Ingersoll-Rand has been challenged by the economic downturn with exposure to the construction market and the need to service a higher debt load related to acquisitions. Yet, the company is positioned in the HVAC market for infrastructure investments and has expanded geographically into Asian markets, where growth is expected. ...
... "IR has been using Lean Six Sigma for years, and will continue to rely on it to achieve operational excellence, which reflects IR's clear and constant awareness of efficiency and cost. " ...
Via Seeking Alpha: Ingersoll-Rand Excellence
Operational excellence is a key lever for the company in 2009. ...Ingersoll Rand via Reuters
: "We are realizing the synergies from the recent acquisition of Trane and from our initiatives in purchasing and Lean Six Sigma, which will produce even greater benefits in 2009. "
The company has invested in training programs. ...
Ingersoll Rand Lean Six Sigma Training Series
IR has expanded its lean methods globally. ...China Lean
: "Ms. Zhang Dong is currently the Lean six sigma manager of Ingersoll Rand Industrial Technology Air Solutions, Asia Pacific. She has more than 14 years working experience in Engineering, Operations, Marketing and Service. "
Ingersoll Rand employees have had successful careers in industry, helping manufacturers become successful with Lean Six Sigma. ...
Mark Beffel Bio via APICS
: "Mark has over 35 years experience in Manufacturing, Engineering, and Operations management with John Deere, Pentair, Lozier, Ingersoll Rand and Manitowoc. "
IR leaders are published in the field. ...Leaning Into Six Sigma Book by Barbara Wheat via Barnes & Noble
: "Barbara Wheat is the Director of Six Sigma for Ingersoll-Rand Tool and Hoist Division, where she brings the tools and techniques of both Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma together to institutionalize a world-class system of continuous improvement. "
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