About the Author

Chris Ortiz is the founder and president of Kaizen Assembly, a Lean manufacturing training and implementation firm in Bellingham, Washington. Chris has been featured on CNN Headline News on the show “Inside Business with Fred Thompson.” He is the author of seven books on Lean manufacturing (see list that follows).

Chris Ortiz is a frequent presenter and keynote speaker at conferences around North America. He has also been interviewed on KGMI radio and the American Innovator and has written numerous articles on Lean manufacturing and business improvement for various regional and national publications.

Kaizen Assembly’s clients include industry leaders in aerospace, composites, processing industries, automotive industries, rope ...

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