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Nov 09, 2020


MineConnect News

Design 4 Lean Solutions Inc. is now a MineConnect Member


Design 4 Lean Solutions Inc. (Sudbury, Ontario) was established in 1999 by Lean Master Doug Lachance.  With over 20 years of international experience, Doug and his global team of experts offer consultancy, corporate training and education, specializing in Continuous Improvement and Lean Six Sigma Training and Events across a broad range of sectors. Our team has serviced organizations such as McCain Foods Ltd. – Design 4 Lean was pivotal in developing McCain’s popular 6S for Success (5S+1Safety) Visual Factory Program, a global initiative implemented to all 52 manufacturing sites worldwide. Other clients: Domtar Forest Products, Toyota Suppliers, Heroux-Devtek Aerospace, Tiger Drylac Coatings, United Technologies, Pioneer Construction, Kovatera, CIBC and Rockwell Automation to name a few.

Our Mission is to develop organizations to think Simple and think Different!  We engage and train from shop floor employees, office personnel to senior level managers to develop strategies to improve organizational transformation, culture and workflow.  Think Simple!  Sometimes it’s the simple things that we don’t see day to day, because we have always done it that way, our team will evaluate and dig deeper into the process of why you are doing it this way, and how we can help to improve process and reduce waste which will result in saving costs because you are Thinking Different, especially when you see the results on your return on investment.   With our global experience, expertise and passion, our team ensures that when you engage with us, we form a natural bond with you and strive to give your organization the optimum opportunity to develop, grow and realize your true potential.

Our Vision is to act as a lever of change to help your organization become the best version of itself, working from within. As accomplished facilitators, trainers and presenters, we have trained over 10,000 students, mentored 500+people and have completed 500+ projects with results that range from $50,000 to $112 million dollars in savings.  Our expertise runs the gamut from facilitating leadership retreats with top executives, to facilitating process walks, Kaizen events and project team meetings.

Design 4 Lean Solutions Inc. is a global leader in the provision of:

  • Lean Strategies & Training, Lean Six Sigma, The Toyota Production System
  • Management Consulting and Coaching Support
  • Continuous Improvement Training & Education
  • Organizational Transformation
  • Strategy Development and Deployment
  • Change & Quality Management

As a proud member of Mine Connect, we look forward to servicing the mines, mining supply and services companies in Northern Ontario and around the world.

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