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Welcome to the State of New Hampshire's Lean website. We hope you find valuable information on Lean resources and discover how New Hampshire is applying Lean in our state. For updates on Lean topics, events, and training sessions, please visit the NH Lean Blog.

Lean Practitioners and Lean Projects in New Hampshire

Lean Graduates

Lean Black Belt Graduates 2018 lean blackbelts June 2017
NH Black Belts: Dan Hrobak, Amy Maltagliati, Kelley Achenbach, Thomas Lencki, Jeffrey Ladieu, Rebecca Eder-Linell, Dan McLeod. Not pictured: Joy Sabolevski.

Photos courtesy of William Sprecher Hurd III

What is Lean?

Lean is a set of tools used by public, private and non-profit sectors to improve processes by removing waste, increasing efficiency and elevating quality.

How does Lean work?

Lean addresses what customers and employees identify as inefficient uses of materials and personnel. Lean asks organizations to examine and rethink what they do, as well as how and why they do it. Processes are then evaluated and corrected, resulting in maximum quality and value delivered to customers.

Rather than being mandated by management, Lean empowers employees, tapping into their intelligence, creativity and experiences to implement more efficient ways of completing tasks and reaching organizational goals.

As a result of Lean, organizations become more efficient while enhancing customer satisfaction as well as employee engagement and morale.

Jim Womack, founder of the Lean Enterprise Institute, addressed the NH Lean Summit on September 24, 2013.
Click here for more information on the 2013 Summit.

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