Manufacturing Workshop/Simulation: Lean 101, 6/11/2014

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MMEC presents its signature
Lean Manufacturing Workshop/Simulation
with Mark Shyne, Montana Manufacturing Extension Center

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

8:00am to 5:00pm
Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC)
2310 University Way, Bldg 2
From Kagy turn south onto 7th Ave, which will end in a parking lot.
Follow signs to Bldg 2.

Pre-registration required >> click here to register.

$245 per person
5% discount for Montana Manufacturing Council members

You may be eligible for a Incumbent Worker Training Grant.
Email Mark Shyne for information about the program or IWTG.

Cost includes catered lunch and materials


  • Reduce work in process
  • Promote quality improvement
  • Improve flow of materials
  • Increase production capacity
  • Encourage employee involvement and teamwork
  • Increase productivity
  • Maximize space utilization
  • Increase customer satisfactions
  • Reduce manufacturing cycle time
  • Improve on-time shipments


Mark Shyne is a Field Engineer and UTAP Program Supervisor with the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC), where he has completed over 350 projects since joining the MMEC team in 1999. Mark specializes in quality management system registrations, product design improvements, process improvements, supply chain development, product and shop rate costing, and start-up assistance. He has 25 years of professional work experience, having previously worked as a mechanical design engineer for United Technologies, senior operations engineer for Allied Signal Aerospace, and director of engineering for Big Sky Laser Technologies. Mark received his Bachelor of Science, in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University – Bozeman. Mark has been recognized for his efforts with clients, students and the community with the 2009 MSU College of Engineering, “Excellence in Service and Outreach Award” and received the US Armed Forces Humanitarian Service Medal in 1980, for his work on projects in the Marianas Islands.