“Lean Manufacturing at AAM St. Cloud”

“Lean Manufacturing at AAM St. Cloud”

Date(s) - 04/09/2018
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Green Mill/Best Western Plus - Shoreview
1000 Gramsie Road
Shoreview, Minnesota 55126

AFS Twin Cities Chapter welcomes Jason Blonigen, AAM St. Cloud, to the monthly meeting on Monday April 9th, 2018 at the Green Mill in Shoreview, Minnesota with the Social beginning at 3:00pm. Jason’s presentation on “Lean Manufacturing at AAM St. Cloud” will begin at 4:15pm. ** This is a schedule (time) change from previous monthly meetings.

About the Speaker… Jason Blonigen, a career 14 year employee at AAM St. Cloud. Jason has held various roles in Industrial Engineering, Quality, and Continuous Improvement. Jason has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from St. John’s University in Minnesota.

About the Topic… Meeting customer standards and expectations requires every associate to perform at peak levels. The methods to achieve that are a solid Quality System combined with a strong Continuous Improvement program. Using tools such as 5S, SMED, Kaizen, VSM and employee idea boards provides AAM St. Cloud the means to establish the culture to solve problems, sustain improvements and get associate involvement. The result is high quality, solid financial results and a competitive edge.

About AAM… AAM produces driveline and powertrain components and assemblies for customers such as GM, Ford and Chrysler. The St. Cloud facility produces ductile iron castings supporting internal AAM requirements and other automotive and industrial customers.


3:00pm      Social Hour – Cash Bar & Hors d’oeuvres

4:15pm      Presentation – “Lean Manufacturing at AAM St. Cloud”

5:00pm      Speaker Gifts & Announcements

Register below by April 6th at 5:00pm

** When registering below, please list each attendee’s name and company name in the “comments” section.


Bookings are closed for this event.

Attendees Registered

  • Joy Clifford
  • Bill Shafer
  • Steven Coozennoy
  • Jim Brusso
  • Clint Potter
  • Josh Jaycox
  • Pat Badzinski
  • Greg Jarski
  • Travis Bodick
  • Keith Bester