Case studies highlight upcoming lean reliability event

RP news wires, Noria Corporation
Tags: lean manufacturing

At Reliable Plant's Lean Tools for Maintenance and Reliability Conference, October 1-3 in Cleveland, you'll hear a dynamic mix of experienced professionals explain how they're integrating lean practices into their maintenance organizations to:

- Reduce waste
- Save money
- Increase efficiency
- Gain stability and predictability, and
- Raise productivity, performance and profitability.

Confirmed speakers include:

Mark LaRue, plant services division manager, Honda
"Overcoming the Challenges of Lean in Facilities Maintenance"

David Absher, manager of the facilities control, maintenance, operations and engineering department, Toyota Motor Mfg.
"An Inside Look At Reliability and The Toyota Production System"

Bryan Lund, lean coordinator, Energizer Battery
"Training, Problem-solving and Standardized Work"

Paul Casto, reliability technology group leader, Eastman Chemical
"Common Sense Value Creation: Integrating the Reliability Business Case with Six Sigma and Lean Methodologies"

Michael Giuliano, operations manager, Nordson Corporation
"Implementing Build-to-Order"

Wayne Vaughn, director of maintenance,
Harley-Davidson Powertrain Operations
"Designing Effective Maintenance in a JIT Factory"

Mike Wroblewski, president and certified Six Sigma black belt, Victory Alliance Technologies, Inc.
"Using Kaizen to Increase Your Equipment Effectiveness"

Steve Eberhardt, corporate Organizational Effectiveness leader, AstenJohnson Inc.
"TPM's role in a lean enterprise"

Mike Verdin, principal, Aveus
"Lean Simulation Mini-workshop: The Downtime Life Cycle"

Dr. Jay Lee, director of Research Center on Intelligent Maintenance Systems, University of Cincinnati
"Strategies for Achieving Zero-Breakdown Equipment"

Come gain insights into successful lean implementations and take home ideas and action plans for your business. Lean Tools for Maintenance and Reliability is a must-attend for anyone responsible for the health, productivity and performance of a company's key plant-floor assets.

Register before August 31 and save $200. Additional savings for groups of 3 or more. Make the decision to bring your plant team and learn how to quickly and substantially improve production equipment reliability for your operation.

Visit for complete details. PDF Brochure.

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