Mojdeh Poul, President of 3M Canada, has a great piece in the Globe and Mail on practical innovation as a competitive edge. She says practical innovation is essentially “value creation for customers, the company and shareholders…that is capable of uniquely addressing an unmet need…”. How hard can that be? GO Productivity is all about helping SMEs… Read more »
Executive Summary Oakville Stamping & Bending (OS&B) has been in business for more than 40 years and is now one of Canada’s largest manufacturers and distributors of plumbing products. The company is a leader and innovator and has been on a continuous improvement journey including lean for a number of years, but the company’s management… Read more »
Executive Summary Collins Steel has had a structured approach to continuous improvement since 2009, when a few of the company’s managers read The Toyota Way. From there, they undertook lean training for the whole company, Kaizen projects, and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training with a project focused on lead time reduction in detailing. Since… Read more »
Executive Summary Davey Textile Solutions Inc. transformed their business from a distributor to a vertically integrated manufacturer, and the learning curve has been steep. From getting acquainted with new equipment to learning whole new processes and ways of working, Davey Textile Solutions continues to serve their clients and build capacity to provide more and better… Read more »
GO Productivity continues to positively impact industry across Canada. Learn more about what we’re doing and where we’re going by downloading a copy of our 2016 Annual Report.
Learn how GO Productivity helped Kaymor Machining & Welding Ltd. find nearly $100,000 in annual cost savings and helped realize significant reductions in inventory costs and lost-time.
The first delivery of White Belt in Calgary took place June 29. Read more about the session and how you can book a session for your company.
The first session of our new White Belt workshop was recently delivered in Edmonton. Learn more about the session, and how you can get your own White Belt.
During a recent client engagement, the client told us that their scrap rate was their biggest challenge and was the number one reason that they were struggling to be profitable. The runner-up was capacity within the shop processes, since they believed that running more jobs through the shop would make them more profitable. However, after… Read more »
in·no·va·tion ˌinəˈvāSH(ə)n/ noun noun: innovation the action or process of innovating. synonyms: change, alteration, revolution, upheaval, transformation, metamorphosis,breakthrough; More a new method, idea, product, etc. plural noun: innovations “technological innovations designed to save energy” Innovation needs to be seen as a broad theme that permeates throughout much of a business’ other functions and… Read more »