Multi-billion dollar corporations have significantly reduced costs by driving process improvement, specifically Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma, throughout their organizations. In this presentation, attendees will learn how "LeanSigma," a combination of the two, can help middle market companies enjoy the same sort of success that multi-billion dollar corporations have achieved, without spending millions of dollars. This presentation will examine the unique issues faced by middle market companies and explore what is required to overcome these issues to make LeanSigma implementation successful.
- Learn how middle market companies can successfully implement LeanSigma
- Understand why successful implementation requires full management support
- Know why process improvement must involve all company employees
- Discover the keys to implementation: speed, sustainability, and continuous improvement
Frederick A. Langer is managing director of Getzler Henrich and Associates LLC, a middle-market management and financial consulting firm. An expert in LeanSigma-process improvement with 25 years of manufacturing experience, Langer has guided plant consolidations, managed distribution center optimizations, and has led due diligence efforts on behalf of many private equity firms. He spent 18 years at AlliedSignal where he was leader of the Six Sigma and lean manufacturing program for Aerospace Defense & Space Systems. A member of the Turnaround Management Association, Langer holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the City College of New York and a master's degree in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.