Lean Six Sigma Project Selection at General Cable


Posted by: meikah | 7 September 2009 | 10:11 pm

At General Cable, they have a system of doing things. They have been using Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma for years.

Many companies also want to implement Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma, but they don’t know how to start. Worse, they don’t know how to identify projects.

At General Cable, this is how they choose a Lean Six Sigma project. View the presentation.

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Six Sigma in General Cable Powers


Posted by: meikah | 4 August 2009 | 8:41 pm

General Cable Powers, leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, specialty and communications markets, is the new Fortune 500 company.

With $6.2 billion in annual revenues in 2008 – up 35 percent from 2007 – General Cable is the state’s fifth largest company in Kentucky. Two primary reasons for the company’s evolution are the adoption of a super-efficient management strategy and a broadening into a global company.

According to General Cable Chief Executive Officer Greg Kenny, “Our big decision was to get very good at a large business, and to have a philosophy of continuous improvement with our lean process and using Six Sigma as a tool to measure our improvement.” 

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