A small company makes big gains implementing lean

September 2006
Management Services;Autumn2006, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p28
Academic Journal
The article explains how Cadco Ltd. President and Co-owner Mike Shanahan applied the concept of lean on the company. Cadco Ltd. is a Winsted, Connecticut manufacturer of commercial and institutional food service products. Shanahan's overall business philosophy is to increase sales of Cadco. His supplier introduced him to the process of lean thinking. Shanahan and Fred Flynn, management consultant of Productivity Inc., sat down and developed an employee incentive program that pays bonuses for the production of quality-finished products.


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