Lean Training Enables Fiberglass Fabricators to Eliminate Waste

“The lean effort is going well. Our Polaris MEP project manager, who is now involved in our Lean Steering Committee, has been a great help.”

Adam Larocque, Design Engineer

Solution

Polaris MEP introduced company leadership to specific continual Improvement tools and methods via Lean 101 trainings and helped to identify a continuous improvement team ultimately selected by Fiberglass Fabricators, Inc. management team.

Polaris MEP helped lead, train, and facilitate Fiberglass Fabricators, Inc.’s staff to increase readiness for production leadership through training and implementation of Lean Manufacturing tools and concepts including Visual Workplace Organization, Value Stream Mapping and One Piece Flow Production.

Polaris MEP developed project plans for high value production areas and projects with measurable impacts and outcomes which are easily communicated to stakeholders throughout the organization.

Impacts

  • 16 jobs added or retained

  • $300,000 investment in new equipment

  • $100,000 investment in other areas of business