The Duggan Difference
At Duggan Associates, we take traditional lean training further with advanced courses, academic resources, and hands-on support to transform the way global organizations operate, at every level, in every area from complex manufacturing environments to the office. The result? An evolution from continuous improvement to continuous business growth through achieving Operational Excellence.
Training and Consulting
Our consultants work with clients ranging from smaller manufacturing, medical and financial organizations to Fortune 500 businesses in multiple industries. In addition to guiding companies in implementing lean, Duggan Associates provides unique training courses for employees at all levels in the organization. Our approach enables any organization to achieve OpEx in months – not years.
IN THE NEWS
An article by Kevin Duggan on the application of Operational Excellence to the heavy equipment manufacturing industry appears in the July/August issue of OEM Off Highway Magazine. In the piece, Duggan explains how applying traditional lean practices to environments with large, complex, highly engineered products is not straightforward.
An article by Kevin Duggan appears in the 2014 SME Energy Manufacturing Yearbook, which was released in June. In the piece, Kevin defines Operational Excellence, the eight principles to achieve it, and the application of OpEx to the oil and gas industry. His article also includes a case study of FMC Technologies’ division in Norway, which produces high-tech controllers for wells on the ocean floor, and the results it achieved by setting a destination of Operational Excellence and designing value streams using guidelines.