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IGI Announces Series on Lean Six Sigma in Printing

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin -- The Institute for Graphics and Imaging (IGI)—an education and training organization funded by and dedicated to the printing and graphic arts industry—has announced a five-session series of half-day training sessions on lean six sigma in printing.  The course begins on August 6, 2009, with subsequent sessions held at two-week intervals until completion on October 1, 2009.  The training sessions will be conducted by Pat Dolan, President of The Resource Network, and Rick Piraino, Principal of True North Consulting.  Both instructors have extensive experience in lean and quality improvement training.  The training series is targeted at production supervisors, team leaders, current and future operations managers, and plant managers.  Companies enrolling two or more individuals will receive four hours of free follow-up onsite consultation within 90 days of the last training session.  Course details and registration form are at www.igi.org/events/IGI_6SigmaLean.pdf.
Announcing the training series, IGI Executive Director Ron Dahl commented: “This best practices workshop will cover the practical application of lean six sigma tools for makeready and setup reduction in commercial printing.  IGI is pleased to bring two eminently qualified instructors to Wisconsin to conduct these sessions.”