Ashland Specialty Chemical
We chose SBTI because of their flexibility, their sense of urgency plus pricing. The project manager was very easy to work with and understood our business which was very important to us. We’re seeing $700,000 per project this year.
SBTI has brought to Celanese a powerful, but easy-to apply toolset in Lean Sigma. The SBTI approach not only enables our people to achieve sound operational and financial improvements on our processes, but generates excitement and ownership in them
Columbus Regional Hospital
Lean Sigma challenges us as a hospital to focus on how good we can be, forces us to understand where we are today, and enables us to bridge the gap between the two. At the center of all this, our driving motivation to do the best we can for patients.
Communications between physicians, nurses and the pharmacy are critical to safe patient medication administration. Using Lean tools in a kaizen approach, Central Texas Medical Centre improved time from physician order to nurse aware medication available by reducing medication delivery time by 45%
Correcting poor measurement systems • The project time was four months • The total analysis resulted in a 26 percent reduction in labour cost with no loss of production capacity • Greater flexibility with which to serve the customer The total projected annualized savings was $2.9 million
Days Sales Outstanding
Reduce delinquent dollars in the customer payment process, we needed to reduce Days Sales Outstanding from 38 Days to 33 Days Results: • Approximate savings of $7,000,000 were realized. • The number of days sales outstanding were reduced from 38 to 31 days.