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Improving focus: Initial results from our survey

Improving focus: Initial results from our survey

Improvement in focus: Initial results from our research Every year, organizations invest hundreds of millions, if not billions, in optimizing their operations. These efforts vary widely; from launching small-scale lean or agile projects to developing sophisticated...

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Deepfake deception: The double side of deepfakes

Deepfake deception: The double side of deepfakes

Deepfake Detection: The double side of deepfakes A recent shocking incident has impressively revealed the dark side of artificial intelligence and deepfake technology. In this disturbing event involving a financial employee in Hong Kong, he thought he was speaking to...

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The benefits of Blended Learning

The benefits of Blended Learning

The benefits of Blended Learning At Symbol, we are constantly looking for innovative ways to make learning more accessible and effective for professionals worldwide. We are proud to introduce our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training now in a Blended Learning format...

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The application of AI in Lean Six Sigma projects

The application of AI in Lean Six Sigma projects

The application of AI in Lean Six Sigma projects Applying Lean Six Sigma has been used for decades to improve processes, with the goal of shorter lead times, better quality and lower operating costs. Companies and organizations around the world apply this method in...

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The Lean Experience Center has been revamped

The Lean Experience Center has been revamped

The Lean Experience Center has undergone a renewal We are excited to announce that our Lean Experience Center (LEC) has undergone an exciting transformation! After months of hard work and dedication, our center is now an even more powerful learning environment. Why...

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15 percent discount

15 percent discount

Symbol marks its 15th anniversary: Get now 15% discount on all courses In honor of our 15-year anniversary, we are offering you an exclusive opportunity to receive a 15% discount on any course registration Use the code 15years in the comments box and invest in your...

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Navigating workforce shortages: How Lean can strengthen work force

Navigating workforce shortages: How Lean can strengthen work force

Labor shortages on the radar? Don’t panic! Learn how you can use a touch of Lean magic to optimize your current workforce and keep your operations running at full capacity. Dive into this article for smart steps and proven methods to address the challenges of labor market shortage without compromising on quality. Discover how to make your team and company shine, even in challenging times. Ready to take up the gauntlet? Read on!

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Study Trip Japan 2023

Study Trip Japan 2023

Japan is a country known for its rich history, beautiful landscapes and fascinating culture. It is also a country that embraces innovation and is at the forefront of technological developments.
The Symbol Japan trip was an interesting travel experience that allowed participants to explore the splendor and culture of Japan. This unique trip brought people together to explore some of the country’s most iconic sights, attend traditional ceremonies and better understand Japan’s corporate culture.
The world is changing at a rapid pace, how is Japan dealing with the new industry?

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KSC Conference 2023

KSC Conference 2023

KSC Conference: an event dedicated to innovation, collaboration and the future of manufacturing. Discover the latest developments and challenges within manufacturing, with the participation of ASML, Thermo Fischer, Mitutoyo, Jingdiao and Symbol as expert partners. Learn about collaboration, defectivity in machines, application of AI and discover how Symbol can help implement AI in your manufacturing process. Visit us to learn more about Industry 4.0.

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Consultancy Day: Visual Management

Consultancy Day: Visual Management

&nbspAt Symbol, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our consulting skills and share valuable knowledge. We recently had an exciting consultancy day at Visual Workplace BV in Wijchen, where we focused on Visual Management, also known as ‘Visual Workplace’. It was another inspiring and insightful experience,
Read on and discover how visual tools and methodologies increase our effectiveness and contribute to improvements.

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More than 100 solar panels

More than 100 solar panels

We also recently had solar panels installed on the roof of our Amersfoort facility. Together with our facility in Enschede, we have a total of more than 100 solar panels! Read on to find out what our vision of sustainability is.

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The future of process optimization

The future of process optimization

The future of process optimization:AI & Lean Six SigmaArtificial intelligence, or Artifical Intelligence (AI), has dramatically changed the way companies work and innovate. At the same time, Lean Six Sigma remains a popular methodology for process optimization and...

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5 ways to improve your daily work routine

5 ways to improve your daily work routine

5 ways to improve your daily work routine continuously improve If several small improvements are visible each week, it creates a constant sense of success. This sense of success motivates the team, making it easy to create a culture of improvement. Continuous...

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One picture says more than a thousand words

One picture says more than a thousand words

3 reasons to make work instructions (along with Symbol) visual...With transformer stations, energy storage systems, electric car charging stations and a diversity of other products and services, Alfen is the focal point and connecting factor in the power grid. For...

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Are you a Lean Manager?

Are you a Lean Manager?

Our experienced trainer and consultant, Master Black Belt, Thom Luijben, talks about the Lean Manager in this blog. Let me not start with doodlers like "the road is more important than the goal" but really try to give some direction on that. In fact, on April 6, I am...

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