READING, Pa., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotational molder REMCON Plastics is already seeing process reduction times in their plant from the Continuous Improvement Team organized under the leadership of new hire Benjamin F. Wittich.
Ben's primary assignment is to champion REMCON's Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement Initiatives. He will formalize a system for operational cost savings and build active teams to sustain a strong, lean culture within the REMCON workforce.
According to COO Rich Maguire, "Ben adds the focus we need to maximize the savings and value added improvements we know can be had with consistent and dedicated attention. These programs don't take hold in your culture on their own. They need a champion. We're confident Ben will be ours and lead us to amazing levels of productivity and throughput."
Wittich graduated from Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa., where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Supply Chain and Information Systems. He also has completed advanced Project Management, Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean Sensei training at Villanova University.
He was formerly employed by Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics where he eliminated inefficiencies in the billing system and ran pre-billing quality control checks to ensure accurate billing. He and his team were also responsible for moving Pepsi freight throughout the US and ensuring efficient delivery patterns using sophisticated i2 Freight Management Software.
About REMCON Plastics, Inc.
Founded in 1982, REMCON Plastics, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and one of the nation's leading rotational molders with a reputation for production excellence.
REMCON specializes in big-picture, cost-saving solutions through custom molding for OEMs, contract manufacturers and plastic component users. See their new site http://www.rotationalmolder.net for more information.
Proprietary product lines include reusable material handling containers for the food, meat and poultry, and pharmaceutical processing industries. They also produce safety barricades, tanks, lockers and recreational products among many other products for the distribution, construction and logistics industries.
Customers depend on REMCON for its high performance and innovative products, experienced design team, and unparalleled customer service. For more information, visit http://www.remcon.com or call 800.360.3636.
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