Posts Tagged Production Management

Flags are the family business for Sandy Dennis Van Lieu, Manufacturing Management ’94

The moon landing. The Battle of Iwo Jima. Abraham Lincoln’s funeral. These indelible historic moments are united by the stirring presence of the star-spangled banner, a patriotic symbol of America. Remarkably, one company made flags for all these events and countless more: Annin Flagmakers. With 500 employees across three factories in Virginia and Ohio, Annin…

Production Management: Apparel ’88

Renée Bavineau is president of Raise the Bar, which acts as an “outsourced COO,” helping emerging brands with sourcing, negotiating, fitting, and costing—anything they need to launch their lines. Her company also goes in-house at major fashion brands—for example, Macy’s, Ann Taylor, Calvin Klein, Gap Inc., and PVH—to help discover efficiencies, meet deadlines, and coordinate…