Lean, Green and Specialist Service Providers Directory Search

Lean Service Providers Directory : profiles provided by each service provider on their expertise and experience with Lean projects. We have also provided a downloadable excel spreadsheet listing Lean service providers. This can be downloaded here.

Green Service Providers Directory: profiles provided by each service provider on their expertise and experience with Environmental projects We have also provided a downloadable excel spreadsheet listing Green service providers. This can be downloaded here.

Specialist Lean Service Providers Directory: profiles provided by each service provider on their specialist expertise that supports lean implementation.

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Ward Solutions Ltd

Ward Solutions is Ireland’s largest Information Security provider. As Ireland’s leading provider of Information security and risk management solutions, we provide a comprehensive range of information security services centred on assessment and assurance, strategy and architecture, through to systems integration and deployment, all wrapped in enterprise managed services from a single source. Ward Solutions was founded in 1998 and have offices in Dublin, Ennis and Belfast.

Our client base is predominantly comprised of blue chip clients, the top 1000 companies in Ireland, central government departments, state agencies and semi-state bodies. At any time we are delivering services and solutions to approximately 300 of these clients. Some we deal with every day, by running their Information Security practice, managing their network and infrastructure or developing applications. For others, we deliver services on a project basis or through periodic auditing services. Our clients trust us to work on the most sensitive areas of their business.

Ward Solutions offer a full range of Privacy and specifically GDPR services to our clients ranging from readiness assessments, data inventory, gap analysis programmes to full data protection implementation work programs. We also offer our clients Data Protection Officer as a service. In addition to our existing pool of over 60 Information Security professionals already working for Ward in August 2017 Ward announced a further €300,000 investment to put in place an additional team of over 15 fully accredited consultants working in a dedicated privacy and GDPR practice. Ward Solutions experienced resources are in the best position to help Enterprise Ireland clients assess and optimise their privacy, data protection and GDPR processes, procedures and practices.

  • SPECIALIST - Cyber Security, SPECIALIST - Data Management
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Wellspring Engineering & Sciences Ltd

We provide tailored Lean Six Sigma solutions with a focus on delivering Operations Excellence within both small and large organisations. We are proven technical problem solvers and use structured problem solving (including DMAIC, DOE’s, statistics) to solve complex problems, reduce process variation and implement effective business metrics. With extensive technical, engineering and multi-industry experience and capabilities we have the skill-set to deliver effective change, to coach/mentor employees to improve their competence in Business Process Improvement practices and Continuous Improvement Programs that realise significant productivity gains.

  • LEAN - Automation, LEAN - Factory Layout, LEAN - Operations & Lean, LEAN - Product/Service Development, LEAN - Quality, LEAN - Strategy
Sectoral Experience
  • Extrusion, Lean Six Sigma, Moulding, Process & Product Development, Process Improvement
  • Canning, Fish Processing, Packaging, Seaweed Processing
  • Bioengineering, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals
  • Electronic Products, Extrusion, Fish Processing, Food Manufacturing, Medical Devices, Moulding, New Product Introduction
  • Quality Systems
Business Profile

Overseas' companies - 50%, EI - 25%, Other - 25%

Westbourne IT Global Services

Westbourne ensures critical technologies are always available. By aligning purpose, performance and highly skilled, multi-lingual engineers in Ireland, US, UK and New Zealand we deliver a deep collaborative global service model that drives tangible and positive change to create real value which is seen in productivity gains and excellent customer satisfaction ratings.

Founded in 1994, Westbourne has delivered flexible IT Solutions to the Life Science, Food & Beverage and related sectors. Our priority is to work with clients operating within the boundary of highly regulated sectors such as the FDA providing a niche top-end, high-quality services on a 24 x 7 x 365 basis from delivery centres in Cork, Ireland, Philadelphia USA and Auckland, New Zealand as well as within client facilities across a number of companies. Our passion is to provide a cost-efficient (near-shore), technically excellent, high quality customer experience combined with delivering constant improvement through innovation underpinned by our adoption of Lean principles.

