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.

The City Technology Tour on the 9th December has sold out. To register your interest in future tours please email Julie Knox on julie.knox@findlay.co.uk

Worcester BoschBosch Thermotechnology

Bosch Thermotechnology’s Worcester factory is fired up by flexibility. Already a benchmark site already within the group for efficiency this engineering powerhouse has sparked yet more improvement.

After winning a hat-trick at the 2014 Best Factory Awards, scooping prizes for the Best Engineering Plant, Energy and Environment Award and Supply Chain Award, Bosch are opening their doors to WM readers on the 11 February 2015.

Agenda*

10:00 Arrival & refreshments
10:15 Welcome by Works Management
10:30 Welcome to Worcester Bosch Plant
10:50 Worcester Journey to ‘Excellence’ (Bosch Production System)
11:15 Worcester plant tour (Group 1 = manufacturing, Group 2 = indirect)
13:15 Lunch
14:00 System CIP – Bosch Approach to Improvement Projects
14:30 Lean Management – Indirect Area Improvement
15:00 Questions & Answers
15:30 Close

*Subject to confirmation

SOLD OUT


This tour has sold out to register your interest in further factory tours please email Julie Knox on julie.knox@findlay.co.uk

Event Location: Worcester

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 allocated on a first come, first served basis. Don't miss the chance to take this exclusive tour, book now by calling Julie Knox on 01322 221144 or email julie.knox@findlay.co.uk.

AlcoaAlcoa

When it comes to aluminium plate manufacturing, only one name comes to the mind – Alcoa, a company showing flat out improvement at its Midlands rolled products plant.

Winner of the Best Process Plant award at the BFAs 2014, Alcoa will give WM readers a chance to visit their West Midlands factory on the 25 February.

Agenda*

09:00-09:30 Welcome & Coffee
09:30-10:00 Safety Brief
10:00-10:30 Plant Overview & History
10:30-11:00 PPE
11:00-12:30 Plant Tour with Presentations
12:30-13:00 Return & Questions / Coffee

Event Dates:


Event Location: Birmingham, 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 allocated on a first come, first served basis. Don't miss the chance to take this exclusive tour, book now by calling Julie Knox on 01322 221144 or email julie.knox@findlay.co.uk

3M3M

WM readers have the opportunity to visit the 2014 BFA Health & Safety Award winner 3M on the 24th March.

3M, Newton Aycliffe – a factory which makes disposable and reusable respirators, scooped the Health & Safety award through its impressive commitment to establishing a safety-focused shopfloor culture.

Agenda*

09:30-10:00 Arrival
10:00-10:45 Factory Presentation
10:45-12:45 Factory Tour
12:45-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Q&A
14:00 Depart

Event Date:


Event Location: Newton Aycliffe
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 allocated on a first come, first served basis. Don't miss the chance to take this exclusive tour, book now by calling Julie Knox on 01322 221144 or email julie.knox@findlay.co.uk

Coca-Cola EnterprisesCoca-Cola Enterprises

Coca-Cola was presented with the Best Household & General Products Plant award at the Best Factory Awards 2014.

Visit their Sidcup factory on the 21st April and get the inside knowledge into how they have blended state-of-the art kit, with cutting edge employee engagement to get production fizzing in the face of ever more challenging supermarket customers.

Agenda*

09:30-10:00 Arrival
10:00-10:45 Factory Presentation
10:45-12:45 Factory Tour
12:45-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Q&A
14:00 Depart

Event Date:


Event Location: Sidcup, Kent
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 allocated on a first come, first served basis. Don't miss the chance to take this exclusive tour, book now by calling Julie Knox on 01322 221144 or email julie.knox@findlay.co.uk

If you are interested in visiting one of Britain’s best factories, register your interest by contacting julie.knox@findlay.co.uk and we will send you details when we have them.

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