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Lean Basic PDCA Project Process

An MFCS Metform team defined a safety concern driven by transportation and motion associated with movement of parts and, as a risk of lift truck/pedestrian accidents due to the high volume of lift truck traffic involved with moving parts long distances.

 
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MacLean-Fogg Passes Presidential Torch to the Next Generation

Barry L. MacLean, chief executive officer and chairman of MacLean-Fogg, announced the appointment of Duncan A. L. MacLean to president of MacLean-Fogg effective August 15, 2015. Duncan MacLean will remain president of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and, on October 15, 2015, will assume the role of president of MacLean Power Systems.

 
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Continuous Improvement in Action at Metform

Material handlers often comment that they have to spend several minutes at the beginning of their shift searching for a forklift. When they find a forklift, it isn’t in any particular location and is sometimes in use. A team decided to take this on as their PDCA project and looked at spaghetti diagrams of the forklifts to identify the most frequented locations and paths taken. They identified times when most searching was taking place.

 
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Lean Leadership Underway at MacLean Maynard

Lean Leadership was developed in 2014 in Mundelein to support leaders in their role of facilitating 5-S and PDCA. The Lean Leadership curriculum has reached another MFCS facility, Chesterfield. During six one-day classroom sessions, the management team at Chesterfield is learning the profound meaning of each of the five S’s and gaining a deep understanding about how to facilitate PDCA problem solving.

 
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MacLean-Fogg and EJOT Announce Joint Operating Agreement

Building on an existing relationship with the Global Fastener Alliance, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) and EJOT recently signed an agreement to produce high temperature fasteners at EJOT’s existing manufacturing facility in Taicang, Jiangsu Province, China.

 
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MFCS Celebrates Three Anniversaries

2015 is a milestone year for Mac-Lean Fogg Company. Not only is the company as a whole celebrating its 90th year in business, but MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions, a division of MacLean-Fogg Company, is also celebrating significant anniversaries in three of its own divisions.

 
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Saegertown Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

MacLean Saegertown will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of its existence, as well as, the 90th anniversary of its parent company, MacLean-Fogg Corporation, on July 11, 2015.

 
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MFCS Sponsoring Five Michigan Tech Capstone Design Projects

Five MFCS facilities are sponsoring senior design projects at Michigan Technological University (MTU). The projects are part of the Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics Senior Capstone Design Program. MTU Capstone Design is a 2 semester long (~9 month) program that gives senior students exposure to real world experience. It is a very fast paced and challenging program.

 
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Maynard Wins GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

In the fall of 2014, MacLean Maynard was a member of a select group of suppliers to General Motors to win the 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award. From all of the suppliers around the world, only 1,506 suppliers qualified to receive this award. Even more impressive, this was the third straight year MacLean Maynard has received this award. Only 80 suppliers in the world have been able to do this.​

 
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MFCS Visited by High Schools' Tech Campus

In early January 2015, the MFCS Mundelein facility hosted a class from Lake County High Schools' Technology Campus (Tech Campus). Tech Campus has a class, which has completed projects, such as reverse engineering remote control cars, while utilizing 3D modeling software, Autodesk Inventor. The class pulls from different high schools in the area that have an interest in a technical background.

 
 
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