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Lean Roundtable at Brockway-Smith, Inc. Hatfield, Mass.

Plant Layout, 5S, and Lean Principles at Brockway-Smith Company

The MassMEP Lean Roundtable Series continues on September 13, 2023 showcasing Brockway-Smith Company, Hatfield! The Lean Roundtable series is an event that brings together Lean practitioners for a morning of networking and knowledge sharing on how to implement and sustain Lean manufacturing.

We will meet at Brockway-Smith Company, Hatfield, Mass., on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.

About the Lean Process
Brockway-Smith began their Lean journey about 2 years ago with the assistance of a Workforce Training Grant.  Their journey has taught the entire company team about utilizing a systematic approach to change, willingness to try new things and creating cross functional teams to achieve higher productivity.

Plant layout and 5S changes have empowered the employees to work towards changing their environment and creating greater pride in their work.  Equipment placement used to be determined by the equipment vendor, now employees have input into the placement, which resulted in capital equipment savings for the company with an increase in productivity.

“What used to take me all day, I now have finished by lunch time.”  Anonymous employee quote after the Lean implementation.

About Brockway-Smith
Since 1890, the BROSCO name has represented our commitment to quality, value and service. We believe in providing low-maintenance, environmentally friendly, energy efficient millwork products; engineered for our rugged Northeast weather and our regional architectural preferences.

We are proud to extend this tradition with every product we distribute.

At the Brockway-Smith Company, we believe that our people have always given us that special edge. Our people represent what Brosco teamwork is all about: warm, friendly, caring, enthusiastic, dedicated, creative, innovative and knowledgeable.

Presentations on the implementation of Lean Practices and Plant Tour of the redefined company.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.  Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 11:30  Presentations and Plant Tours

Brockway-Smith Company
125 Chestnut Street
Hatfield, MA 

Fee of $50 and register on-line

Notes: For additional information, please contact Kathie Mahoney at 508-831-7020 or .


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