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Andrew Lingel

Andrew Lingel

President, United Plastic Fabricating
alingel@unitedplastic.com

Andrew Lingel is President of United Plastic Fabricating Inc. (UPF). The industry leader in the manufacturing of custom water tank (Poly-Tank®) for Fire Apparatus. Andrew has spent 13 years with the organization and over the last 4 years as President he has led UPF’s lean transformation across the whole enterprise, transforming 30-year-old craft manufacture with impressive results 

Articles by Andrew Lingel
Transcript for the WLEI Podcast: What's the Problem, Andrew Lingel, President of United Plastic Fabricating, discusses leading lean transformation of a family business through knowledge, grit, and outrage.
Transcript for WLEI Podcast: What's the Problem, Andrew Lingel, President of United Plastic Fabricating, discusses leading lean transformation of a family business through knowledge, grit, and outrage.    More »
Workshops Taught by Andrew Lingel
Lean Synergy: Revisiting the Key Concepts of Lean to See How They Work Together (at the 2020 Lean Summit) Enthusiastic leaders want to get better at engaging team members to impact quality, cost, and delivery of value. Search for books on Amazon and in “Business and Money,” you’ll find over 8,000 titles on lean. Yet despite their earnest efforts to implement lean concepts and tools, many organizations still struggle to see the full benefits of lean thinking and practice.    This interactive workshop is designed to help lean leaders and practitioners understand how core lean concepts, tools, and leadership practices work together as one system and approach to change. Participants will revisit the Key Concepts of Lean, begin  review their points of synergy, and identify the unique next steps that their own organization may take to impact Quality, Cost, and Lead Time, More »