Erika Heredia R

Tubelite Inc, based in Walker, Mich., has named Erika Heredia R. as continuous improvement director. Heredia’s focus will be to lead the implementation of lean manufacturing initiatives for Tubelite’s six locations and will report to Dean Seger, vice president of integrated supply chain.
Heredia draws from a decade of leadership in Apogee Enterprises Inc.’s family of businesses including at Viracon, at Tru Vue and Tubelite. She most recently served as Viracon’s continuous improvement manager and previously as the coatings production manager. She has Six Sigma training and has completed Apogee’s 17-month Lean Six Sigma Black Belt management trainee program.
In addition to her professional experience, Heredia earned a master’s degree in production and management, and industrial process improvement from OBS Business School through Spain’s Barcelona University. She also has Master of Science/Technology in manufacturing and management with a concentration in occupational safety from Georgia Southern University. In addition, she holds a bachelor’s degree in commercial engineering from the Ecuador’s University Army Polytechnic School and is fluent in Spanish.