Lean Manufacturing

If you are just starting, let us help you chart your Lean journey.
If you are already on your way, let us help you master it.


With our proven programs, we can support your need to improve profitability, efficiency, and quality.

We understand your world because we’ve lived it. We know what it’s like to live within budgets, wade through the shiny new programs of the month for the answer to production efficiencies and improving employee morale. Our experienced consultants are highly respected for our abilities to translate critical business needs into impactful programs, like successful Lean implementations.

We understand the daily challenges and pressures faced by North Country businesses, and can provide valuable insights into the knowledge and skills needed to meet those challenges. That’s why we are able to create learning experiences that aren’t theoretical: they are results-driven and tailored to your unique needs.

CITEC has developed hundreds of Lean practitioners with skills that improve organizations, every day.

There is a tremendous volume of information readily available on Lean, so why partner with CITEC? Our team of Lean experts have custom-curated content that focuses only on the most relevant information for your participants, presented in a way that encourages deeper understanding and application. So, they get the information and implementation guidance that will start making a difference in your business, today.

CITEC’s proven approach aligns the overall learning and development strategy of your greatest asset - your people - with your business strategy. Achieving results that will specifically benefit your operation and its employees.

Some of the programs we have available include:

Introduction to Lean

Lean Foundations

Lean & Lean Six Sigma Certification Programs:

Lean White Belt
Lean Green Belt
Lean Black Belt

Lean Six Sigma

Lean Leadership Certification Program


"CITEC has provided QubicaAMF with valuable continuous improvement guidance and training for our employees that we would not have been able to provide without their assistance. Lean manufacturing training and on site Kaizen projects provided by CITEC has significantly improved our operations.


"They work hand in hand with their clients and their best interest is focused on improving the operations and growth of manufacturers in the North Country region of New York State."


Wayne White

Senior VP - Lowville Operations | QubicaAMF Bowling




CITEC is a not-for-profit business consulting organization driven by a mission to help the small- and medium-sized enterprises in northern New York to thrive. The depth of our consulting team's expertise and an unbeatable nationwide network of resources will deliver the impacts your business needs to grow strategically, improve profitability, and create the competitive advantages you need.

We have proven results. Our clients are surveyed by an independent third party upon project completion and have reported amazing impacts to their businesses because of our assistance. On average, working with CITEC provides a return of $71 for every $1 of project cost.


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