Success Stories

Perdue Finds Success with Six Sigma

“We’re saving a quarter of a million dollars a year. We’re using fewer hours to process the same amount of product, and we’ve moved workers to other parts of the plant where they’re more needed.”
— Rafael Perez, Deboning Manager, Georgetown Processing Plant


Transforming The Manufacturing Process.

Speakman recognized the importance of getting good advice on how to transform its manufacturing processes, so it turned to the Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership (DEMEP), and discussed its plans with DEMEP Executive Director Steve Quindlen and Manufacturing Specialist John Barone.


Students Help Manufacturers Save Energy

“We average about 15 percent savings in our recommendations, which when compared with the cost of the program to the Department of Energy, results in well over a 100-to-one return on investment,” says Keith Goossen, IAC director.