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April  2018

Making a Glaswegian IMPACT

An excellent feedback at the end of a very successful IMPACT Toolkit™ Intro. Lean RCM workshop at the University of Strathclyde Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow.

Our next IMPACT Toolkit™ Intro. Lean RCM workshop will take place at Engineer’s House in Bristol, June 5th – 7th. Book your place now!

 

 

A Clear View through the vape clouds with the IMPACT Masterclass™ 

Another excellent review day at the end of the second IMPACT Masterclass™ 5S programme at Cuts Ice.  An enthusiastic and engaged team delivered this review sharing their results which were over the targets. Congratulations!

Cuts Ice insight and understanding of the market and the success of their own products has attracted some of the largest e-cigarette brands in Europe who now have their e-liquid flavours developed and made by Cuts Ice.

 

Bringing in a new thinking to the water sector

EMS Cognito is proud to be working with Southern Water in Hampshire implementing our IMPACT Masterclass™  Lean RCM programme.

Our IMPACT Masterclass™ is a 15-day process improvement programme delivering a tangible improvement in productivity by engaging and empowering cross-functional teams of people to make improvements directly to their day to day roles it creates belief, ownership and above all, sustainability.

 

March  2018

Lean RCM Workshop in Glasgow April 17-19 it’s now SOLD OUT

Our IMPACT Toolkit Lean RCM Workshop in Strathclyde’s University Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow, April 17-19 it’s now SOLD OUT with a waiting list. Next opportunity: Bristol, June 5th – 7th at Engineers House in Clifton. Book Now!

 

 

 

February  2018

Speaking at Energy From Waste Conference 2018

Our MD Richard Kelly has been invited to talk at EFW Conference. The event is taking place in London on 28 Feb – 1 March. Richard will be talking how to “Creating a Business Plan for Operational Excellence”.

Energy from Waste is the premier conference in the UK and Europe driving new technology discussion, operational efficiency, best practice and compliance in the global energy from waste sector.

 

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A Clear View through the vape clouds with the IMPACT Masterclass™ 

An excellent feedback day at the end of a very successful IMPACT Masterclass™ programme at Cuts Ice. This review day was delivered by an enthusiastic team who were happy to share results which are over the targets. Congratulations!

Cuts Ice insight and understanding of the market and the success of their own products has attracted some of the largest e-cigarette brands in Europe who now have their e-liquid flavours developed and made by Cuts Ice.

 

 

 

January 2018

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EMS Cognito and Black & Veatch join forces to deliver utility asset reliability programmes

EMS Cognito is pleased to welcome Black & Veatch as our Licensed Partners. We will join forces to deliver utility asset reliability programmes to help utilities achieve world-class asset management offering bespoke IMPACT Masterclass™ Lean RCM programmes.

Black & Veatch is a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for energy, water and telecommunications.

 

 

Making an IMPACT in the Biopharmaceutical Business

Our Process Improvement Consultant Mark Richardson just delivered our first IMPACT Toolkit™ Lean RCM training in 2018 with a great and well-motivated team at AstraZeneca.

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business and their innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

 

DSC_0945Making an IMPACT in the vaping sector

We are working with Cuts Ice to scope out our IMPACT Masterclass™ to support their fast growing manufacturing business in the vaping sector and build their Lean Foundations with 5S.

Cuts Ice owns three successful e-liquid brands; T-Juice, Halcyon Haze and 13 Sins. Cuts Ice insight and understanding of the market and the success of their own products has attracted some of the largest e-cigarette brands in Europe who now have their e-liquid flavours developed and made by Cuts Ice.

 

December 2017

Big splash of good news at South West Water

An excellent feedback day at the end of a very successful IMPACT Masterclass™ Lean RCM programme at South West Water site in Exmouth. It was a privilege to be there and hear from such a highly motivated and engaged team of operators, maintainers, scientists and managers about the significant improvements in operations costs and safety they have achieved in just 4 months.

The development of people with continuous improvement skills and the motivation to use them to improve efficiency and safety has to be good news for South West Water and all its customers.

 

 

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Helping Network Rail stay on track

Helping Network Rail stay on track with the latest reliability tools and training with our IMPACT Toolkit™ for the benefit of all rail passengers.

Network Rail owns, operates and develops Britain’s railway – the 20,000 miles of track, 40,000 bridges, tunnels and viaducts and the thousands of signals, level crossings and stations.

