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Barrie, Midland and Area: 2019 In Review

December 15, 2019 Ross Cooper Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Owen Sound

A warm welcome to the new members that joined us in 2019 – MacLean Engineering Collingwood, Molded Precision Components, Georgian Bay Reinforcement Fabrics, and Wolf Steel/Napoleon (who rejoined us!), Tooketree Homes, and Kubota.

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Owen Sound & Area: 2019 In Review

December 15, 2019 Shawn Casemore Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Owen Sound

What a fantastic year the Owen Sound and Area Consortium had! With a full calendar of events, our members had plenty of opportunities to connect and share, learn and discuss their biggest challenges, and greatest successes.

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Lean Management and Performance Based Compensation

November 16, 2019 Shawn Casemore Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Owen Sound

Lean Coordinator for Hammond first shared the lean programs that Hammond has in place. These consist of a large project/initiative based approach, as well as more of a “quick wins” approach that focuses on making daily incremental improvements that are suggested by employees.

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EMC Introduces new Field Service Advisor

November 8, 2019 EMC Team Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Owen Sound

On behalf of Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium [EMC], we would like to advise all of our members and community partners that Stephanie Yakimishyn is transitioning from Field Service Advisor to the Member Needs Help Program at EMC.

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Using Data to Drive Productivity, Culture and Customer Service

September 24, 2019 Shawn Casemore Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Owen Sound

Our hosts, Dave and Karen Kuhl, along with Matthew McLeod shared exactly how KMS uses its data, extracted from their ERP system (E2) to run various reports and to fuel their communications, capacity planning and employee development.

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