• Joe Rizzo

Lean Leaders Meeting at IPG Photonics

Hosted by: IPG Photonics, Marlborough, MA

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019 Time: 11am - 3pm Location: 259 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough, MA 01732

To register: contact Joe Rizzo

phone: (207) 400-4403email: jrizzo43@bellsouth.net

This event is free. Includes lunch. Seating is limited, so please register prior to the event.

The New England Lean Consortium will be holding its October 2019 Lean Leaders Meeting at IPG Photonics in Marlborough, MA, on Friday, October 18, 2019.

IPG Photonics is the leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance fiber lasers and amplifiers for diverse applications in numerous markets. IPG Photonics' diverse lines of low, medium and high-power lasers and amplifiers are used in materials processing, communications, entertainment, medical, biotechnology, scientific and advanced applications. Our products are displacing traditional technologies in many current applications and enabling new applications for lasers.The Company is leveraging its brand and position as a pioneer and leader in developing and commercializing fiber lasers and amplifiers increasing its market share in the broader markets. IPG lasers continue to displace traditional lasers in many existing applications due to their superior performance and value. Quite simply, IPG's products are disrupting the market by empowering tomorrow's applications today.

IPG's highly vertically-integrated development and manufacturing capabilities enable the Company to meet customer requirements, accelerate development, manage costs and improve component yields, while maintaining high performance and quality standards. A Lean Consortium is a group of companies and organizations that get together to help each other on their Lean Continuous Improvement journey. A Lean Consortium is facilitated by a Lean CI professional.

The Consortium brings together local companies and peers to share, learn and grow with each other on their Lean journey. Member Companies share Best Practices and Resources in order to bring their Continuous Improvement Program to the next level. Meeting Content The company presentation will provide a brief history and overview of the company. The presentation will also include a discussion of how Lean has helped IPG Photonics free up floor space, and shorten the assembly time, which in turn significantly increased production capacity. A Plant Tour of the Assembly area will follow the presentation.

The plant tour will showcase the assembly of the very large Laser Cube, the Multi-Axis Machines and the newer, smaller Multi-Function machines. The plant tour will also focus on the Lean applications of Cell Design, Flow, 5S, POUS, and Kanbans. At the end of the tour, the attendees will participate in a Plus/Delta feedback session and offer their suggestions for improvement based on what they saw and what they heard. Visit the IPG Photonics website here

You are invited to come and experience the Synergistic Power of a New England Lean Consortium Lean Leaders Meeting.

To register: contact Joe Rizzo phone: (207) 400-4403email: jrizzo43@bellsouth.net