World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

Pre-conference Workshop: Lean Manufacturing




Lean Manufacturing


Pre-conference Workshop: Lean Manufacturing

Date and Location

  • 20 Mar 2012


WAN-IFRA Members/Non-Members: 430 EUR + VAT

Sub title

Develop and implement strategies to eliminate waste, reduce costs and increase efficiency

Pre-conference Workshop: Lean Manufacturing

This one-day pre-conference workshop of Printing Summit 2012 is designed to provide delegates with an excellent starting point in understanding Lean Manufacturing and how it can be applied simply to your business.

Following the introduction to the Lean Manufacturing Strategy, delegates will be able to engage in: 

  • Lean Self Assessment of your Business
  • 5S - Workplace Organisation: The most fundamental improvement process for any business ensuring that you have a place for everything and everything in its place
  • Visual Management Systems - Make it known what you do, the standards you do it to and make it easy to do right difficult to do wrong 
  • PDCA – The four step model for implementing change or improvements
  • KANBAN – A simple process for ensuring you have what you need where you need it
  • SMED – Quickest possible change over’s, from downtime to uptime
  • 7 Wastes and Hidden Factory – The root to all unprofitable activities in any business
  • A3 Problem Solving –  A structured and standardised methodology  for solving problems in the workplace
  • Kaizen -  Structured, gradual and orderly continuous improvement methodology that engages all staff 
  • Management – Understand why 50% of businesses fail to implement Continuous Improvement Systems

Target group

This workshop is aimed at any manager or employee who is responsible for improving the performance of the organisation and would like to learn the fundamentals of Lean Manufacturing with a potential pilot project delivered at your business


NH Berlin Friedrichstraße
Friedrichstraße 96, 
10117 Berlin, Germany
Tel: +49 1805 00 37 83; Fax: +49 1805 00 37 84