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Guiding Manufacturers Through Change with Cindy Oehmigen

Successful women sharing their experiences and life stories that contribute to the greater good of all, improving products, making things better and safer, and fulfilling lives.

Meet Our Guest, Rosemary Coates

Ms. Coates is the Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute and the President of Blue Silk Consulting, a Global Supply Chain consulting firm. She is a best-selling author of: 42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China and 42 Rules for Superior Field Service and The Reshoring Guidebook.

Ms. Coates lives in Silicon Valley and has worked with over 80 clients worldwide. She is also an Expert Witness for legal cases involving global supply chain matters. She is passionate about Reshoring.

Meet Our Special Guest, Cindy Oehmigen

Cindy Oehmigen, Director of Energy and Corporate Services for MACNY, has worked with companies guiding them through change, creating team environments, reducing costs, and developing staff potential. With over 30 years of diversified manufacturing and engineering experience in union and non-union settings, she has led implementation teams in the Shin Jujitsu approach to lean manufacturing, lean plant layout and lean product development. In addition to conducting several seminars to certify facilitators in problem solving and team facilitation, she designed and implemented goal based employee appraisal systems, a 360 degree feedback process, and job description processes.

Cindy has consulted with over 100 companies on lean manufacturing, tech transfer, problem solving, organizational development, project management, business start-up, marketing, environmental, quality systems and provided connections for clients with Clarkson, Cornell, Syracuse University, RPI, LeMoyne, Oswego State and Onondaga Community College. As a certified trainer in all three ‘Training Within Industry’ modules and a facilitator in team building, problem solving tools, process improvement, lean manufacturing, kaizen events, and project management, she has delivered programs to hundreds of employees.

Reshoring Institute

About the Reshoring Institute

The Reshoring Institute’s mission is to support companies starting, restarting, or expanding manufacturing in the United States. As experts in manufacturing, we use our considerable global experience and skills to achieve this goal in the following four ways:

  1. Global Manufacturing Consulting Services
  2. Manufacturing Industry Thought Leadership
  3. Reshoring Research and Publications
  4. University Internships in Manufacturing, Engineering, and Business
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