Our March Shingo Discover workshop will showcase the very best of Ipsen, a global pharmaceutical company which sells more than 20 drugs in more than 115 countries and a direct commercial presence in 30 Countries.

With 4,900 employees worldwide, Ipsen’s ambition is to become a leading Global Biotech Company focused on innovation and speciality care. Ipsen’s  fields of expertise cover  Oncology, Neurosciences and Rare Diseases. (adult and pediatric)

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Are you facing a skills gap with older, more experienced staff retiring as younger staff join?

Our Team Leader Development Programme can help!

Aimed at first line managers this hands-on programme offers workshops and seminars on everything from leadership to employment law to understanding lean manufacturing.

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Our February Shingo Discover workshop will be held at one of the busiest food label producing plants in the world.

With over 60 manufacturing locations and more than 10,000 dedicated employees, Coveris is a global leader in the manufacturing of packaging and engineered coatings for a variety of consumer and industrial end-use markets.

Their plant in Spalding in Lincolnshire produces linerless labels which are mainly used for fresh meat and chilled food packaging for big names like Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer and Waitrose.

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We’ve lined up two great manufacturing sites for our latest OpEx in action one-day workshops.

Leyland Trucks, one of Europe’s most advanced truck assembly facilities, and Arla Foods’ newest hi-tech creamery near Leeds will be throwing their doors open to delegates and sharing the secrets of their success.

This workshop will also combine three extensive Gemba walks which will be assessed against the principles of the Shingo Model – Culture, Continuous Improvement and Enterprise Alignment.

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Operations Director Brian McKay is already reaping the benefits of attending The Manufacturing Institute’s Accelerated Route to Lean Manufacturing programme (ARTL).

Based in Norfolk he works for Smurfit Kappa, one of the leading providers of paper-based packaging solutions in the world.

Brian studied on the ARTL programme for a day a week over 10 weeks while managing a team of 100 and being responsible for health and safety, quality, engineering, shift managers.

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