WATCH ON-DEMAND: Getting LEAN in Greenhouse Horticulture WEBINAR

April 29, 2015
Getting Lean in Greenhouse Horticulture, presented on April 30, is the first of three webinars we'll be hosting this year. This is a practical introduction to Lean techniques such as 5S and rapid improvement events that have brought measurable changes to many agri-businesses, including those in the greenhouse sector.

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Dale Schattenkirk, the president of LTS, has worked with the agri-food business all over Canada, teaching business owners how they can use Lean to improve profit margins, quality, service, and safety levels. Dale’s webinar will be a practical introduction to Lean techniques such as 5S and rapid improvement events that have brought measurable changes to many agri-businesses.
LTS specializes in working with agricultural producers, and has supported over 80 agri-food processors including vegetable greenhouse, floraculture, field crops, silviculture and irrigated crop operations.

LTS Consulting Inc. is a leading management consulting firm based in Regina, with additional locations in Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Hamilton and Charlottetown.

Subsequent webinars will feature a discussion on standouts from this year's California Spring Trials (June 25 at 2 p.m., featuring Melhem Sawaya) and an update on LEDs in the greenhouse (Sept. 17 at 2 p.m., featuring Dr. Youbin Zheng of the University of Guelph). Check out our webinar series microsite at

About Dale Schattenkirk

Dale Schattenkirk is president and CEO of LTS Consulting. Since founding LTS in 2005, he has become an industry leader in transforming organizations to achieve sustainable quality improvement. He is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and a Certified Human Resource Professional. Dale has been formally recognized for his expertise with Industry Week’s Top 10 Award for North America, and also holds four Green Ribbon awards in Total Quality Improvement along with a Lieutenant Governor’s Award.

He has authored over 30 internationally published articles. He takes pride in developing and implementing quality programs for organizations such as BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, Manitoba Health, Food Innovation Centre of BC, and Health PEI.

Working coast to coast, Schattenkirk has found a new appreciation for the beauty of Canada, and its natural and industrial landscape.

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