LEAN ORGANIZATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS

Association for Manufacturing Excellence
AME is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the performance of manufacturing organizations through education, training and the advancement of leading edge processes (including Lean).
» www.ame.org

Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership
The Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership is a non-profit organizational development firm and membership organization with the mission to help New England manufacturing companies to become more productive, profitable and competitive through company-wide Continuous Improvement or Lean Manufacturing education and shop-floor implementation.
» www.gbmp.org

RadioLean, Your Lean Implementation Information Station
RadioLean promotes operational excellence in all types and sizes of organizations by providing Lean content, education, resources, and networking opportunities for its listeners. Mike Wall, the host of RadioLean™, is a Lean Practitioner, Educator, and Advisor with nearly 30 years practical experience throughout the public and private sectors. Join Mike as he interviews some of the most well-known and influential Lean Leaders, Practitioners, Authors, Educators, and Advisors in North America.
» www.radiolean.com/

Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Since it was formed in 1932, SME has worked to make engineers, companies, educators and others successful in their quest to advance the manufacturing industries. SME achieves these goals through education, training, and event sponsorship.
» www.sme.org

The Lean Enterprise Institute
The Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) is a nonprofit education and research organization founded in 1997 to promote and advance the principles of Lean thinking in every aspect of business and across a wide range of industries.
» www.lean.org

ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value
ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value is working to create a healthcare marketplace that rewards providers for delivering value measured in terms of optimized quality and cost for patients. This group advocates of the use of Lean thinking to help transform today’s current healthcare industry to a marketplace committed to continuous improvement.
» www.createhealthcarevalue.com/