The Newsprinters Way

Find out how Lean Principles can be applied simply and Improve Your Organisation

PROUD WINNERS OF THE 2014 Newsprinters are the manufacturing division of News UK and operate from three purpose-built plants that stretch the length of the UK.

Recently the Newsprinters Eurocentral site has been awarded the prestigious ‘Shingo Prize’ for Operational Excellence building on previous awards such as – Winners of the 2011 British Excellence Award for Lean Manufacturing, Newspaper Manufacturer of the Year Award 2011, Environmental Company of the Year 2011, and Newspaper Printer of the Year 2013.

In addition Newsprinters Eurocentral is the home of the World’s Largest Press and the first of the group to gain
accreditation for the three standards:
ISO 9001:2008 (Quality)
ISO 14001:2004
BS OHSAS 18001:2007
(Health and Safety).


This one-day highly intensive and interactive workshop is a unique opportunity to learn Lean Principles and see them applied through Gemba ‘go and see’exercises. Newsprinters are a world class example of operational and service excellence in practice with particular strengths in workforce engagement and continuous improvement.

Workshop dates
Wednesday 20th May 2015
Thursday 23rd July 2015
Tuesday 14th October 2015
Thursday 3rd December 2015

Newsprinters (Eurocentral) Ltd
Byramsmuir Road, Holytown
Motherwell, ML1 4WH
Workshops (09:00 – 17:00)

Administration 0141 202 9000


£499.00 +VAT per person
Lunch and refreshments included



George Donaldson is the Group Continuous Improvement Manager for Newsprinters, the Manufacturing Division of News International. George is responsible for the strategic planning, facilitation and development of senior management and staff in continuous improvement and best practice processes and activities.

Since joining Newsprinters in 2007 George has successfully delivered a number of external and internal standards and processes, including Newsprinters Continuous Improvement System (NCIS) across the group and into other related organisations.

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