Last month, we held a facility tour as a pre-summit session for the Midwest Energy Association (MEA) Gas Operations Technical & Leadership Summit. Our attendee evaluations just rolled in, so we thought we’d go through and tease out any info that might be helpful to those planning their own facility tour in the near future. So here’s are our top 5 takeaways:
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We promised pictures and a recap of the SoCal Lean Tour, so here they are!
This year’s Southern California Lean Tour, December 2–3, was an incredibly rewarding experience for the Lyall team. Along with three other companies, Fender Musical Instruments, Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) and Abbott Vascular, we moved a group of 60 highly engaged businesspeople through six stations within the plant to share with them what we’ve learned over the years. This was Lyall’s second time as a featured company on the tour, so we tried to really fine-tune the presentation to get the most out of the limited time we had.
In a press release this month, the International Trade Centre (ITC) in Geneva revealed that a lean production education program in Kenya is bringing great hope to several Kenyan SMEs, with one participating company, Mace Foods, almost doubling its packaging rate for dried chilies and vegetables headed to Europe.