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Lean Enterprise workshop to be offered May 15 in Ronan

April 27, 2013 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN - A one-day workshop on lean manufacturing techniques, also known as the Toyota Production System, will be offered Wednesday, May 15, in Ronan.

Offered by the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center and Lake County Development Corporation, the event will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ronan Community Center, 300 3rd Avenue NW.

The workshop will include a live factory simulation to let participants apply lean methods and observe their impacts as they learn key principles of cutting waste from processes. Lean techniques can often be implemented with little or no capital expenditures.

Registration for the workshop is $195 per person.  Lunch will be provided.   Attendees must register in advance at   For more information, call (406) 994-3812.

MMEC is an outreach center in the Montana State University College of Engineering. 

Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or