Presenter: Leo Orlandini, The Lion Brewery Inc., Wilkes Barre, PA
Kaizen process improvement and problem abatement strategy
that is in place in one of the most traditional unionized
breweries around is discussed. The Lion Brewery will share
its story of the successful implementation of Kaizen lean
Leo Orlandini is currently the master brewer and director
of operations at The Lion Brewery, where he has 25 years
of brewing management experience. The Lion Brewery is a
108 year old regional brewery located in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
Leo received his B.S. degree in biology from Wilkes College
in 1983 and began his career with The Lion in 1988 as a
quality assurance technician. He was promoted to quality
assurance manager in 1990. He attended the Siebel Institute
of Technology in 1991 and received his diploma in brewing
sciences. In 1999, Leo was named the inaugural Mid-Size
Brewmaster of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival.