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

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

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

Mark Sinnott

Mark Sinnott

Bongards' Creameries, Super Store Industries, InHarvest

Favorite Results:

21% productivity uplift, 65% reduction in changeover times

Matt Knox

Matt Knox

Snack King, Sandridge Food Corp, CCB Packaging

Dave Mehrer

Dave Mehrer

Clover Stornetta, InHarvest, SR Originals, Arizona Nutritionals

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.