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    Are you aiming to be a world class manufacturer? Learn from the best in the world

    Start date: 17/04/2014
    Cost: Free Please Register

    SMMT Industry Forum are holding a free breakfast briefing session on 17th April 2014 at their offices in Birmingham to show how their Best Practice Programme can help businesses understand what world class in application in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and Toyota Production System (TPS) looks like and how to develop improvement plans to achieve it.

    SMMT Industry Forum are proud of their unique links with Japanese industries and partners which allow them to offer UK manufacturers, striving to become world leaders in their sectors, unprecedented access to the senior management and shop floor of recognised world leading companies in Japan through the Best Practice Programme.

    The event, supported by the Japanese Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM), offers a unique opportunity for delegates to experience first-hand TPM deployment and innovative improvement techniques, to help their own organisations move toward the goal of waste elimination, zero accidents, zero breakdown and zero defects.

    The programme is designed to stimulate ideas and enthusiasm and gives delegates the opportunity to test their vision to achieve measurable sustainable improvement in their own organisations against real life examples. It is designed for Senior Executives and Managers responsible for their organisations continuous improvement or TPM programmes.

    Each site visit will have a specific theme, which will include:

    • Planning, implementing and maintaining an effective TPM system
    • Effective use of the Toyota Production System (TPS) to eliminate waste
    • Developing a world class training and education system
    • An innovate approach to Kaizen
    • Developing a culture for an effective autonomous maintenance system

    To give you an opportunity to learn more about how attending a Best Practice event can help your business improve, SMMT Industry Forum will be holding a free breakfast meeting at their offices in Birmingham on 17th April from 8am until 10am. SMMT Industry Forum’s qualified TPM assessor, Paul Hardiman, will present an overview of the programme and there will be direct feedback from previous delegates.

    If you would like to attend this breakfast meeting please confirm your attendance by emailing Stacie Dicken on stating if you require a vegetarian breakfast option.

    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham