Hope & Main Lean Principles Training – One Day Workshop

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Start Date

June 25, 2024 10:00 am

End Date

June 25, 2024 04:00 pm


691 Main Street, Warren, 02885, RI, United States


Polaris MEP + Hope & Main



Learn How Lean Principles Can Boost Productivity In Our “One-Day” Workshop Exclusively for Hope & Main Members/Co-Packers, past and present

Food start-ups, co-packers and entrepreneurs deserve the benefits of Lean Manufacturing: less waste, the ability to make more finished goods in the same amount of time, increased sales, reduced stress. But …You can’t get lean if you don’t know what it means!

Polaris MEP’s trusted small business manufacturing advisors can help you achieve greater production efficiency with this One-Day Introduction to Lean Principles & Rules workshop.

Investing a day in this workshop could save you significant hours in production time over the coming months. Your registration fee includes:

  • Bottomless Coffee!
  • Lunch
  • Fun, interactive learning from a Lean expert who has helped dozens of Hope & Main businesses go from part-time makers to successful full-time manufacturers


    • Hope & Main incubator businesses, past and present 
    • Hope & Main commercial kitchen users, past and present
    • Hope & Main co-packing businesses, past and present

    Limit 2 attendees per company.


    SPECIAL TIERED PRICING to ensure that improved productivity is accessible to all!

    • $50/person for current or past Hope & Main member (aka alumni)
    • $375/person for other RI food manufacturers
    • You will receive payment instructions via email after sign-up.


    Investments in Lean Manufacturing yield a great ROI. For example, with a $5,000 investment in Lean training and implementation,  Hope & Main alum Chi Kitchen enjoyed $50,000 in direct cost savings and $100,000 in new sales and $50,000 in retained sales.


    A little bit of Lean goes a long way. Past attendees have reported that learning and then implementing a few simple principles of Lean returned immediate and dramatic results.



      Polaris MEP Project Manager Nathan A. Bonds has over 20 years of manufacturing experience in a wide variety of industries. Since joining Polaris MEP, he has served as trusted advisor to more than 100 smaller manufacturers in Rhode Island, helping them enjoy reduced costs, increased sales and less stress as they scaled their businesses sustainably.

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