BUTLER, Wis. (September 27, 2018) — MRPC, a single-source provider of medical device components and assemblies, has hired Mark Knepprath as Continuous Improvement Manager. This hire aligns with MRPC’s focus on continuous improvement within the organization and the need to develop ongoing opportunities to strengthen our value proposition for our clients.
Mark joined MRPC in March, 2018, and within the first 90 days rolled out a new continuous improvement program, along with an initial set of plant educational training sessions. “Mark’s 10 years of experience in continuous improvement and 25 years of experience in manufacturing, along with his passion for continuous improvement will enable MRPC to continue to grow and provide a collaborative approach to our medical device manufacturing clients”, said Dave Knudtson, Vice President of Operations.
“MRPC has a strong, knowledgeable production team. My goal is to tap into that knowledge to bring about positive change for our employees and our clients,” said Mark. “Continuous improvement is all about small steps leading to big improvements, and I am excited to be part of a company that not only understands, but also embraces that thinking.”
Knepprath is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with 10 years of experience in continuous improvement. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and has helped many Wisconsin-based manufacturing organizations achieve success through continuous improvement.
MRPC, a single-source provider of innovative medical device components and assemblies, specializes in cleanroom molding with a focus on silicone molding, two-material molding and micro-molding. MRPC is committed to providing its customers with the highest level of expertise. Since 1921, MRPC has helped customers compete in an ever-changing marketplace. MRPC is ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified. For more information, please contact MRPC at 262-781-7122.
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