James Cope

James Cope

Lyons Magnus, CTI Foods, Apio

Favorite Results:

34% productivity improvement. Taken 10 sites fully paperless in SQF, BRC, FDA, and USDA environments

Eric Jogun

Eric Jogun

Straus Family Creamery, Palmer Candy, Roskam Baking, Palermo's Pizza

Favorite Results:

$525k line optimization Kaizen, 54% productivity uplift in 24mths

Jonathan Garcia

Jonathan Garcia

Café Valley, Oregon Ice Cream, King's Hawaiian, Nichols Farms, Growers Exp

Favorite Results:

$867k changeover Kaizen savings, $1.2m base settings compliance savings, $227k SMED Kaizen savings

Mitch Sroka

Mitch Sroka

Taylor Farms, AmeriQual, Grecian Delight

Favorite Results:

$1,562k Kaizen event saving, 29% productivity improvement, 60% reduction in changeover times

Charlene Jaehne

Charlene Jaehne

Clover Sonoma, Bridgetown Natural Foods, Sweet Earth Natural Foods

Favorite Results:

$525k Kaizen savings, 100% paperless system, 31% OEE uplift

Marc Pelletier

Marc Pelletier

Bridgetown Natural Foods, Renaissance Food Group, Crunch Pak, Plats du Chef

Favorite Results:

$389k savings on shift hand-off downtime, $534k savings on case packer bottle jams Kaizen

Lee Goff

Lee Goff

Michael Foods, Noosa Yoghurt, Oregon Freeze Dry (OFD)

Favorite Results:

45% productivity uplift in 6mths, 41% productivity uplift in 8mths, 63% reduction sanitation process

Tom Jones

Tom Jones

Ed Miniat, Fresh from Texas, Land O'Frost

Favorite Results:

30% productivity improvement in 70 days, $415,000 savings overfill reduction

Juarez Jackson

Juarez Jackson

Blue Diamond Almonds, CF Sauer, Lyons Magnus

Favorite Results:

$764k savings on giveaway reductions, $693k savings on start-ups, $375k savings on changeovers

Karl Morris

Karl Morris

Swaggerty's Sausage, Cafe Valley, Nomacorc

Favorite Results:

$375,000 give away reduction, 40% OEE gain, Took a company paperless within a week

John McKeon

John McKeon

Schwans, Utz Snacks, King Nut

Favorite Results:

$570k Kaizen savings in line optimization, $242k savings in annual scrap reduction

Tim Fox

Tim Fox

Greenyard Fresh UK, Ornua Nutrition Ingredients, PBS Beauty Systems

Favorite Results:

Uplift from 20% OEE to over 70% OEE, Sustained productivity uplifts

Nigel Peck

Nigel Peck

Crunch Pak, Trinchero Estate Wines, Lundberg Family Farms, Tillamook

Favorite Results:

Sustained uplifts of +25% OEE & +58% productivity, Company went paperless 2 weeks after go live

Mike Williams

Mike Williams

Capstone Nutrition, Giant Snacks, Mana Products

Favorite Results:

50% productivity uplift, 100% paperless deployments, 50% changeover time reductions

Chris Paulsen

Chris Paulsen

American Beverage Company, Land O' Frost, Mana Products

Favorite Results:

50% productivity improvement, $2 million savings, 10 million units capacity increase

Michael Myers

Michael Myers

Fresca, Noosa, Beer Nuts, CSB

Favorite Results:

48% productivity uplift in 90 days, 100% paperless quality deployment, driving change on shop floor

Claire Nimmo

Claire Nimmo

Bardsley Farms, Ornua Nutrition Ingredients, PBS Beauty

Favorite Results:

28% productivity improvement in 90 days, implemented paperless quality assurance.

Andrew Lansinger

Andrew Lansinger

LiDestri Foods, Companion Baking, Volpi Foods

Favorite Results:

Identified 1.6 million annual savings opportunity, 800k Kaizen on startup times

Matt Knox

Matt Knox

Snack King, Sandridge Food Corp, CCB Packaging

Favorite Results:

40% sustained OEE improvement in 90 days. $450,000 savings in product bottleneck Kaizen

Paul Prosser

Paul Prosser

Horizon Foods, Chicago Meat Authority, Clydes Donuts & Wolfgang

Favorite Results:

100% productivity increase in line balancing/staffing models, 19% productivity uplift in 3mths.

Dave Mehrer

Dave Mehrer

Clover Stornetta, RFG Sacramento & Honeyville Inc.

Favorite Results:

13% OEE uplift & 43% productivity increase in 4 weeks

Mark Sinnott

Mark Sinnott

Bongards' Creameries, Super Store Industries, InHarvest

Favorite Results:

21% productivity uplift, 65% reduction in changeover times