 

 

 

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An Energetic IMPACT Toolkit™ Lean RCM Training!

We just finished a very energetic IMPACT Toolkit™ at Chemring Energetics Uk in Scotland.

Chemring Energetics UK Ltd (CEUK) provides equipment based on energetic materials (explosive, propellant) for the defence, civil defence and key commercial customers.

 

 

A new thinking with our IMPACT Toolkit™ RCA Training!

Our IMPACT Toolkit™ RCA  produced new ways of thinking with great success at Viridor in Glasgow.

Viridor is a recycling, renewable energy and waste management company in the United Kingdom. And they are “throwing away old thinking. The world is changing. Once there was ‘waste’. Now there are potentially valuable resources that we must all challenge ourselves to recover”.

 

 

November 2017

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Congratulations for making an IMPACT!

We are proud to announce that the winner of the 2017 IMPACT Masterclass™ Champion Award is Marsh Mills Team from South West Water.

The South West Water team based at Marsh Mills are a highly motivated team of operators, technicians and maintenance engineers setting a High standard for others to follow in the water industry. This was an IMPACT masterclass™ Lean RCM programme that required a lot of personal effort and commitment to make the best of limited resources.

In addition to introducing the lean RCM system and making reliability improvements, this team also took on the task of creating a better working environment through introducing Workplace Organisation demonstrating a standard rarely seen within the water industry.

Whilst there was tough competition from other customers in other sectors, we felt the Marsh Mills team were worthy winners of the 2017 IMPACT Masterclass™ Champion Award.

 

Fantastic turnout at the Manufacturing Management Show 2017!

EMS Cognito was, once again, present at the Manufacturing Management Show 2017. We met some very interesting companies amongst the 200+ visitors to our stand and look forward to continuing our discussions with many of them over the next few weeks.

 

 

 

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Changing Culture on route to Operational Excellence

EMS Cognito delivered another successful workshop for CeeD at Texas Instruments, Greenock, Scotland. Led by our managing director, Richard Kelly, the workshop linked culture change to operational excellence with the participation of over 30 delegates from over 20 Scottish-based organisations involved in manufacturing, academia and various other sectors.

Click here to see more photos of the workshop

 

 

Making an IMPACT

A great day with Thermo Fisher Scientific Basingstoke celebrating their achievements in improving quality and efficiency through the IMPACT Masterclass™ Lean RCM programme. This review day was delivered by a very enthusiastic team who were happy to share results which are over and above the targets. Congratulations!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is a global life sciences company that believes in the power of science to transform lives.

 

 

October 2017

Thank you for the invitation CeeD!

EMS Cognito has been invited to hold a workshop at CeeD clinic, our MD Richard Kelly will be talking about Culture Change. The event is taking place in Glasgow 9 November 2017.

Richard is an experienced, energetic and engaging speaker prominent on the agenda of many leading Operational Excellence Best-Practice conferences and workshops. He is available to deliver pro bono conferences and workshops.

 

Come and Meet us!

EMS Cognito will be exhibiting at the Manufacturing Management Show – Stand A4,  from 22nd and 23rd November 2017, which will take place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

If you would like to attend the  Manufacturing Management Show we are happy to offer you a VIP ticket, so please request it here: Manufacturing Management Show Free VIP Tickets

 

 

September 2017

Is there a champion within your business?

EMS Cognito is introducing an award for IMPACT Masterclass Champion.
The award will be given to someone who has participated in one of our IMPACT Masterclass programmes during the year and who has contributed, above and beyond the normal already-high expectations of the programme.
We will be announcing the winner in our November newsletter. Subscribe our newsletter to find out the result.

 

 

5  Glasses full of success!

EMS Cognito is proud to celebrate with South West Water their achievements in improving quality and efficiency through the IMPACT Masterclass™ 5S programme.

Our IMPACT Masterclass™ is a 15-day process improvement programme delivering a tangible improvement in productivity by engaging and empowering cross functional teams of people to make improvements directly to their day to day roles it creates belief, ownership and above all, sustainability.

Another IMPACT Masterclass™ programme delivered with great success.

 

 

August 2017

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Green News at London Waste!

EMS Cognito is proud to be working with London Waste implementing our IMPACT Masterclass™ Process Improvement programme.

Our IMPACT Masterclass™ is a 15-day process improvement programme delivering a tangible improvement in productivity by engaging and empowering cross functional teams of people to make improvements directly to their day to day roles it creates belief, ownership and above all, sustainability.

