North Kingstown, Rhode Island (PRWEB) August 27, 2013
The Institute for Operational Excellence, the leading educational center providing training and innovative products for achieving Operational Excellence, announced today that founder Kevin Duggan will be presenting at MD&M Chicago and Quality Expo, which will both be held at McCormick Place in Chicago September 10-12, 2013.
MD&D Chicago will bring together the education, suppliers, thought-leaders, inspiration, and tools medical device development professionals need to innovate and thrive. At 1 p.m. on day two of the event, Duggan will speak during the Best Practices in Manufacturing track on the topic “Streamlining your Manufacturing Practices.” He will present a case study featuring IDEX Corporation’s Health and Science business segment and the process it used to achieve Operational Excellence to deliver both operational and business results, including lead-time reduction, reduced inventory, increased on-time delivery, and 12% organic overall growth.
At Quality Expo, which will feature solutions to tackle the most costly quality issues throughout the entire product development process, Duggan will lead off the Lean and Six Sigma Masterclass track at 9 a.m. with a session titled “Lean into Operational Excellence: How to Grow Your Business While Improving Quality and Reducing Cost.” During his presentation, Duggan will discuss how companies can advance their lean and six sigma programs beyond current practice by adopting a short-term methodology that leverages the eight principles of Operational Excellence.
“These shows will arm attendees with practical solutions they can put in place in their own operations to overcome the toughest development, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, and packaging challenges,” said Duggan. “I am honored to be invited to present at both of these events and share the step-by-step process manufacturers can leverage to achieve Operational Excellence for real business results in today’s market.”
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The Institute for Operational Excellence is a recognized leader and expert resource for organizations and individuals who want to design their enterprise to achieve Operational Excellence. Their renowned faculty has helped hundreds of global companies – from startups to Fortune 500 firms – with a wide range of offerings including training events, online teaching, conference speakers and informational articles.