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Chapter Meeting Minutes

When: Thursday, December 6th from 5pm to 9pm


Total Attendees: 22 representatives and 14 companies represented

If you did not pay the $20 registration fee at the event please contact the chapter email account at awi.empirestate@gmail.com thank you.


Agenda & Topics Covered:


Opening talk by David Lock, Chapter President

Introduction of David Hallett

Presentation on Lean in the Office by David Hallett

  -Details from the presentation regarded increasing efficiency in the office and on the shop floor, looking at the problem like a customer to find weak points in the system and bettering communication between employees of all levels.


Ending comments


David offered his email and company site for more information on going lean in the office. He used Conley Caseworks as a successful example, provided pictures of how the Conley crew was able to implement the new practices and stats on how they have profited from it.


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Thanks you,

Elizabeth DiFiore

Empire State Secretary

Thruway Hardwood & Plywood Corp.

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