LondonWaste provides sustainable waste management services across London.

 

 

 

 

July 2017

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Our consultant Geraint Williams is working with Caparo Merchant Bar (soon to be Liberty Merchant Bar) on their Green Steel vision helping them improve the Scunthorpe site.

Caparo Merchant Bar is Britain’s largest producer of merchant bar and it’s Lincolnshire facilities has two rolling mills producing steel bars and light sections for the construction, energy, infrastructure, oil & gas, shipbuilding and transport industries.

 

 

EMS Cognito at Thermo FisherHelping Thermo Fisher Scientific transforming lives

We started implementing at Thermo Fisher Scientific our IMPACT Masterclass™ #Lean RCM programme. Our IMPACT Masterclass™ is a 15-day process improvement programme delivering a tangible improvement in productivity by engaging and empowering cross functional teams of people to make improvements directly within their day to day roles it creates belief, ownership and above all, sustainability.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is a global life sciences company that believes in the power of science to transform lives.

 

 

June 2017

EMS Cognito IMPACT Masterclasse™ Lean RCMAnother full glass with our IMPACT Masterclass™ Lean RCM programme

Today, in Plymouth learning and seeing how Lean Manufacturing techniques and best practice reliability from the aircraft industry will generate more efficient water treatment facilities. IMPACT Masterclass™ Lean RCM programme making an IMPACT™.

 

 

 

 

 

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Another IMPACT Masterclass™ Lean RCM programme delivered with success

A great day with our colleagues and customers at South West Water celebrating their achievements in improving quality and efficiency through the IMPACT Masterclass™ Lean RCM programme.

 

 

 

 

Join us for our 3 day Lean RCM Toolkit Workshop!

Our next workshop is taking place on:

12 – 14 June Location: Leeds

For enquiries and booking email <info@emscognito.co.uk>

or call us on 0117 941 5373   More information on this event …

 

 

 

 

 

May 2017

A full bucket of good news!

EMS Cognito is proud to be working with PPG at their Birstall site.

PPG Industries, Inc. is a global supplier of paints, coatings, speciality materials, and fibreglass.

With headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PPG operates in more than 70 countries around the globe.

 

 

 

 

 

Big pack of news!

EMS Cognito is proud to be working with DEVRO.

Devro is one of the world’s leading suppliers of collagen casings for food use.

We are helping them further improve their capability in manufacturing and engineering.

 

 

 

 

 

April 2017

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Join us for our 3 day Lean RCM Toolkit Workshop.

Our next workshop is taking place on:

10 – 12 April – Wakefield, West Yorkshire

For enquiries and booking email <info@emscognito.co.uk>

or call us on 0117 941 5373 

More information on this event …

 

 

 

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INDUSTRIELYON Exhibition 4 – 7 April 2017

EMS Cognito will be present during the INDUSTRIELYON fair, which will take place at EUREXPO in Lyon from 4 to 7 April 2017. Come and meet us on our stand, we will be able to explain benefits of LeanRCM and how it can benefit your business.

Invitation on request by email <info@emscognito.co.uk> or by phone 0117 941 5373

 

March 2017

 

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Big Pack of News!

EMS Cognito is proud to be working with Cepac, the UK’s leading independent corrugated packaging supplier. Through our Lean RCM methodologies, we are helping them further improve their capabilities in manufacturing.

Cepac is the UK’s leading independent corrugated packaging supplier, designed from first principles to provide a modern, smart, state-of-the-art alternative to conventional corrugated

 

 

February 2017

 

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Big Splash of news!

EMS Cognito is proud to continue their relationship with South West Water with the planned introduction of Lean RCM in both Waste Water Services and Drinking Water Services.

The delivery of the programme will develop capability within the South West Water Site Teams to recognise and deliver improvement while making an impact on business targets.

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Lean RCM Training Workshop

Join us for our 3 day Lean RCM Toolkit. Our next workshop is taking place on:

8 – 10 February

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

For enquiries and booking email <info@emscognito.co.uk>

or call us on 0117 941 5373 

More information on this event …

 

 

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Changing Daily Behaviours and Actions – The Foundation of a Successful Lean Programme
Following the successful Culture Change clinic organised by CeeD last December, Richard Kelly has been invited to present at the 2nd event taking place in Inverness on 3 February 2017.

