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Lean in Europe visit to KOSTWEIN

Start: February 5 @ 5:00 pm End: February 6 @ 1:00 pm
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Klagenfurt, Austria Klagenfurt, Austria Ireland

The penultimate EU-Japan Centre Lean in Europe visit will be to KOSTWEIN Maschinenbau GmbH in Klagenfurt. KOSTWEIN has focused relentlessly on building the capability and capacity of its full team to be able to realise its clients’ machine concepts into fully operational equipment, in class-leading delivery times. This visit will focus on learning how the Kostwein leadership team are working to develop their people and processes to be ready for the next generation of product, process and opportunity.


The visit will be spread over two days:

– On the evening of 5 February there will be a lean discussion followed by a networking dinner

– During the morning & early afternoon of 6 February participants will get an introduction to KOSTWEIN before taking part in two Gemba visits (to a production line and to an assembly line). The visit will end with a debriefing.


This visit will be led by Prof. Richard Keegan (Adjunct Professor of Lean Operational Excellence, Trinity Business School, and the EU-Japan Centre’s Lean Advisor).


Event information at https://www.eu-japan.eu/events/lean-europe-visit-32-kostwein