Our main services are

  1. Enterprise Service Desk - where we provide technical support to +30,000 users globally made up from our large multi-national clients who value premium quality services delivered in a cost-effective manner. These services are delivered in over 10 languages where there is a requirement for an integrated, multi-layered delivery model where the Level 1 function is backed-up by a Level 2 and, in some cases, a Level 3 function which in turn is supported by utilization of best-practice Data Analysis principles and methodologies. An Enterprise Service Desk is at the core of our solution but we also back-up the service desk with on-site, deployment and consultancy services all compliant with ITOPS / ITIL principles.
  2.  Laboratory Technical Support - where we provide an integrated remote and onsite support solution to companies in the Life Science and Food & Beverage sector, both manufacturing and research and development, ranging from system administration of instruments, connectivity of multiple instruments / systems, maintenance of informatic solutions, data analytics and system upgrades. Typically, these services are delivered in multi-level teams with the flexibility to provide the service, either remotely or on-site
  3.  Projects Team - Where we provide Professional Services, Consultancy and Staff Augmentation for Short-Long Term Projects from System Upgrades and Implementation, to Compliance


  • SPECIALIST - Change Management, SPECIALIST - Compliance, SPECIALIST - Cyber Security, SPECIALIST - Data Management, SPECIALIST - IT Solutions, SPECIALIST - Software support
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Business Profile

85% IDA / Overseas' companies

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White Manufacturing Engineering Consultants

With over 20 years’ experience in the manufacturing industry, WMEC is uniquely placed to offer a comprehensive range of services aimed at increasing the profits of your business by improving efficiency, product quality, customer satisfaction and employee development.

These improvements are gained by applying the tried and tested principles of Lean to your business. WMEC offers both training and consultancy services in the application of Lean.

  • LEAN - Automation, LEAN - Benchmarking Exercises, LEAN - Business Process Tools & Technologies, LEAN - Environment/Sustainability, LEAN - Factory Layout, LEAN - Management Information Systems (MIS), LEAN - Marketing, LEAN - Operations & Lean, LEAN - Procurement, LEAN - Quality, LEAN - Supply Chain, LEAN - Visualisation of MIS
Sectoral Experience
  • Manufacture of Steel Products
  • Corrugated Board, Doors, Manufacture of Kitchens, Paints
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Whitelight Consulting

When working with clients, we are all about collaboration. We help you to assess the situation, understand the impact, identify the opportunities and develop an action plan. We then work with you to turn actions into results.

Our expertise is in Project Management with specialist skills in Corporate Communications, Marketing and PR. We are renowned for our event planning and management expertise, which means we are always action-focused.

We understand that this may well be the greatest challenge that you and your business have ever faced. But you are not facing it alone. Our collaborative style, combines your expertise and knowledge with ours to develop a highly effective action plan for your business.

We are very familiar with Ireland’s SME and enterprise sector. We have worked closely with the Local Enterprise Office Network on projects such as Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur, National Enterprise Awards, Student Enterprise Awards and Local Enterprise Week over many years. We have also managed the Fingal Enterprising Women Network, understanding the needs of and providing learning and networking opportunities to female entrepreneurs.

We are a leading provider of Project Management, Events, PR, Marketing and Communications services to government, local government, semi-state organisations, and private sector clients. Our clients include The National Lottery, Dept of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Enterprise Ireland, Dublin BIC, Engineers Ireland, National Disability Authority, Local Enterprise Offices and Fingal County Council.

At WhiteLight Consulting, we pride ourselves in delivering excellence to our clients in their campaigns and events. We will be proud to do the same for you and your business!

  • SPECIALIST - Communications, SPECIALIST - Marketing
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Wood Environmental Management Ltd.

