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With the success of last years' Inaugural Made in Tampa Bay Expo (MITBE) event, BAMA is pleased to invite our local manufacturers to participate in our 2nd annual Expo!  

This year's Expo will be showcased within the MAF Manufacturing Exchange, giving our exhibitors a statewide audience, a wider reach, a more diverse demographic and most importantly provide you with the opportuniy for A BIGGER ROI! 


Please visit http://www.mafmfg.com/MAFexchange to learn more and register

Manufacturer's RoundTable

  • February 15, 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Rusty Pelican, 2425 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa FL 33607

Registration

  • Manufacturers only
  • BAMA members who are actively on committees, please ask Becky for the code.

If you think you should be registering as a BAMA member but are having difficulty, please email becky@bama-fl.org or call 727-954-8354.



BAMA Manufacturers RoundTable

EZ Kaizen:
A Better Approach to Continuous Improvement and Employee Engagement


The Manufacturers Roundtable is another example of BAMA’s ongoing efforts to expand the strength of Tampa Bay’s manufacturing base.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 15
Location: Rusty Pelican, Tampa, FL

Agenda:
5:30 – 6:00  Registration
6:00 – 6:30  Dinner
6:30 – 7:00  
7:00 – 7:45  Break out groups

Moderator for the evening:
Bob Kinney, Accelerate Results Group

Roundtable Facilitator:
Jim Long, Vice President & General Manager, Sypris Electronics

Let’s do the best we can … with what we have … right now! This is the theme of EZ Kaizen.


It is a frugal approach that values creativity over capital. Fact is, employees know how to improve their work and have good ideas on how to reduce waste and make improvements. We want to encourage employees to develop and implement their ideas. EZ Kaizen provides a “vehicle” for capturing these improvements so we can thank employees, share their ideas and create momentum for even more suggestions to be implemented. This is action-oriented! A focus on daily improvements; many small or incremental. This develops a culture shift … fully engaging and maximizing the day-to-day efforts and creativity of every employee!

Why attend? Easy to implement, quick results, frugal approach, fantastic ROI. Improves productivity, quality, morale and cost position. What will you learn? The secret to engaging everyone in daily continuous improvement. How to implement? How to create momentum? How to celebrate? How to keep it simple? What to stay away from? How this is completely different from the traditional suggestion system.

About your moderator: Bob Kinney
Bob was always intrigued by the success Japanese companies had with “suggestion systems”.  Thousands of suggestions implemented per year! But how did they do it?  During a five-year expat assignment in Asia, Bob learned first-hand the secret to their approach. Bob then worked with a Dr. Deming disciple to further improve the program. Bob has led numerous implementations in Asian, Latin and Western cultures and has personally trained over 2,500 individuals. His work has been with large and small organizations. Those with working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and those not familiar with these techniques. The program is universal and always yields significant improvements.
 
Bob earned his MBA (Kellogg/Wharton) overseas through a joint academic program of Northwestern University, University of Pennsylvania and Chulalongkorn University. Bob was honored to receive his diploma from H.M. the King of Thailand.

Bob has been very fortunate to learn best practices from the leading practitioners in the world. He is a Certified Manager, has a Lean Management Certificate, is a Six Sigma Quality Coach and is TQI certified. His career path includes ABB Group, Ingram Micro, Newell Rubbermaid and Square D Company/Schneider Electric.

Please direct any questions to becky@bama-fl.org.

Please visit http://www.mafmfg.com/MAFexchange to learn more and register

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