Paragon Medical Awarded Lean Six Sigma Training Grant

MANSFIELD, MA (September 15, 2023) – Paragon Medical, a global leader in medical device manufacturing, is proud to announce its acceptance of a $145,600 workforce training grant for its Mansfield, MA campus. This grant represents an exciting collaboration with the Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership (GBMP) to enhance the skills of its workforce through dedicated Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma training.

The in-house technical training program includes both hands-on and classroom learning for approximately 85 employees resulting in over 400 hours of training and mentoring over the next two years. With a primary focus on lean manufacturing principles, the program aims to champion process standardization and meticulous process control among team members who support Paragon Medical’s manufacturing operations.

Randy Gibbs, General Manager of Paragon Medical’s Mansfield campus, expressed his enthusiasm for this initiative, stating, “The technical training program represents a pivotal opportunity for us to nurture and develop our employees, while further advancing our abilities to manufacture new products and improve current processes with a focus on lean manufacturing. This training program affirms Paragon Medical’s commitment to continuous manufacturing improvement for the benefit of our customers. We are thrilled to join forces with the esteemed Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership as we strive towards lean excellence through the training and development of our team members.”

This project is funded by a Workforce Training Fund grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The grant program is administered by Commonwealth Corporation.


About Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership (GBMP)

Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership (GBMP) is a distinguished organization renowned for its expertise in lean manufacturing and process improvement. Committed to fostering operational excellence, GBMP empowers organizations to achieve transformative success through the implementation of lean principles.

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Brittany Herendeen
Paragon Medical
September 15, 2023