I gave CCAT a very complex part to optimize. I knew there was opportunity for cycle time reduction, but I didn't expect a 70% improvement. This is huge.
- Mark DiLorenzo
Siemens NX Tips & Tricks Seminar
Siemens NX Tips & Tricks Seminar - 4-6PM in Middletown, CT - Details & registration:
3P Product Design - Innovation with Lean Tools
3P Product Design - Innovating with Lean Tools
December 12, 2013
This case study, using the Squeeze Machine as an example, views innovation as a set of rapid learning cycles, which when orchestrated in a 3P process, results in a solution that solves a problem in a new way. This webinar will describe and help you better understand how the Voice of the Customer and 3P new product development methodologies can be applied to develop creative and collaborative environments for designing and improving products.
Regional Biodiesel Industry Forum
The University of Connecticut (UConn) and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) will be hosting a forum on biodiesel fuels. The forum will include panel discussions from policymakers, and top producers on the latest innovations, applications, and potential future uses and benefits of biodiesel for the economy and the environment. The forum will also include a poster session, network opportunities with local biodiesel producers and distributors, and a tour of the Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering (CESE) biofuels testing facility.
Maintenance Excellence 101
A two hour session focusing on tools you can bring back to your facility to make an immediate impact in your Mean Time To Repair.
January 16, 2013
Most companies who attempt to implement kanban struggle with two main issues. First, how do we right-size and re-size our supermarkets to get the best possible flow? Second, what techniques are appropriate for signaling replenishment? This presentation focuses on answering both of these questions. You will learn how to harvest data to size and resize your supermarkets with ease. And, you will explore how to select the right pull techniques for each internal and external supplier.
To Register & More Info... http://www.ame.org/events/webinar-pullkanban-systems
Introduction to the Harada Method
The Harada Method is the very latest management technique in Japan to create a more competitive society. The Harada Method is the best way to educate people as they are taught. This webinar will explain The Harada Method, attendees will learn: how to pick their own success goals, how to determine the purpose and value of those goals to themselves, their organization and the society around them, how to analyze their strengths and weakness, how to establish 64 tasks to attain their goals, how to monitor their daily activities to accomplish their normal daily work and their tasks and how to work with a coach.
To Register & More Info... http://www.ame.org/events/webinar-introduction-harada-method
3D Printing - Fad or Future
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or ignoring the news, most folks have heard about 3D printing in one form or another. Some say it is a temporary fad, while others see it as the future of production and business. This presentation will explore how the diverse levels of 3D printers available are enabling individuals and businesses to update their workflows while saving some cash. Join us while we help settle the debate of 3D printers being a fad or the future.
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Maintenance Excellence Training
Essential Training and Strategy Development for the Proactive Maintenance Organization. In this course you will be introduced to a maintenance measurement system that will help you develop an on-going strategy. You will develop a step by step plan to take your maintenance gr oup to the next level of operation.
Basic Shop Math Workshop
A good number of shop activities require basic math skills – whether calculating averages for a control chart, making machine adjustments, or reading prints. This program teaches workers how to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals. It also discusses how to perform other basic activities, such as rounding numbers and calculating averages.