Naugatuck Valley Chapter
You Say You Want a (Lean Business) Revolution?


Thursday, October 18, 2012
CoCo Key Water Resort
3580 East Main Street [map]
Waterbury, CT 06705

My Meetings

SPEAKER:
Karl Wadensten, President of VIBCO Vibrators, Wyoming, RI

SCHEDULE:
4:00 p.m. - Networking Reception
4:30 p.m. - Lean Semianr
6:30 p.m. - Dinner (PMPA Members Only)

COST:
$25.00 - PMPA Members (Seminar and Dinner) DINNER REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED
$5.00 - PMPA Members/Non-Members (Seminar ONLY) CONTACT ERIC SOMMA 203-753-2114 TO REGISTER FOR SEMINAR.

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER! (No "at the door" registrations will be taken.)

The most profound aspect of lean leadership is a sincere respect for people and a commitment to unlock the genius in each employee. By fully embracing lean, Karl Wadensten, President of VIBCO Vibrators, continues to realize unbelievable gains as a result, including dramatic inventory reduction, shortened lead time and greater emphasis on improving the customers’ experience, just to name a few.

Karl Wadensten, President of VIBCO Vibrators, exemplifies today's successful business owner. VIBCO manufactures a full range of vibrators for industrial and construction use to aid material flow and for concrete consolidation. Under Karl's leadership, VIBCO has undergone a remarkable transformation. The most profound aspect of the transformation is a revolutionary change in VIBCO's organizational culture. At VIBCO, Lean is not something that individual employees "do," it is how the entire organization "lives and breathes."

Karl was one of the highest rated speakers at the PMPA 2011 Management Update Conference and has appeard at many national level conferences on the topic of lean and developing lean culture throughout the shop. He is an exciting and dynamic presenter, and brings a very high energy and engaging presentation to the audience. You can also hear Karl on his weekly radio show "Lean Nation."

Who Should Attend:
This meeting will be of interest to your supervisors, foremen, shop floor operators, as well as upper management.

You'll not only hear a compelling story of business transformation, you'll also receive actionable advice with take-home value that you can implement immediately!

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: October 10, 2012

Cancellation and Other Policies:
Refunds will be made for cancellations made 72 hours prior to the date of the meeting. Otherwise, substitutions are encouraged.


For more information please contact:
Ms. Renee A Merker
Communications and Event Planner
Precision Machined Products Association
Phone: (440) 262-5330
Fax: (440) 526-5803
E-mail: rmerker@pmpa.org