More information on this event and how to book…

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 2016

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We are very proud of Team Lean RCM of Viridor for winning this years’ Maintenance Team Award at Champions Awards organised by Works Management Group.  It’s been a great pleasure to be part of their journey in supporting the team through difficult times and transformation. Well done Team on the hard work and great achievement.

Click here to read the whole article from Works Management Manufacturing Champions

 

 

 

 

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Richard Kelly has been invited to present at CeeD clinic where he will be talking about Culture Change. The event is taking place in Edinburgh on 1 December 2016.

More information on this event …

 

 

November 2016

mms-logoManufacturing Management Show 23 – 24 November 2016

Richard Kelly has been invited to lead the workshop in “World Class Reliability through changing people” at Manufacturing Management Show in Coventry. The workshop will take place on Thursday, 24 November at 10:15 – 10:55

This presentation will challenge existing thinking and approaches towards reliability and asset management.

More information on this event …

 

 

October 2016

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September 2016

Bringing soengie1mething new and innovative to the world of Facilities Management

EMS Cognito is proud to be working with Engie, one of the leading world-wide providers of Facilities Management (FM) services. The Impact™ Lean RCM Masterclass programme taking place at their hi-tech customer site (CA Technologies at Slough) will introduce Lean and Reliability best-practices commonly found in manufacturing, but new and innovative in the FM sector.  By leading the field in the adoption of Lean techniques, Engie will demonstrate their desire to be the FM provider of choice, offering enhanced value, availability and service to their customers.

If you are interested in further details of FM applications please contact:
Geraint.Williams (at) emscognito.co.uk

 

 

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In September, EMS Cognito commences the delivery of a continuous improvement programme at the Safe Metal, site in Feurs, France. This Impact™ Lean RCM Masterclass programme follows close on the heels of the programme taking place at the sister site in Cauhtemoc, Mexico. Richard Kelly, MD commented: “we are proud to be working with the Safe Metal group in two distinct regions of their operation to assist them on their journey to achieving a group standard for best practice manufacturing across their sites”

 

 

 

viridor-landscape-green-jpegEMS Cognito are proud to continue their relationship with Viridor. Following the success in Greater Manchester we start work this month in the South introducing Lean RCM into the busiest MRF facility in the UK. While continuing to keep the pace in the North with the start of a new Lean RCM programme at their plastics recycling plant.

Read more on our success story …

 

 

August 2016

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EMS Cognito announces a working-partnership with Global English in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Global English will act as a local, Spanish speaking agent and will assist EMS Cognito with the delivery of its Impact™ Masterclass programmes initially in this region of the country.

 

 

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Parlez-vous Francais?

With a growing customer base in France, EMS Cognito is pleased to announce a new member in its team to work closely with customers in this region. Estelle Chaume joined us as marketing assistant for the French region having previously worked in management roles for such organisations as Airbus, C&A, McDonald’s. Estelle’s role will be to assist in identifying new French-speaking customers and supporting existing French-speaking customers maximise the benefits of their continuous improvement programmes with EMS Cognito.

 

 

Du fait de l’augmentation significative de clients actuels en France, EMS Cognito a le plaisir de vous présenter un nouveau membre de son équipe qui travaillera de près avec notre clientèle française.

Estelle Chaume, de formation Master II Management, a rejoint notre équipe en temps qu’Assistante Marketing pour la France, et a  précédemment travaillé dans des fonctions managériales pour les sociétés  Airbus, C&A, et Mc Donald’s. Le rôle d’Estelle sera d’aider a identifier de nouveaux clients sur le marché français et d’apporter un soutien aux clients actuels afin de maximiser les avantages de leur programme d’amélioration continue avec EMS Cognito.

 

June 2016

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45% Improvement is the Icing on the Cake

EMS Cognito is pleased to be working with Lightbody of Hamilton part of Finsbury Food group, supporting the development of a culture of continuous improvement. Having seen improvements of 45% in change-over times delivered through the first Impact™ Process Improvement Masterclass, Lucy Wills, Site Director, commented “This is a total step change for the business – I have not seen anything like this here before.”

Read more on our success story …

 

 

montupetMontupet has long been recognised as an industry leader in the manufacture of complex cast aluminium components for the automotive industry worldwide. EMS Cognito is continuing to streamline their processes through Impact™Masterclass by introducing new and innovative processes, simplifying routine operational practices and consequently reducing on-site operational costs.

Read more on our success story …


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