10th September 2017
New Accredited Organisations
Devro (Scotland) Ltd
Devro (Scotland) Limited has two manufacturing sites in Scotland, with around 400 employees and manufactures a range of collagen based products for use within the food industry. Approximately 800 million metres of collagen casing will be manufactured across the two sites during 2017; approximately 60% of this will be supplied to the UK home market and the remainder will be exported to overseas markets.
Devro Scotland has implemented a number of Continuous Improvement strategies, including TQM, RCM, Six Sigma, TPM, Lean etc. More recently, an approach based on the Shingo Model for Operational Excellence has been adopted, which provides a powerful framework to transform the organisation’s culture and achieve long-term ideal and sustainable results and is now aiming to use using the Lean Competency System to:
- Reward and recognise all its Leaders, Managers and Associates for their continuous improvement knowledge and practical application.
- Ensure its training, facilitation and coaching methods, materials and activities are robust and meet a universal standard.
- Provide a legacy system that will help ensure its desired future state.
Attero is a leading Dutch waste management company that operates across the key infrastructure segments of the waste processing value chain, including energy-from-waste, organic waste processing and minerals and key strategic objective is to optimise the generation of sustainable energy and the recovery of raw materials from waste.
It is currently focusing on strategic business improvements, a key element of which is to educate employees in the application of CI methods and techniques, with all members of staff potentially in scope.
It has set up an internal Performance Improvement team, reporting directly to the CEO, that is delivering the curriculum, which is based on a set of guiding principles and includes the Attero House and its own Attero Performance System method.
Medisch Spectrum Twente
Medisch Spectrum Twente is a hospital providing general and specialised patient treatment in the area of Twente, offering a wide variety of specialist care, education and research.
It began its CI initiatives in 2012 and over 1,500 people have been trained since then in its Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Green Belt Lean Leadership courses, assisted by the Lean Consultancy Group.