Greg Lane’s 22 years of worldwide lean implementation began while working with Toyota when he was one of a handful selected to be developed as a Toyota Production System Key Person through specialized training in Japan by Toyota’s masters included among others was Mr. Ohba, then returning to train others at NUMMI.
His lean implementation work in 31 countries with diverse types of organizations has not been his only form of continued learning, personally buying and profitably transforming his own manufacturing company really connected the principals to his own profit and loss.
Greg is a facility member of the Lean Institute’s in the USA and Spain as well as lecturer of post-graduate lean studies at the University of Barcelona & University Polytechnic Catalunia. He holds an B.S. in Mechanical Engineering as well as an MBA and has published two mainstream books & various magazine articles:
- Made to Order Lean – Excelling in a High-Mix, Low-Volume Environment (Productivity Press, New York: 2007)
- Mr. Lean Buys & Transforms a Manufacturing Company – The True Story of Profitably Growing an Organization with Lean Principals
(CRC Press, New York: 2010)