Successful Re-Accreditation of Training, Assessment & Certification Services to the Lean Competency System (licensed by Cardiff University) S A Partners and Cardiff University – through the Lean Enterprise Research Centre and the Lean Competency System have a long-standing heritage. (Link to relevant page on sapartners web site?) After 12 years, we are now celebrating the successful […]
GWAAC are only called to the most serious medical emergencies, and bring with them skills and equipment normally only found in a hospital operating theatre. All of the funds raised from GWAAC’s Big Give Christmas Challenge will go towards essential training for our Critical Care Team. One of the courses to be funded is a […]
Jeff Williams, Business Develpment Director, is pleased to announce that Greenyard Fresh UK has been awarded Lean Gold Validation which recognises the organisational transformation and continuous improvement in the Greenyard Fresh UK business through our Food & Drink sector work. Jeff Williams said of the award: “It has been an absolute pleasure to work with […]
Friends of Chernobyl’s Children are very grateful to S A Partners for their recent generous donation of £5000. This will go a very long way to helping the children in Belarus supported by the charity. It is especially welcome at this difficult time when the charity is not able to hold its usual fundraising activities. […]
Phil SPooner, partner at S A Partners and who heads up our Process sector, will be speaking at the NEPIC Best Practice In Industrial Asset Management Conference this coming 18th November. The topic Phil will be speaking about, will be ‘A foundation for Operational Excellence’. In this session, Phil will position TPM as an approach […]
We’ve decided to give away some copies of the award winning publication, ‘Staying Lean, Thriving not just surviving’ written by Prof. Peter Hines and Gary Griffiths et al, both of S A Partners.
S A Partners via Phil Spooner are delighted to support the development of a designated learning area at Lixwm Primary School, which is a small rural village school with 58 pupils. The school has considerable funding challenges to support the learning environment of the pupils. After discussions with the Head teacher and the Special Intervention […]
impressive line-up of manufacturing leaders, academics and government agencies who will engage in a stimulating blend of key note addresses and debates.
The Maintenance and Engineering Journal will be running an online series of 3 articles using the recently published book, TPM – a foundation of operational excellence, as the reference guide. The first of the series explores the myths and realities about the central performance metric of TPM called Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). It includes the […]
We are pleased to announce that S A Partners have been awarded the Investors in People Core Standard and is thus recognised as an Investors in People organisation.
S A Partners are proud to support the Salvation Army in all the good work they do. At this time of year their work in helping the most vulnerable people in society is even more invaluable. The Salvation Army work in 131 countries, demonstrating Christian principles through practical support; offering unconditional friendship, and very practical […]
Our recently released TPM book has been reviewed by the Maintenance & Engineering Journal who gave it a big thumbs up by saying it ‘is a must-read document for anyone seeking to improve the efficiency of their manufacturing operations‘. The book called ‘TPM a foundation of Operational Excellence‘, was written by John Quirke, Peter Willmott […]
S A Partners are pleased to be attending the The Operational Excellence Academy which is taking place on the 13-14 November in Liverpool, UK. This is a one-day summit bringing together operations, lean & CI professionals from across the UK manufacturing industry to rethink the status quo. Through a mix of thought-leading keynotes and expertly-led […]
We are pleased to announce that Colin Scott, partner and head of our USA region, will be speaking at the up coming Manufacturing Shingo Summit in Detroit Michigan, which takes place on the 24th & 25th September this month. Before joining S A Partners, Colin previously worked as a managing director and CEO in the […]