IPC Symposium in CA Targets Lean Principles PDF Print E-mail
Written by Chelsey Drysdale   
Thursday, 18 October 2012 15:40

COSTA MESA, CAIPC is presenting a symposium on implementing lean concepts in electronics manufacturing.

IPC Symposium on Lean for the Assembly Industry: Putting Theory into Practice will take place Dec. 4 and 5 here.

The event will feature industry experts who have executed lean practices within their own organizations. Ron Lasky, PhD, senior technologist at Indium, will cover the fundamentals of productivity and profitability, including line uptime and line balancing. Jes Vargas, principal at DPMG Corp., will address lean principles and waste elimination.

Other topics include how to apply lean principles, eliminate waste, increase assembly productivity and profitability, choose and use lean tools, apply lean Six Sigma in EMS environments, lead employee-driven kaizen using 5S and promote a lean culture.

Experts from Axiom Electronics, Lean Six Sigma Tool Box, Key Electronics, Viasystems GroupElcoteq Electronics (India) Pvt Ltd., and IEC Electronics are also slated to present.

The two-day event will include a technical conference, workshops, a tabletop exhibition and networking opportunities.

For more information, visit www.ipc.org/lean-symposium

 

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