Lean manufacturing expertise added to Cohen Architectural Woodworking
January 24, 2022 | 1:36 pm CST

Tim Bornemann has been named COO of Cohen Architectural Woodworking. He brings lean manufacturing expertise to an award-winning company.

SAINT JAMES, Mo.– Cohen Architectural Woodworking Tim Bornemann as its chief operating officer (COO). Bornemann will help Cohen grow its practice of Lean Manufacturing while helping the company streamline its business operations, the company said. 

Tim  Bornemann
Tim  Bornemann

According to Ben Cohen, company CEO, Bornemann has 40 years of experience serving in corporate leadership, business ownership, and consulting. He is also recognized as a leading national expert on Lean Manufacturing and has served in management with Libbey Owens Ford, Johnson Controls, Americ Disc and Vendo Company, and as a consultant with Gemini Consulting, Kaizen Institute, and Pathways Consulting. He continues his work as president of the Lean Training Institute.

“Tim has a proven track record of leveraging Lean processes to obtain bottom-line results. He understands how Lean can improve revenue and effectively impact operations to lower costs and streamline response to customer requirements,” said Ben Cohen, CEO. “Tim will play a major role in helping Cohen Architectural Woodworking achieve next level growth while maintaining solid profitability.”

Cohen Architectural Woodworking is an architectural design/build woodworking firm headquartered in St. James, Missouri. 
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