GLRPPR Sector Resource: Ophir Optics, Updated 2015 -Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
Ophir Optics, Updated 2015 -Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
Ophir Optics designs and produces a full range of high performance Infra-red (IR) optical lenses and elements. The company has successfully utilized Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools and methodologies for a variety of projects, including toxics use reduction, at their manufacturing facility located in North Andover, Massachusetts. As a result of this work, Ophir has reduced its use of toxic chemicals and generation of hazardous waste, and increased the energy efficiency of its manufacturing operations.
Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) UMASS Lowell
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