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Chris A. Ortiz

Chris Ortiz is a senior lean consultant and the owner of Kaizen Assembly. He teaches Fortune 500 companies to become more efficient businesses. Chris has designed and constructed well over 100 assembly lines and other manufacturing processes resulting in millions of dollars in cost savings and waste reduction. He has led nearly 150 kaizen events and has created dozens of company kaizen programs that have allowed manufacturers to implement and sustain lean manufacturing philosophies. Chris is the author of the book Kaizen Assembly: Designing, Constructing, and Managing a Lean Assembly Line (CRC Press, June 2006, 0849371872.)