22 September 2017- Rolls Royce-Washington Tyne & Wear – United Kingdom- Aerospace facility

On Friday, 22 September 2017, the EU-Japan Centre will organise a Lean in Europe visit to Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace’s Advanced Disc Machining Facility in the UK

Application deadline: Tuesday 11 July 2017.

To apply, please click on http://www.eu-japan.eu/lean-europe-rolls-royce-visit .

For further information, please get in touch with: Ellen Murrell mailto:e.murrell@eu-japan.eu .

Previous LEAN Visits

The 13th visit in LEAN in Europe Driving Competitiveness series took place on 23 May 2017 in Germany.

Rational AG manufacturer of industrial kitchen products and with a 54% share of the global market has opened the doors to the EU-Japan Centre and to 32 people (of 13 EU nationalities).

Participants had the opportunity to see 100% KANBAN, cascade shop floor management; pilots in industry 4.0 into action. A preparatory evening was organised and included lean activities organised by the EU-Japan Centre’s WCM advisor-Prof. Richard Keegan, Enterprise Ireland.

The 12th visit in LEAN in Europe Driving Competitiveness series took place on 27 March 2017 in Spain.

A total of 41 people (of 15 EU nationalities) took part in the visit. ThyssenkruppNorte  (https://www.thyssenkrupp.com/en ), manufacturer of escalators and moving walk-ways, opened their doors to the EU-Japan Centre and gave a demonstration of their implementation of WCM, the Hoshin Kanri and factory 4.0 approach.

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