CIN Executive Forum Organizational Transformation through Continuous Improvement

Co-sponsored by Sierra College CACT

The Continuous Improvement Network (CIN) will host an Executive Forum on Organizational Transformation through the use of Continuous Improvement on Thursday, November 14 at the Orchard Creek Lodge from 6-9 PM. Registration for the event is $55.00 per person.

The evening begins with an overview of the Continuous Improvement road map and the tools that have been effectively used by local businesses to change their organizations and cultures, ultimately boosting productivity.

Participants will hear from several executives of Continuous Improvement Network Member Organizations who have transformed their organizations using Continuous Improvement. Attendees will learn how these organizations engaged teams of employees in assessing their current processes and encouraged staff members to make incremental changes that reduced wasteful steps. Participants will benefit from the experience of leaders who have successfully shifted their internal culture to value continuous improvement.

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Businesses open doors to students for Manufacturing Day, Oct. 5

To attract students to highly paid, in-demand manufacturing careers, Sierra College is collaborating with businesses, high schools, Placer County and local cities to celebrate Manufacturing Day on October 5 and throughout the month. Businesses across the nation are hosting Manufacturing Day ( events to promote manufacturing careers and manufacturing’s value to the U.S. economy.

Progressive Technology Inc. (, a Rocklin–based ceramics manufacturer that makes transparent Sapphire Orthodontic Braces and components for the Aerospace, Dental, Medical, Automotive, Laser, Electronics and Analytical equipment industries, will welcome Rocklin High School Engineering Support Technology students on a tour later in October.

According to Carol Rogers, Vice President, Progressive Technology Inc. is participating because students are unaware of the interesting work in product development and manufacturing. “Manufacturing today is a highly skilled, technical career where employees work on a variety of intriguing assignments throughout the day,” said Rogers. “We hope by offering tours, all students, especially girls, become aware that working in this industry can be very satisfying and well paid.” ( fulll article)


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