Is the cost of operating your steam boilers leaving you hot and bothered? How much money leaves your plant from air leaks around cargo doors? Are your motors driving away your profits? A new financial assistance program is being offered to help small to medium-sized enterprises identify opportunities to save energy and reduce operating costs.
Hamdon is a privately held company that focuses on oil and gas well optimization and production engineering. They are strong believers in productivity improvement and one of our biggest fans. Read on to hear their take on the value of the Supply Chain Collaboration Program and the Frontline Leadership Program.
We might think we’re special (just like our mommies told us), but the truth is that there are common challenges that can make or break your success.
This study was produced in the joint effort of The Business Link, Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education, Rural Alberta Business Centres, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures, and Productivity Alberta.
Newly founded Alberta Supply Chain Working Group looks to shed the adversarial nature of owner-vendor relationships.
In the last blog post, we discussed ways to ensure that your SOPs are standardized so that you can set the stage for better employee compliance. The next step is ensuring that these SOPs remain front and center in the minds of your employees so that compliance becomes second nature.
Lean principles aren’t just for manufacturers. Don’t believe us? Continue reading and watch this video to see Lean transform a NYC food bank after Hurricane Sandy.
Taking an established product to a new market can be tricky but Teledyne VariSystems is making sure they’re prepared with a continuous improvement program. Find out how our Aerospace and Defence Productivity and Competitiveness Pilot Program helped get them on the right track.
Summer vacation time is a great time to catch up on some reading and dreaming about where our organization could go. I spent quite a bit of time with John P. Kotter’s books – and in particular “Leading Change”.
For small companies, preparing for growth in a new market can be a big job. LMI (LubeCorp Manufacturing Inc.) did it with help from Productivity Alberta and the Aerospace and Defence Productivity and Competitiveness Pilot Program.