SOURCE: Interlace Systems and Lean Horizons Consulting

January 18, 2007 08:00 ET

Interlace and Lean Horizons Announce Webinar on Integrating S&OP and Lean

Mark DeLuzio, Architect of the Danaher Business System, to Keynote Event

SAN MATEO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 18, 2007 -- Interlace Systems, a leading provider of Integrated Business Planning™ software, and Lean Horizons, a recognized leader in developing and implementing best practice Lean business transformation solutions, today announced they will host an educational webinar discussing how integrating S&OP can accelerate a company's Lean journey. Mark DeLuzio, architect of the renowned Danaher Lean Business System and CEO of Lean Horizons Consulting, is the keynote speaker for this event.

Joining Mark will be Bob Hawkey, managing partner for Lean Horizons' supply chain practice. Bob will review a case study of how one company benefited from integrating S&OP and Lean.

"Sales and Operations Planning and Lean disciplines have been providing significant benefits to companies for years," said Mark DeLuzio, CEO of Lean Horizons. "It's surprising how few companies understand how S&OP and Lean work together to deliver improved performance."

Key topics to be covered in this webinar will be:

--  Why S&OP is an integral component of any Lean transformation
--  How to assess current S&OP and Lean Manufacturing processes
--  What performance gains can realized by integrating S&OP and Lean
The webinar will be held on February 1 at 11am Pacific Standard Time / 2pm Eastern Standard Time.

Anyone interested in attending can register at

About Interlace Systems

Interlace Systems provides Integrated Business Planning software that bridges the gap between traditional business planning tools and execution systems. The solution is used to support a variety of critical operational planning processes such as demand planning and management, and sales and operations planning. The company's products and services are marketed to large and mid-size enterprises in consumer goods, industrial manufacturing, and high-technology industries. Interlace Systems is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. For more information, contact (650) 574-1422 or visit

About Lean Horizons

With deep Lean content skills originating from the Toyota Production System, Lean Horizons Consulting provides enterprise-wide Lean transformation capabilities designed to eliminate waste, maximize supply chain performance and enable profitable growth. Utilizing their proprietary suite of Lean transformation tools, LHC's experienced consulting group offers comprehensive Lean solutions ranging from business strategy deployment, supply chain design and execution, lean manufacturing and administrative process applications and organization development. LHC markets their service offerings to large and mid-size clients across consumer packaged goods, industrial, pharmaceutical and high-tech and industries. For more information, contact (860) 434-0206 or visit

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    Bill Odell
    Interlace Systems
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