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"I wanted to thank you again for allowing our team leaders to attend the course. Several of them came back energized about the concepts they had learned and we’ve started making changes to our flow lines as a result."

— Michael Meguiar, GE Transportation, Las Vegas Plant Leader

"Once the ideas were brought to the attention of the employees, it happened very quickly. They removed obsolete parts and equipment and made space for their redesigned flow lines. Employees redesigned the assembly process into a cellular flow system for one product line. The Flow Line pilot test conducted on the first product line showed a 64 percent reduction in manufacturing time, a 49 percent decrease in work in process (WIP), and a 33 percent decrease in product travel distance. Most of the decrease in WIP was focused around the product inspection/test area that was formerly the bottleneck."

— Betty Anderson, Operations Facility Manager ABB’s Carson

"Lean manufacturing is dramatically reducing the cycle time required to ship our products. The improved cycle times are directly linked to the top-notch customer service we are now able to provide, over 98 percent shipped on time."

— Gerald Jearman, Plant Manager Springs Window

Engineering & Technical Services

CE Marking

CE Marking is currently required for many products sold in Europe, yet many U.S. exporters are still unsure or unaware of what effect this has on their business. Nevada Industry Excellence can help you navigate through the complexities of CE Marking requirements to conformity to the standards.

Benchmarking

Benchmarking is a process of comparing an organization's or company's performance to that of other organizations or companies using objective and subjective criteria. Our process compares programs and strategic positions of competitors or exemplary organizations to your company for use as reference points in the formation of organization decisions and objectives. Comparing your organization performs relative to the competition will identify ways to learn how to lower costs, reduce defects, increase quality, or improve outcomes linked to organization or company excellence.

Technical Training Programs

Because a Company's Strength, Quality and Growth in the market is achieved through personal growth of its human capital and its knowledge base, Nevada Industry Excellence can connect you to the training and development programs that service the technical needs of your organization.

These programs are the result of specific client requests and research into cutting-edge programs used by the most successful organizations in the world. These technical training programs are custom fit to your needs and can include training in the areas of electricity, soldering, welding, hydraulics, machining, and more - just ask us. They can be done on site or in a classroom setting depending on your needs. We work with you to use relevant company materials such as schematics and blueprints for the most effective results. Nevada Industry Excellence has quick and easy access to a national network of experts and to local experts from within the Nevada System of Higher Education and Nevada business community.

Green Suppliers Network

The Green Suppliers Network is a collaborative venture among industry, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Commerce's Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP - where Nevada Industry Excellence is the Nevada affiliate of MEP) , offering subsidized Lean/Clean Manufacturing projects for manufacturers. GSN projects include top level assessment with estimate of cost saving opportunities; value stream and process maps to identify sources of waste; facilitated opportunities session; and a final report with recommendations and cost benefit analysis.