ETI Group
(available to ALL WBBA Members)

Based in the Pacific Northwest, ETI Group provides a complete range of training, consulting support, and customized training materials for Operational Excellence using the tools and methods of: 

  •    Lean and Six-Sigma Education, Training, and Project Guidance
  •     Business/Quality Management Systems based on ISO 9000, AS9100, QS-9000, ISO 16949, ISO 13485, TL 9000 and NQA-1

Since 1981, we’ve helped 1,000 organizations improve performance, trained 300,000 people in the tools/methods of improvement and delivered more than 40 customized training courses for clients

Lean Six Sigma Client Successes Include:

  • A Semiconductor Manufacturer reduced failure rates by 50% with an annual cost saving of 3,600,000.
  • A Plastic Extrusion company saved $2,200,000 per year by solving a problem of parts failing final inspection due to cosmetic damage and out of tolerance dimensional variation.
  • A Plastic Molding company saved $700,000 per year by solving a problem of parts failing final inspection for cosmetic damage.

Quality Management Systems:

ETI Group provides training and support services for ISO 9001, AS9100C, ISO 13485 and TS 16949. To date, we have assisted more than 650 companies through the complete implementation and registration process… all passed their registration audits at the first attempt.

Upcoming Training Programs in Collaboration with WBBA:

June 11 – 12, 2013: ISO 13485 Internal Auditor
This two-day training course teaches internal auditing to the ISO 13485 standard and places a strong emphasis on promoting employee participation in the improvement process. Describe the actions necessary for maintaining a successful audit program

September 16, 2013 – January 7, 2014: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Participants in this 16-day training program learn how to lead and support projects aimed at improving processes in a manufacturing business environment. State-of-the-art tools for the application of the Lean Six Sigma improvement strategy will be introduced with hands-on exercises and tutorials to ensure rapid learning and knowledge retention.  Participants are assigned an improvement project to work on during and between training sessions and support will be provided by the instructor(s)

Recognized by many as a primary resource for Process Management and Improvement education, training and consulting support, a partial Client List and Client Comments are available for your review.

For more information contact us today:
Jack Benham, President
Tel: 503-484-5979

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