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B.Braun Medical Industries Kicks Off Staff Suggestion System Workshop to Tap on Employees' Ideas
The Penang operation employs over 5,000 people and is one of the largest B.Braun manufacturing site outside Europe. Established in 1972 on Penang island, the plant produces Intravenous Safety Catheters for the global market. To further enhance employee involvement, the company has engaged Operational Excellence Consulting to conduct a Staff Suggestion System workshop for its managers and engineers so as to equip them with the knowledge and skills for defining a holistic mechanism and strategy that will generate a steady stream of quality ideas.
Panasonic Reinforces Problem Solving Skills with Eight Disciplines (8D) Methodology
Panasonic Corporation is one of the largest electronic product manufacturers in the world and comprises over 634 companies. It manufactures and markets a wide range of products under the Panasonic brand to enhance and enrich lifestyles all around the globe. Its regional training arm - the Panasonic Regional Training Center based in Singapore has once again partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to conduct a two-day Eight Disciplines (8D) workshop for the managers, supervisors and engineers of Panasonic Industrial Devices Materials Singapore Pte Ltd so as to equip them with a robust problem solving methodology which can be applied to eliminate waste and improve customer satisfaction.
MOE Organization Development Division Launches Work Process Improvements Workshop to Enhance Process Improvement Capability
The Ministry Of Education directs the formulation and implementation of education policies in Singapore. It has control of the development and administration of the Government and Government-aided primary schools, secondary schools, junior colleges, and a centralized institute. It also registers private schools. The Organization Development Division of the ministry's HQ is interested to take the PS21 implementation to the next level of performance. To this end, Operational Excellence Consulting and its business partner Kaizen Management Services has teamed up to equip the MOE officers with the relevant techniques and tools to identify improvement opportunities in their specific work processes, and apply their learning to develop solutions that can be implemented in their workplace.
Borouge Aims for HSE Excellence with 5S Workshops for Management & Staff
Borouge is a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions. A joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world's major oil and gas companies, and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, Borouge is a groundbreaking at the forefront of the next generation of plastics innovation. With its base in the United Arab Emirates and its Marketing & Sales head office in Singapore, Borouge employs more than 3,000 people in the Middle-East, Asia and Africa. Building on its high standard of HSE practices, Borouge has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to educate its management and staff at its Singapore head office on 5S principles and effective workplace organization.
Analog Devices Launches Industry Benchmarking Study on Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) with its Subcontractors
Analog Devices, Inc. is a world-leading semiconductor company specializing in high-performance analog, mixed signals, and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs). ADI's portfolio of more than 10,000 products serves the needs of more than 60,000 customers worldwide. One of its Philippines subsidiary - Analog Devices General Trias, Inc. is interested in taking its Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) to the next level of performance. To this end, it has selected Operational Excellence Consulting to facilitate an industry benchmarking study based on the JIPM and SEMI E10 standards with its subcontractors located in Singapore and Manila with the aim of learning and sharing best practices in improving equipment productivity.
NileDutch Sails to Higher Growth with Strategy Deployment Incorporating Hoshin Kanri and A3
NileDutch is one of the top 25 largest container shipping companies in the world. Its business is uniquely focused on the links between Africa and the rest of the world, supporting companies as they discover the opportunities the African continent offers. Its subsidiary - NileDutch Singapore Pte Ltd is positioning itself for higher growth by tapping into the rising trade between Asia and Africa. Building on the success of its Lean implementation, the company has strengthened its partnership with Operational Excellence Consulting to equip the leadership team with Strategy Deployment skills and knowledge so that they can be applied to achieve greater profitability and deliver higher value-added services to its customers.
NileDutch Gives Operational Excellence a Boost with Lean Implementation
NileDutch is one of the top 25 largest container shipping companies in the world. Its business is uniquely focused on the links between Africa and the rest of the world, supporting companies as they discover the opportunities the African continent offers. Its subsidiary - NileDutch Singapore Pte Ltd has embarked on a journey of Operational Excellence. To this end, the company has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to develop the capability of its management and staff with Lean Management methods and tools so as to achieve greater process integration and efficiency and at the same time, improve customer value.
Chr. Hansen Cultivates a Culture of Lean Thinking
Chr. Hansen is a global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. The company enjoys market leadership in all its divisions: Cultures & Enzymes, Health & Nutrition and Natural Colors Division. To cultivate a Lean culture, Chr. Hansen (Singapore) Pte Ltd has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to provide Lean Thinking workshops to its regional management and staff so as to improve its work processes and organizational efficiency.
Dorma Enhances Equipment Effectiveness with TPM Workshop
With more than 100 years of tradition behind it, Dorma has developed into the world market leader in door controls, movable walls and glass fittings and accessories. Dorma is also a successful player in the security, time management and access control segment and the number one in Germany for emergency exit control and escape route security systems. To take the TPM initiative to the next phase of development, Dorma has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to equip its management and supervisory staff with TPM concepts, principles and methodology as a means to enhance its equipment effectiveness.
Singapore Examinations & Assessment Board Kicks-off Benchmarking for
Organizational Excellence Workshop for Senior Management
The Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) was established on 1st April 2004 as a statutory board. SEAB, formerly the Examinations Division of the Ministry of Education (MOE), was formed to develop and conduct national examinations in Singapore and to provide other examination and assessment services, locally as well as overseas. SEAB collaborates with MOE on all national examinations. It also positions itself to become a regional centre for testing and assessment services, and to contribute to Singapore's development as an Education Hub. In its pursuit of organizational excellence, SEAB has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to deliver a benchmarking workshop to equip its senior management on the world renowned Xerox ten-step benchmarking methodology.