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Lean Learning Center to Co-Sponsor Lean Conference

Published: Friday, June 11, 2004 - 22:00

The Lean Learning Center will co-sponsor the "Benchmarking Best Practices in Lean Manufacturing" conference with Clemson University, May 25-27 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Lean Learning Center founders and partners Andy Carlino and Jamie Flinchbaugh will serve as the conference moderators. In addition, they will run a preconference workshop, "Lean Assessment--Understanding Current Reality Through a Lean Lens" and open the final day of the conference with "The Roadmap for Lean Transformation."

The conference will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about new tools and techniques beneficial to burgeoning lean practices. Presenting companies will include two Shingo Prize recipients and two Industry Week magazine top-10 plant winners. The conference will also feature a tour of ALCOA’s Mt. Holly manufacturing facility.

For more information about the conference or to register, click here.


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