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Coperion K-Tron Develops a Lean Culture with Kaizen & Problem Solving Workshops
Coperion K-Tron is a global leader in providing process automation systems and solutions for bulk material handling. Coperion K-Tron makes the feeders and pneumatic conveying components, supervisory controls and digital scales that go into its material handling systems. To develop its Lean culture, Coperion K-Tron Asia Pte Ltd has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to equip its management and staff with Kaizen and Problem Solving knowledge and skills which can be applied to enhance its business processes and lift its operational efficiency to the next level.
Wow Education Aims for Higher Productivity & Quality with TWI Job Instruction Workshop
Art is a fundamental medium that children develop a sense of expression, communication and creativity. Established through principles that celebrate excellence, innovation and integrity, WowArt's learning courses have continually inspired and nurtured children from the ages of 2 and a half years to 12 years old across Asia since 1995. To enhance and sustain its Lean initiative, Wow Education International Pte Ltd has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to equip its senior management, trainers and instructors with TWI Job Instruction knowledge and skills so as to beef up its instructional design and delivery capability and productivity.
Temasek Polytechnic Enhances Process Efficiency with Value Stream Mapping Workshop
Established in April 1990, Temasek Polytechnic (TP) is a significant contributor to the field of para-professional education in Singapore. TP currently offers 52 full-time diploma courses in the areas of applied sciences, business, design, engineering, humanities & social sciences, and informatics & IT to around 15,000 students. Both local and overseas universities have accorded the TP Diploma advanced standing towards degree studies. In its continuous pursuit of organizational excellence, TP has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to equip its academic staff of the School of Engineering with Value Stream Mapping skills and knowledge to further enhance its processes and increase customer value.
Immigration & Checkpoints Authority Sets Its Sight On Breakthrough Performance with Benchmarking Workshop
The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) is responsible for the security of Singapore's borders against the entry of undesirable persons and cargo through our land, air and sea checkpoints. Aside from border security, ICA also performs immigration and registration functions such as the issuing of travel documents and identity cards to Singapore citizens. ICA also issues various immigration passes and permits to foreigners. As a security agency, ICA also conducts operations against immigration offenders. Having set their sights on achieving breakthrough performance levels, ICA has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to deliver a workshop to equip its management team on the Benchmarking methodology with the objective of enhancing its strategy development and deployment process.
Ministry of Social & Family Development Launches Lean Thinking & Lean Practitioner Workshops
Newly formed Ministry of Social & Family Development (MSF) develops the “heartware” for Singapore through its policies, community infrastructure, programmes and services. Its mission is to build a cohesive and resilient nation that can overcome challenges together. Previously known as the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS), the Ministry was officially restructured on 1 November 2012. Following the successful Lean Thinking seminar for its senior management last year, the ministry has once again partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to deliver general and specialized Lean workshops to its management and staff to create organization-wide cultural awareness on Lean Thinking and provide advisory services to teams of Lean Practitioners to apply the learnings to improve efficiency and enhance the value of its public services.
Panasonic Takes a Step Forward with Six Sigma Training for its Manufacturing Personnel
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. In line with this vision, its training arm - the Panasonic Regional Training Center based in Singapore has engaged Operational Excellence Consulting to conduct a Six Sigma Overview training for its manufacturing managers, supervisors and engineers so as to equip them with additional process improvement methodologies and tools.
NEC Launches Total Quality Leadership Workshop for Service & Operation Managers and Team Leaders
NEC Corporation is a Japanese multinational provider of information technology (IT) services and products. The company provides IT and network solutions to business enterprises, communications services providers and to government agencies. Its subsidiary, NEC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd has appointed Operational Excellence Consulting to equip its Service & Operation Managers and Team Leaders of the Managed Services business unit with Total Quality mindsets, behaviours and practices. With the strong emphasis on quality and leadership, the company expects to further enhance customer value in its journey to world-class IT delivery excellence.
