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How We Achieved Lean Improvements with Learning Transfer

Alex Jaccaci and Charlie Hackett

Corporate Improvement Training Facilitator and Corporate Improvement Team Leader, Hypertherm Inc.


Hypertherm designs and manufactures advanced plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems. Hypertherm's technology and products are used in industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing, agriculture, transportation, and industrial construction. An associate-owned company, Hypertherm has headquarters in New Hampshire and manufactures nearly all of its products in the United States.

Hypertherm has several training teams, including:

  • Organization ...

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