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Leanovations Internationally Recognized


Headquartered in Cheshire, Connecticut, USA and with an Office Annex in LaMorra, Italy; Leanovations is an internationally recognized consulting firm specializing in Lean Operational Excellence and Innovation.  We focus on assisting our clients to realize their potential for profitable growth through the voice of their customer (VOC), the voice of the business (VOB), the voice of their employees (VOE) and the voice of the process (VOP).

Our outstanding team has the experience and credentials to support any size company, in any industry, throughout the world.  The Leanovations staff has extensive international experience in Europe, Asia and Mexico along with all regions of the United States.  Fred Shamburg, Founder and President was introduced to Lean and trained under one of the originators of the "Toyota Prodcution System" and earned a national recognition as a "Shingo Prize Examiner", selected by the National Shingo Prize Board of Governors.

  • Leanovations, LLC is a Veteran Owned Company
  • Leanovations, LLC is a Certified Small Business Entity with the State of Connecticut 
  • Leanovations, LLC Owner/President is a National Shingo Prize Examiner 
  • Leanovations is a registered Lean Service Provider with the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technologies (CCAT)
  • Leanovations is a Certified Lean Service Provider for Connecticut Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiatives (CMSCI)
  • Leanovatons is a United Technologies "Lean Certified Consultant Company" for the UTC Gold Supplier Program
  • Leanovations is a certified PRIME Lean Consulting Organization for Energize Connecticut’s Lean manufacturing program, administered by Eversource and United Illuminating Company (UI)
  • Leanovations is a certified NETAAC (The New England Trade Adjustment Assistance Center) a Government funded non-profit corporation
  • Leanovations has been successful assisting clients to obtain training funds through CTWorks regional offices to provide Lean Leadership Training and Services
  • Leanovations enjoys Lean State Government Contracts for Process Improvement with the State of Connecticut, Rhode Island and Vermont
  • Leanovations enjoyed a Federal EPA contract for Lean Consulting Services
  • Leanovations holds a District of Columbia - (Washington DC) contract for Lean Process Improvements

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Leanovations Founder/President

Fred Shamburg
President and Founder
A Shingo Prize Examiner selected by
The National Shingo Prize Board of Governors in 2007

Fred's Background and experiences include:

- Extensive international experience in Europe, Asia and Mexico
- Over 25 years experience in the field of Lean and Operational Excellence
- Leadership and executive level positions in Fortune 500 companies
- Experience in diverse industries that include; aerospace, paper processing, automotive, medical, refrigeration, metal cutting, electromechanical, state government and military
- M.S. in Operational Management from RPI, B.S. in Industrial Technology from SIU

Partial List of the Leanovations Team Expertise

  • Lean Operational Excellence for manufacturing, government, healthcare, insurance and other service organizations
  • Strategic Planning/Business Coaching
  • Lean to Green/Business Sustainability Challenge (supporting ISO 14001)
  • Lean Leadership Certification (through training, mentoring and coaching)
  • Implementing Strategic Supply Chain Initiatives
  • Procurement/Spend Analysis Processes and Negotiation Skills Training
  • ISO/Quality Management Systems (obtaining ISO 9000 certification)
  • Innovations and New Products Designs Introduction (stage gate process)
  • Product and Service Complexity Rationalization
  • Sales, Operations, Marketing Excellence Training
  • Establishing a Companywide University Program to re-invest in the employees
  • Organizational Dynamics,  DISC Analysis and Team Building Training
  • Supervisor/Leadership Training and Conducting Performance Reviews
  • Microsoft Product Training (such as Excel, PowerPoint, Access and etc.)
  • eVSM Training (Electronic Value Stream Mapping)
  • Video Promotion and Graphic Arts support
  • ERP/MRP Implementation support for small business needs
  • CAD/CAM Applications and programming
  • And basically providing a 24/7 service for a “Partnership  for Success”

Fred Shamburg, President

83 Boxwood Row, Cheshire, CT 06410   
Phone: (860) 479-0293 



Certified Veteran Owned Business

Certified Small Business Entity (SBE) 

Federal Contracting CAGE # Code: 6ZNK8/DUNS #: 017868214

NAICS #: 541611 (Administrative and General Management Consulting Services)  



Leanovations, LLC / 83 Boxwood Row / Cheshire, CT / USA / 06410 
Phone: (860) 479-0293

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