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Enterprise Excellence–Lean in Ireland –Regional Events 2017

June 13, 2017
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Inner Relief Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth Ireland

To date IDA Ireland and Enterprise Ireland have hosted events in Galway, Athlone and Cork for our small to medium sized client companies. The events have been regionally based and focused on the financial supports our Agencies offer to assist in creating an efficient operation and become more competitive. Speakers from both indigenous and multinational companies have shared how they are building a strong supply chain to win new contracts and how their lean journey has led to real success.

This is an opportunity not to be missed and will give you a chance to meet other like-minded companies and see what is going on in your region to support businesses. Look forward to meeting you at one of our events and bring plenty of business cards to share. Please circulate this mail with your teams involved in continuous improvement and operational excellence in your organisation.

A further two events being held in Sligo (20th June) and Kildare (3rd October) will be confirmed at a later date.


9.00am. Registration and Networking and Providers’ Exhibition
9.30am.  Welcome and Introduction. Lean – What it means for both indigenous and multinational companies. Impact of Lean on creating a culture of Enterprise Excellence in Ireland and the impact of that brand internationally. Supports available from State Agencies.
Breda O’Toole, IDA Ireland | Richard Keegan, Enterprise Ireland
10.00    Brexit – Agency Response (IDA and EI)
10.15am. Anord Control Systems’ Lean Journey.    Ciaran O’Rourke, Lean Program Manager, Anord Control Systems Ltd
11.00am. Break
11.15am. Ei Electronics’ Lean journey & significant improvements achieved at its operation in Shannon. – Mick Guinee, Managing Director, Ei Electronics, Shannon, Co. Clare
12.00    Winning new business and developing the supply chain – building enterprise capability; going from good to great; raising ambition; demonstrating the impact of Lean; and continuous Improvement on business growth. – Margarita Tully, Production Manager, Rottapharm Ltd.
12.45pm. Light Lunch & Networking – Remember your business cards!