Reusable Packaging: Six Sigma Black Belt Joins Remcon

Rotational molder REMCON Plastics is seeing process reduction times in their plant from the Continuous Improvement Team organized under the leadership of new hire Benjamin F. Wittich.

Ben’s primary assignment is to champion REMCON’s Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement Initiatives. He will formalize a system for operational cost savings and build active teams to sustain a strong, lean culture within the Remcon workforce

According to COO Rich Maguire, “Ben adds the focus we need to maximize the savings and value added improvements we know can be had with consistent and dedicated attention. These programs don’t take hold in your culture on their own. They need a champion. We’re confident Ben will be ours and lead us to amazing levels of productivity and throughput.”

Wittich has a B.Sc. degree in Supply Chain and Information Systems from Penn State and has completed advanced Project Management, Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean Sensei training at Villanova University.

Wittich was formerly employed by Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics where he eliminated inefficiencies in the billing system and ran pre-billing quality control checks to ensure accurate billing. He and his team were also responsible for moving Pepsi freight throughout the US and ensuring efficient delivery patterns using sophisticated i2 Freight Management Software.

Founded in 1982, REMCON Plastics, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and one the nation’s leading rotational molders with a reputation for production excellence. Proprietary product lines include reusable material handling containers for the food, meat and poultry, and pharmaceutical processing industries.

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