Kevin Lanford Selected as OpExChange Vice President

Kevin Lanford

Kevin Lanford

GREENVILLE, SC – The OpExChange of South Carolina is delighted to announce that Kevin Lanford was selected as Vice-President of the OpExChange advisory board. Kevin took the role previously held by Mike Demos who now has the role of OpExChange Coordinator for South Carolina.

Kevin is the Production Operations Manager and Lean Champion at Dantherm Cooling in Spartanburg. He is a Lean Master Black Belt and has a rich history of implementing visual systems in manufacturing operations. “Kevin is one of the best lean manufacturing practitioners in upstate South Carolina,” said Mike Demos. “He understands that the secret to sustaining a lean operation is by educating and empowering the workforce. We are thrilled to have him serve on the board.”


OpExChange is a unique peer-to-peer network of companies dedicated to achieving greater levels of operational excellence. Through shared learning and collaboration, member companies exchange ideas, expertise and advice in areas such as lean manufacturing, Industry 4.0, and leadership to accelerate their pace of change, increase their competitiveness, and maintain the gains. Participation in OpExChange provides game-changing opportunities for improvement, growth, and renewal.

If you are interested in joining, contact Mike Demos ( or visit the OpExChange website to see other planned events:

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