourage participation of employees, and improve quality and productivity.

This talk will cover an overview of Lean manufacturing and Kaizen, present some case studies, and provide tools to assess how you can determine whether it's right for your operation, and how you can get started.
 

What you'll take away…

•  A better understanding of Lean Manufacturing & Kaizen

•  Real examples of what other types of businesses have done.

•  Ways you can bring Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen into your operation.

 

Our speaker for this event will be:

* Kurt Knodt - Ricoh Americas Corporation Production Technology Group

 
Please join us for this month's seminar on the 17th of November
The lunch & learn will be held at
Dot Fulfillment Services 1801 S. Standard Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92707
 
Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Seminar will run from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
There is no cost to attend this event.
Space is limited to the first 50 to register and you must register in advance
 
Lunch will be graciously provided by
Dot Fulfillment Services
www.dotfulfillment.net
 
Speakers Bio:

Kurt Knodt - Ricoh Americas Corporation Production Technology Group

Kurt Knodt

 

Kurt Knodt has been focused on new digital products and technologies at Ricoh in Cupertino , California for six years, and has a 25-year career in the digital imaging industry. He has helped develop many successful digital products and services at Ricoh and Xerox. His current focus includes applying the Kaizen approach to help customers improve processes, productivity, and employee satisfaction.

Kurt is a recipient of 13 US patents. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago, MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester , and BS in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University .

Contact Information:

Kurt Knodt
Ricoh Americas Corporation
Production Technology Group
10460 Bubb Road
Cupertino , CA   95014
e-mail: kurt.knodt@ricoh-usa.com

Have questions about OCMA - November 17, 2010 Lunch & Learn Event - Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen Principles? Contact Ruben S. Gonzalez & the Orange County Marketing & Advertising Assoc.

When & Where


DOT FULFILLMENT SERVICES
1801 S. STANDARD AVENUE
Santa Ana, CA 92707

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)


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Ruben S. Gonzalez & the Orange County Marketing & Advertising Assoc.

This group is open for all past and current corporate and individual marketing and advertising professional members of the Orange County Marketing Community. All monthly lunch & learn events are hosted at Dot Fulfillment Services located in Santa Ana, California. Dot Fulfillment provides marketing, advertising and promotional fulfillment services.

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