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 »
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.
Each of us has our daily routines and habits. Most of us go about them without giving much thought to the individual tasks or actions that we undertake. Have you ever changed your routine – either on purpose or in error – and realized just how much more you have to think about things and… Read more »
Think about the many ways spreadsheets, like Microsoft Excel, are used in your organization. Timesheets, quotes, inventory management, job tracking, and the list goes on. In every example, there are likely multiple users who need access to the spreadsheets. For each one of those users, there is at least one “off the record” version of… Read more »
Taking an established product to a new market can be tricky but Teledyne VariSystems is making sure they’re prepared with a continuous improvement program. Find out how our Aerospace and Defence Productivity and Competitiveness Pilot Program helped get them on the right track.
Change starts from within and bad habits are hard to break but Productivity Alberta’s pilot Adoption ICT program armoured a Calgary construction company with useful tools and better processes
Executive Millwork takes ICT seriously in its improvement plans through a Productivity Alberta pilot course