Morehead, Kentucky (United States), 07 Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rajant Corporation, the pioneer of Kinetic Mesh® wireless networking, has received Lean Six Sigma certification for nine of its Morehead-based employees after a ten-month process. This is the second consecutive year after the same achievement by Rajant announced in January 2021. The process phases, which support Rajant’s culture of continuous improvement in engineering and manufacturing, began in March 2021 and have been completed. completed last month. The goal of receiving Lean Six Sigma certification is to eliminate waste and optimize efficiency in all facets of business at Rajant in Morehead, Kentucky, while maximizing customer value of its products with the lowest possible investment.

Rajant has partnered with the Advantage Kentucky Alliance (AKA) to help them through all phases of Lean Six Sigma certification. AKA’s Scott Broughton (Center Director), Bill Rouse (Client Services Manager) and Bertram Wells (Senior Continuous Improvement Specialist) served to introduce Rajant staff members to a myriad of Lean analytical tools Six Sigma and, under the instruction of Mr. Wells, were trained in the proper selection and use of tools to identify and correct operational deficiencies. The nine team members were assigned individual projects that ultimately had to prove the savings, projected savings or cost savings of each project. The projects were successfully completed and final management approval was granted by Brad Feick, senior hardware manager for Rajant, based in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Boughton said, “The Rajant team is highly commended for their success in selecting and executing applicable projects with high impact on their organization. The team continues to amaze AKA with their work ethic and desire to improve critical processes that allow them to serve their customers quickly and efficiently. »

Morehead, Kentucky Six Sigma Black Belt recipients are Austin Clark, Dave Keeton, Jonathan Lacy, Ryan Lacy, Travis Miller, and Zach Wagner. The green belt recipients are Maria Lemaster, Kaitlyn Muncy and Josh Shellabarger.

“This is most certainly an exciting achievement for our KY staff members,” said Dave Keeton, local Six Sigma champion at Rajant. “The experience of this process and the technical skills acquired by our team are definitely a game-changer. Acquiring this knowledge changes the way we approach things from an operational perspective. Lean Six Sigma is so versatile that you can apply the methodology to anything and get the results you want. The most rewarding part for me personally is that it hones your skills to identify where you are, where you want to be, and what you need to do to get there. I am very proud of our team members for this achievement and look forward to reaping the benefits as we move forward.

Rajant’s Purchasing Officer, Maria Lemaster, added: “The Six Sigma Green Belt course gave me a unique set of resources and critical thinking skills to use in the workplace. This allows me to spot potential failures in my role at Rajant before they can become a financier. obstacle for the company. These methods and practices have become almost second nature in my career and personal life. This certification is something that I am very proud to receive, especially as a woman in a STEM environment. Six Sigma has strengthened my leadership skills and created a sense of community between my colleagues and me. I am grateful for the skills I learned by becoming a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt because they will help me throughout my career.

Kaitlyn Muncy, Rajant’s Quality Assurance Manager, concluded by saying, “I believe becoming a certified Six Sigma Green Belt will not only help me in my career, but also in my daily life. The problem-solving tools and methods I learned will benefit me greatly in the future. With my role as Quality Manager, I will better understand how to interpret customer needs and ensure they are met. Six Sigma can also help me enormously in my work within our quality management system. I gained more knowledge on how to take any current process, analyze it, and eliminate junk to make the process better and more efficient. I am grateful for the skills I learned during my Green Belt certification, and I am confident that they will continually help me throughout my life.


About Rajant Corporation

Rajant Corporation is the broadband communications technology company that invented Kinetic Mesh® networking, BreadCrumb® wireless nodes and InstaMesh® networking software. With Rajant, customers can rapidly deploy a highly adaptable and scalable network that harnesses the power of real-time data to deliver critical business information on demand. A low latency, high throughput and secure solution for a variety of data, voice, video and standalone applications, Rajant’s Kinetic Mesh networks provide industrial customers with total mobility, allowing them to take their applications and data from private network anywhere. With successful deployments in over 70 countries for customers in the military, mining, port, rail, oil and gas, petrochemical, municipal and agricultural sectors. Rajant is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, with additional facilities and offices in Arizona and Kentucky. For more information, visit Rajant.com or follow Rajant on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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