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Launching DNA in Honduras

Honduras launched the DNA program in December 2015.


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Mission Directed Work Teams Deployed in Actuation

As part of the CW Way lean initiative, the Shelby, NC site kicked off the implementation of Mission Directed Work Teams (MDW). These teams will be deployed across all departments, with the purpose of extending ownership to all the front-line employees and allowing everyone to directly drive improvements


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MDW in Art Roses Quito (Ecuador)

ART ROSES (Tumbaco, Ecuador), a company devoted to produce and export Roses started its journey to world class in November last year. This was kicked off by the company´s president Mr. Ramiro Pita and the plant manager Mr. Giovanni Almeida


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LDC in Pereira, Colombia

Les informamos que el pasado 27 y 28 de abril se lanzĂł el programa Desarrollando Nuestras Aptitudes (DNA) en la Trilladora San Antonio en Pereira, Colombia. DNA es un Programa de Equipos de Trabajo adoptado por LDC a nivel global, orientado al Desarrollo de las Personas y a la OptimizaciĂłn de los Procesos. El programa consta de 10 mĂłdulos, los cuales se van implementando


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Testimonials – CDI USA – What Our Clients Say

“Within just six months of launching Mission Focused Teams (MFT) at our Memphis site, cost savings initiatives directly attributable to MFT generated over $400,000 of annualized savings. MDW provided the tools necessary to allow the work force to become more engaged in the daily performance and decision process. The visual approach of MDW provided the catalyst


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Testimonials – Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Argentina

“We started with CDI at the end of 2013. At the time we had low performance in cost, efficiency, safety and quality. Also, we had a low level of people engagement towards business objectives. After a leadership reorganization and rethinking strategies, we started to strongly follow and monitor the implementation of MDW® module 1 as one of the pillars for change.


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Testimonials – Tonisa Ecuador

“The decision to work with CDI in implementing MDW® has been one of the most important we have made. I am very pleased with the results, improving staff attitudes in relation to their work and meeting the goals ” Sr. Edward McIntosh, Managing Director Industrias Lácteas Toni S.A.


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Maputo Gain Team

In July 2014 Ian Matheson and Rosa Zapata visited Mozambique as the guests of GAIN (Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, www.facebook.com/marketplacemoz), an NGO striving to improve the availability of highly nutritive products to improve the health of Mozambicans.
Worldwide, GAIN strives to combat malnutrition in the world’s poorer countries.


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Importance of the coalition team in changing company culture

The coalition team to generate the change required in the Industrias Lácteas Toni (Toni Dairy Industries) initially only comprised Edward McIntosh, General Manager, Magaly Polo, HR Manager and Luis Fernando Ceballos, Production Manager; later it included Byron Díaz, Assistant Production Manager and finally the team was completed with the inclusion of Guillermo Guerra, Continuous Improvement Engineer.


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Hulamin Coastal – MDW Kicks Off in PMB!

Mission Directed Work Teams (MDW) is a long term, line driven process that provides a practical platform and skills to identifying and exploiting opportunities for improvement. The process empowers teams (also called mini-businesses) within the organisation to drive it forward using a bottom-up approach as opposed to the more traditional top-down approach.


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Show & Tell 2013 BCL Botswana

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Show & Tell 2013 LDC Argentina

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Show & Tell 2013 Multotec

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Show & Tell 2013 Fair Cape Dairies

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Shatterprufe – PE (Neave & Struandale) “2012 MDW Refresh Implementation”

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Hydro-aluminium Extrusion

Thousand Safe Days in Bedwas – (August 31, 2010) Hydro’s extrusion plant in Bedwas, which is part of the UK unit, has just achieved 1,000 consecutive days without an employee injury. It passed the milestone on August 31. TODAY: The sign at the Bedwas site shows 1,000 days since”

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Lindley Corporation in Peru starts its journey towards world-class competitiveness

Corporation, in its 100th year, is today a leading company in the non-alcoholic beverages industry in Peru, It was born through the efforts, dedication and vision of its founders Joseph R. Lindley and Martha Lindley in 1910. The line of carbonated and noncarbonated beverages…

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NestlĂ© – 40% Increase in throughput at NestlĂ© Philippines

Coach Jose Sace and his team at the Nestle’ South DC in the Philippines are creating a model MDW site. Within 15 months of their MDW launch they have set new benchmarks for others to follow and have been recognized as the best DC in the market – in a stiff competition – their rivals …

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AMPAC – MDW® Launched at American Pacific Corporation (AMPAC), Honduras

1st, 2010 was the day designated for launching MDW® at the Mochito Mine in Honduras. The Mochito mine is located in northwest Honduras, near the town of Las Vegas. The closest major city is San Pedro Sula, the commercial centre of the country, approximately 88 kilometers …

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CDI – Experience the 7 Wastes & Lean Workflow in a Simulated Assembly

CDI has developed a fun and interactive lean game to train employees on basic lean principles. The Fat Trax Simulated Assembly (named after the original product, the Fat Trax vehicle) allows employees to experience for themselves the benefits of introducing a lean manufacturing process.

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Hulamin Coastal – MDW Kicks Off in PMB!

Directed Work Teams (MDW) is a long term, line driven process that provides a practical platform and skills to identifying and exploiting opportunities for improvement. The process empowers teams (also called mini-businesses) within the organisation to drive it forward …

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Seagoe Technologies recognised as leading the way in business

Technologies Limited ( STL) primarily manufactures electric storage heaters that are sold in the UK & Republic of Ireland and in a number of export markets e.g. Spain, Portugal and Japan. STL occupy 85% of the world market for storage heaters and manufacture over 280,000 units per annum.

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JohnsonDiversey Holland – wins an award

London client, JohnsonDiversey in Enschede Holland was awarded the Awyn Innovation Trophy on 23 April 2009. The AWVN-Innovation Trophy is awarded each quarter to a business that offers the most inspiring example of social innovation. An annual overall winner is chosen from one of the quarterly winners.

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Fleischmann’s Yeast – Rising to the Challenge

When one thinks of Memphis, Tennessee, situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, one’s mind quickly zeros in on the famous Barbeque and Blues of Beale Street, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll Elvis Presley or his well know mansion: Graceland.

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Hulamin

Rolled Products have witnessed the rise of the Mini Business Unit (MBU) in the last 4 months, with over 100 teams empowered to function as MBU’s. The MBU is the foundation for people engagement, business focus and developing a culture of continuous improvement

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NestlĂ© Philippines – 2008

Nestle Philippines, Inc. is committed to achieving its mission: To be THE Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company that nurtures generations of Pinoy Families to come, as we have done for the last 100 years.

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