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Erika Heredia named as Alumicor’s new continuous improvement director

by CM Staff   

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Heredia draws from experience in Apogee Enterprises Inc.'s family of businesses including at Viracon, at Tru Vue and now at Alumicor and Tubelite.

TORONTO — On Jul. 5, Alumicor Limited welcomed Erika L. Heredia R. as the company’s continuous improvement director. Reporting to Dean Seger, vice president of integrated supply chain, Heredia focuses on lead the implementation of lean manufacturing initiatives across all six North American locations for both Alumicor and Tubelite Inc.

Heredia draws from experience in Apogee Enterprises Inc.’s family of businesses including at Viracon, at Tru Vue and now at Alumicor and Tubelite. She most recently served as Viracon’s continuous improvement manager and previously as the coatings production manager. Heredia has extensive Six Sigma training and completed Apogee’s 17-month Lean Six Sigma Black Belt management trainee program.

In addition to her professional experience, Heredia earned a master’s degree in production and management, and industrial process improvement from OBS Business School through Spain’s Barcelona University. Fluent in Spanish, she also has Master of Science/Technology in manufacturing and management with a concentration in occupational safety from Georgia Southern University. In addition, she holds a bachelor’s degree in commercial engineering from the Ecuador’s University Army Polytechnic School.

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