Manufacturing

Click on the Lean articles belows to find out more about how Lean Thinking and Practice is being applied within the Manufacturing and Engineering industry and for relevant events and workshops.

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  • Daniel Jones' AME Keynote

    On 23rd October 2013 our chairman addressed the AME Conference in Toronto - view his talk, download the slides and more.

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  • Lean Summit 2014 - Lean Transformation: Practical Next Steps

    17th - 19th November 2014

    Lean Transformation: Practical Next Steps - As part of our mission to help organisations with their Lean journeys we are holding the annual UK Lean Summit at Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth. •Earlybird discount of 10% for the first 75 delegates •20% discount when registering 5 or more delegates

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  • Lean Leadership

    At our 2013 Lean Summit we welcomed Art Byrne, architect and leader of numerous Lean Transformations such as that undertaken at Wiremold – told in Chapter 7 of Lean Thinking - as well as author of the book “The Lean Turnaround.”

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  • Creating Continuous Flow

    Mike Rother and Rick Harris

    £42.00

    Explains how to design, introduce and sustain flow in pacemaker cells and lines.


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    Lean Leadership Workshops in Dublin, January 2018

    The Lean Enterprise Academy have teamed up with Dublin City University and EIURA (European Industry University Research Association) to bring a series of public Lean Workshops to Ireland. They will be held in Dublin at the DCU Campus during the week of 15th January 2018.

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    Deep Dive into Lean Thinking

    A Learning Week in Japan on Product Development and Beyond This first part of the tour mainly covers how manufacturing companies deal with lean product and process development. The focus is the automotive sector. Visits will cover carmakers Toyota and Nissan, as well automotive suppliers Mitsubishi

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    Lean for Leaders - The Lean Strategy

    Over the years many of us have come to the conclusion that if we continue to see Lean through traditional management thinking we will only get traditional results. We have all seen and been part of initially promising consultant-led Lean programmes for arms-length leaders which fail to deliver ...

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    Standardised Work At Westons Cider 2627 April 2017

    Practical Standardised Work: Foundation for Improvement

    Whilst it is encouraging to see so many organisations that are actively trying to improve business performance, my concern is that much of this improvement activity is not having the desired impact.

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    Daniel Tjones Accepting Lifetime Achievement Award At Fabrik Des Jahres 2017 (1)

    Congratulations to our Chairman Professor Daniel T Jones

    On the 25th Anniversary of the Fabrik des Jahres (Factory of the Year) Awards held on the 21st and 22nd March 2017 in Munich, Germany, our chairman, Professor Daniel T Jones was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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    How do you Engage and Coach Problem Solving Thinkers

    As a Lean Thinker I’m always on the lookout for ways to help others improve (and improve myself at the same time!) Traditionally there have been lots of books and articles to wade through and more recently YouTube talks, podcasts and webinars to look at.

    Gemba Walks: A Management Process for Leading the Organisation

    “People must be engaged in understanding and improving the process that creates the value desired by the customer if organisation and customer purposes are to be achieved” Jim Womack


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