See lean excellence live at one of WM’s Factory Tours

If you would like the opportunity to experience first-hand what makes a best-in-class factory tick, there is no better way than visiting a site, meeting the manufacturing teams and viewing the processes live from top floor to cell level.

Our new 2015-2016 tour dates have now been released.

Brose Limited Logo Brose Limited

Don’t miss the chance to visit Britain’s newly crowned Best Factory, Brose in Coventry. The manufacturer of automotive components wowed the Best Factory Award judges at Cranfield University with its impressive quality standards and customer satisfaction scores. The Brose site has reduced faulty parts per million levels by 55% between 2014 and 2015, and they are projected to fall by 90% in 2016.

Agenda*

09:30 Meet & Greet
10:00 Company Overview
10:30 Plant Tour
12:30 Question & Answer Session
13:00 Lunch & Depart

*Subject to change


Event Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Individual Ticket Price: £350 per place excluding VAT
Bookings of 3 or more people: £315 per place excluding VAT

Limited to 10 places per visit

Places are restricted and allocated on a first come, first served basis.

City Technology Logo City Technology

Gas sensor manufacturer City Technology was crowned Britain's top factory in 2014 after being recognised for its cutting edge products backed by a razor sharp focus on quality and a powerful commitment to its people. It was acquired by global industrial giant Honeywell in 2006, produces 1.6 million sensors annually. Central to its success is the Honeywell Operating System, a production control system geared precisely to customer requirements which boosts productivity and minimises stock.

Agenda*

09:30-10:00 Arrival, Coffee & Introductions
10:00-10:45 Introduction to City Technology
10:45-12:15 Plant Tour
12:15-12:30 Question & Answer Session
12:30-13:00 Optional Networking Lunch & Depart

*Subject to change


Event Location: Portsmouth Hampshire
Individual Ticket Price: £350 per place excluding VAT
Bookings of 3 or more people: £315 per place excluding VAT

Limited to 10 places per visit

Places are restricted and allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Brita Logo BRITA Water Filter Systems

Visit this award winning plant which places a high level of importance on OEE scores and changeover times. All operations employees are focused sharply on improvement, and regularly conduct audits to ensure continuous improvement in activities such as 5S and TPM. Best practice groups share knowledge with the German and Swiss plants on issues such as health and safety, and quality.

Agenda*

09:30-10:00 Arrival and refreshments
10:00-11:00 BRITA overview
11:00-12:00 Factory tour
12:00-12:15 Q&A
12:15-13:00 Lunch & depart

*Subject to change


Event Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire
Individual Ticket Price: £350 per place excluding VAT
Bookings of 3 or more people: £315 per place excluding VAT

Limited to 10 places per visit

Places are restricted and allocated on a first come, first served basis.