If You’re Not Improving, You’re Falling Behind
Recently, Kurt Sundberg, President of Simplex, recounted that a mentor would tell him that “if you’re not improving, you’re falling behind.” He’s lived by those words and has stayed focused on continuous improvement.
Kurt described also being influenced by The Toyota Way. In fact, the Simplex management team read Liker’s book and were tasked to reflect on how it may apply to their operation. Kurt related that, “Internally, we wanted to look deeper at things we never really looked at before. We had an interest in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement and what that looked like for us. That led us to the Toyota Way.”

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