August 22 – 25, 2018

Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta, GA| USA

Innovating Manufacturing Processes to Grow Capacity in Your Production Facility

Date: Wednesday, August 22nd from 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Session Code: MFG20

Location: TBD

Presented by: Stream Improvement Services, LLC

Speakers: Brad Campling, Managing Partner: Stream Improvement Services, LLC, Trent Wall, Managing Partner:
Stream Improvement Services, LLC and Mael Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer: RD Henry

This is an introductory course designed specifically for manufacturers and will introduce participants to process improvement philosophies, strategies and tools.

• The underlying philosophy used as a foundation for the course uses three core tenants:
o Focus on the physical and information flow of product
o Elimination of waste in the value stream
o Respect for the people who do the work

• There are 2 rounds of a hands-on manufacturing process simulation
• The objective of the course is to introduce process improvement concepts and tools and have the participants demonstrate the tools the

• Participants will learn how to:
o Use a data-driven approach to analyze an existing manufacturing process
o Eliminate waste of resources (labor, material and capital) throughout the value stream
o Increase capacity of factory to support sales growth
o Reduce floor space requirements and open up space for future growth
o Reduce quality defects and scrap

• There will also be a case study from a kitchen cabinet manufacturer who has benefited from this philosophy and approach

About the Speakers: 



As a Managing Partner of STREAM Improvement Services, LLC, Brad brings over 15 years of lean manufacturing and project execution experience to our clients. Brad worked several years alongside the Shingijutsu consulting group to learn the Japanese philosophy of lean production systems. Brad has extensive experience designing value streams and implementing Lean and Six Sigma methodologies with hundreds of Fortune 500 and privately held organizations including Boeing, Pratt & Whitney, Bell Helicopter, Kaman Aerospace, Parker Aerospace, Eaton, United States Navy, Hill-Rom and Lion Protective



As a Managing Partner of STREAM Improvement Services, LLC,Trentbrings over 20 years of experience in process improvement and quality systems to our clients. Trent has extensive experience working in the aerospace, apparel industries, heavy industrial equipment and automotive industries, working in various management roles at a leading management consulting firm. He was responsible for developing and implementing improvement programs, as well as managing client relations, from small to large Fortune 500 companies including Emerson Electric, Cummins Diesel, Pratt & Whitney, General Motor, Honda, Electro-Motive Diesel, Kaman Aerospace and GE Aviation. Together, Trent and Brad have saved manufacturers millions of dollars and have enabled them to significantly grow their top revenues without adding people or capital.



Mael Hernandezis the Chief Executive Officer for RD Henry.