Established by Andrew Wood in 1998, WEML is an environmental and energy management consultancy specialising in helping companies and organisations to develop and implement effective, sustainable environmental and energy strategies.

Over the past 19 years, WEML has assisted a large number of companies and organisations across a wide range of sectors to develop and implement and sustain environmental and energy management strategies, waste minimisation, process optimisation and achieve certification to ISO 14001, IS 393, EN 16001 and ISO 50001.

WEML also helps companies and organisations to implement and benefit from Energy Efficient Design and achieve EXEED certification.

  • GREEN - Circular Economy Thinking, GREEN - Eco-design, GREEN - Energy Management System, GREEN - Environmental Management System, GREEN - Environmental Sustainable Strategy, GREEN - Green Procurement
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Workvisible Ltd

WorkVisible helps companies achieve become magnets for people and customers through management innovation.

Companies that work with us experience increased growth, organisational health and effectiveness. We help you measurably increase performance, while creating a place of work where people thrive, products and services that people love.

We do this through what we call ‘action based consulting’. We flip the usual management consultancy and coaching approaches to get better results.

We have a toolkit of methods that we use to achieve this: Agile, Lean, Kanban, Systems Thinking, Design Thinking and Theory of constraints and more. We have a wide associate network with deep expertise in a range of domains.

We focus on performance over adoption of a method, we focus on practice and action over theory. If you’re interested in getting results rather than just rolling out a method, get in touch.

  • LEAN - Agile Business, LEAN - Benchmarking Exercises, LEAN - Business Process Tools & Technologies, LEAN - HR, LEAN - Lean Software Supports, LEAN - Operations & Lean, LEAN - Product/Service Development, LEAN - Quality, LEAN - Strategy
Sectoral Experience
  • Architectural Design, Furniture Manufacturing, High Variation Manufacturing, Supply Chain
  • Consultancy Services, Financial Services, Professional Services, Public Sector, Utilities
  • Agile, B2B Applications, C2C Applications, Digital Agency, Digital Transformation, e-Commerce, Software as a Service, Software Development
  • Infrastructure, Product Management
Business Profile

EI - 15%, Overseas Companies - 60%

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Xcellence in Motion

With more than 20 years leadership experience up to MD level, in Europe & the US, spanning multiple functions and industries (automotive, biopharma, plastics fabrication, precision instrumentation and engineering, high volume assembly, etc.), Paul is a senior business leader with a strong passion for business excellence and people development.

His lean training from the Milwaukee School of Engineering was supplemented with TPS training in Japan. This training has allowed Paul a comprehensive knowledge of the Toyota Production System. His experience has shown a range of deployment methods being utilised to develop bespoke solutions based on lean principles for business and people needs. His work has delivered excellent outcomes in the supply base, within operations (incl the sales, finance, design, project management processes) and in the service arenas.

Paul's enthusiasm, knowledge and experience allows for an excellent coaching and mentoring style that supports the development needs. A key strength lies in his ability to engage, build relationships and influence people from operator level up to the most senior leaders.

Key Achievements:
– Led a European-wide team to develop the Cargotec Production System (CPS) and then led the implementation of CPS in the TMFL & Tail Lift sites, Top 10 suppliers & service sites in Europe.
– Restored confidence in Dundalk factory performance by rebuilding the factory management team and achieving: 75% reduction in internal quality errors, 28% reduction in Inventory, 79% improvement in On Time Delivery & elimination of 2 week backlog and 30% reduction in Hrs-Machine.
– As part of the TMFL Global Leadership Team in 2014 and the Tail Lift Global Leadership Team in 2013, achieved Best Runner Up for performance improvement in both businesses.

  • LEAN - Business Process Tools & Technologies, LEAN - Operations & Lean, LEAN - Quality, LEAN - Sales, LEAN - Strategy, LEAN - Supply Chain
Sectoral Experience
  • Custom Engineered product
  • Custom Engineered Product, Precision Engineering
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