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Manufacturers and industry stakeholders in Northern Ontario are learning the enhanced expertise, tools and resources needed for greater productivity success, to grow and become more competitive. They are participating in EMC’s Productivity Management & Clusters initiative. This two-year no cost program is provided through funding support from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario (FedNor).
EMC's Productivity Management & Clusters initiative consists of quarterly briefing and learning events in Thunder Bay, Timmins, Muskoka and Parry Sound districts. The initial events which just wrapped up in April were well attended by over 60 manufacturers and industry stakeholders.
The April events focused on “Understanding non-value waste activities in your business practices”. The participants were introduced to tools for identifying and countering these wastes:
Manufacturers and industry stakeholders in Northern Ontario are learning that productivity gains can be rapidly achieved with Lean Management. They are participating in EMC’s Lean Management System Program, through funding support from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario (FedNor). The program teaches participants how a Lean Management System (LMS) is essential to helping better identify, manage and sustain improvement within their business.
EMC's Lean Management System program (LMS) consists of 10 powerful modules of learning sessions, class discussion, personalized coaching sessions and available consulting assistance. The initial session, Module 1 took place the 2nd week of April in Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury and North Bay.
So what's a Lean Management System? It's all about providing industry professionals the enhanced expertise, tools and resources needed to effectively integrate productivity improvements into their…
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