Ministry of Community Development, Youth & Sports Kicks-off Lean Thinking for Senior Management
The Ministry of Community Development, Youth & Sports (MCYS) is a ministry of the Singapore government that develops the “heartware” for Singapore through its policies, community infrastructure, programmes and services. Its mission is to build a cohesive and resilient nation that can overcome challenges together. MCYS has engaged Operational Excellence Consulting to equip its senior management team on the principles and applications of Lean Thinking, as their commitment to continuously improve their services to the community.
Transitions Optical Philippines Jumpstart TWI Training for Managers and Supervisors
Transitions Optical is a global manufacturer of plastic photochromic lenses. The company has sales and manufacturing facilities all over the world. A batch of managers and supervisors from the Transitions Optical Philippines plant have completed a two-day Training Within Industry (TWI) workshop in Manila facilitated by Operational Excellence Consulting. The TWI program components include Job Instruction, Job Methods and Job Relations. The practical approach has successfully enabled the participants in enhancing the implementation of Standard Work to improve productivity, quality and safety.
Veeco Asia Gears Up to Become a Lean Enterprise through 5S and Kaizen Implementation
Veeco provides process equipment solutions that enables the manufacturing of LEDs, semiconductors, power electronics, data storage, wireless, optical and MEMs. In its drive to continuously improve efficiency and competitiveness, Veeco Asia has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to guide the management team on the implementation of 5S and Kaizen activities through training and consultancy.
Singapore Defence Science & Technology Agency Kicks-off Hoshin Kanri Workshops for Corporate Planning Department
The Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) is a statutory board set up under the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF). It is responsible for implementing defence technology plans, acquiring defence material and developing defence infrastructure for MINDEF. DSTA Corporate Planning department has selected Operational Excellence Consulting to deliver two runs of Hoshin Kanri workshop to equip its directors and managers on the concepts, methodology and tools. The workshop has successfully strengthened the understanding and commitment from the participants to the organization's strategic goals, key initiatives and programs.
CLS Communication Launches Lean Management Training for Asia Management Team
CLS Communication is a language translation, editing and writing services company based in Switzerland. The company specializes chiefly in the financial, life science, insurance, legal, telecom and utilities sectors. Following its success in its commitment to quality, CLS Communication has launched a global Lean initiative to take the company to greater heights of excellence. The company has chosen Operational Excellence Consulting to train its Asia Management Team on Lean principles, tools and applications, focusing on 5S, value streams and implementation practices. Prior to this training, Operational Excellence Consulting has also successfully trained its regional Operations and Programs Managers on Lean Management through a two-day workshop.
Temic Automotive (Phils.) Inc. Accelerates to a New Level with Total Productive Maintenance
Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Its manufacturing facility in the Philippines - Temic Automotive (Phils.) Inc. has partnered Operational Excellence Consulting to train its Total Productive Maintenance Steering Committee on TPM principles, applications and implementation. The training was facilitated by Allan Ung who is a JIPM-certified TPM facilitator.
Vietnam Glass Industries Boost Productivity & Safety with TWI Training for New Supervisors & Team Leaders
NSG Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of glass and glazing systems in three major business areas - Building Products, Automotive and Technical Glass. To meet the increase in global glass demand, its manufacturing facility in Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam Glass Industries (VGI) has engaged Operational Excellence Consulting to train two batches of its new supervisors and team leaders on Job Instruction, a key component of the TWI programs. And with the systematic four-step coaching approach, together with the very enthusiastic participants, VGI is well on its way in boosting productivity, quality and safety.
Elsevier Launches Lean Thinking & Value Stream Mapping Workshops to Improve Process Efficiency
Elsevier, which forms part of the Reed Elsevier group, is the world's largest publisher of medical and scientific literature. Based in Amsterdam, the company has substantial operations in the EMEA, NA and Asia-Pacific. By delivering world-class information and innovative tools to researchers, students, educators and practitioners worldwide, the company helps them to increase their productivity and effectiveness. In its continual effort to boost productivity, the Elsevier Singapore Customer Service team is interested to enhance operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. To this end, the company has partnered with Operational Excellence Consulting to enable its Customer Service team to develop an understanding of Lean management principles, value stream mapping technique and process improvement methodology.