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 Power Panels Factory Tour on the 15th October has sold out. To register your interest in future tours please email Julie Knox on julie.knox@findlay.co.uk

City TechnologCity Technology

WM is giving readers an exclusive opportunity to visit the 2014 BFA Factory of the Year, Best Electronics and Electrical Plant and Innovation Award winner City Technology.

Gas sensor manufacturer City Technology was crowned Britain's top factory 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*

09:15-09:30 Arrival and coffee
09:30-10:00 Overview of City Technology
10:00-10:30 The Lean Journey - How HOS transformed our business
10:30-12:00 Factory Tour
12:00-12:30 Questions and close

* Subject to confirmation

Event Dates:


Event Location: Portsmouth

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

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*

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

*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 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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