Congratulations to our newest Lean Champion graduates who just completed the NWIRC’s 4-part Lean Champion Certification Course. The program reviewed in detail the seven principals of Lean and included hands-on training and one-on-one assignments pertaining to each of the participants manufacturing business. Instructor for the course was Vie Associates’ Lean and Continuous Improvement Consultant, Craig Corsi.

Lean is all about continuous improvement. Improving quality, efficiency, change management, workplace safety, employee engagement, and the bottom line. Creating and maintaining a culture of continuous improvement involves trained leadership who will engage the entire organization in the process. Becoming a Lean Champion is the first step!

lean-champion-class-sept2016The new Lean Champions include:

Front Row (L-R): Rick Wolbert, Franklin Bronze; Sean VanAlstine, Metaldyne Sintered Components; Jon Niles, Franklin Bronze; Jim Barber, Franklin Bronze; Samuel Kresky, Lee Industries, Inc.; Jesse Weiland, Sharpsville Container; Instructor Craig Corsi, Vie Associates; Patrick Hamilton, Ainsworth Pet Nutrition; Mark Sanner, Franklin Bronze; Tom Parrish, Metaldyne Sintered Components;

2nd Row (L-R): Sam Lyons, Franklin Bronze; Stacy Reiser, Franklin Bronze;

3rd Row (L-R): Matt Latta, Colonial Metal Products, Inc.; Bill VanWormer, Franklin Bronze

Back Row (L-R): Anthony Clark, Onex Inc.; Jesse Rice, Franklin Bronze

Watch our Training and Events Schedule for future dates for this offering or ask us about scheduling a course in your area or onsite at your facility at (814) 898-6888.