Our Shingo Cultural Enablers workshop at Newsprinters in Knowsley on 30th & 31st August 2017 is an essential follow-up to our world-class Shingo Discover workshops.

The two-day workshop on August 30th and 31st gives delegates a deeper understanding of how behaviours, systems and principles impact on results.

So what can delegates expect?

“This is for people who have already done our Shingo Discover workshop and are keen to explore further on the Shingo journey,” says Peter Sussex, a Principal Consultant at The Manufacturing Institute.

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To be awarded the prestigious Shingo Prize at the very first attempt is a fantastic achievement.

Ray Howcroft, Lean Enterprise manager at Ball Beverage Packaging Europe, is still basking in the sheer delight of lifting the most coveted prize in lean – with some help from The Manufacturing Institute.

Ball’s Naro Fominsk site just outside Moscow makes Ends for Beverage Can production and was highly praised for creating an employee culture which should be an “inspiration” to other companies.

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By Manufacturing Institute Principal Consultant Peter Sussex

“As more and more people are hearing about the Shingo model, I often get asked to outline the principles on which it is based.
As I’ve talked with clients about Shingo and taught Discover courses, I’ve found that although knowledge of the model varies at the start, people become enthused through the learning process.
You can see their thoughts and ideas developing like those old photographs which started with a blank piece of paper before the image appeared.

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The Shingo Prize is recognised as the Global Standard for Operational Excellence. The challenge is how to put the Shingo Model into practice and take the steps required to achieve and sustain Operational Excellence.

The Enterprise Excellence Framework

As a result of our work with hundreds of companies on their journey towards Operational Excellence, including Shingo recognised businesses, we have developed a systemic approach to implementing The Shingo Model.

We call it The Enterprise Excellence Framework.

The Enterprise Excellence Framework is transforming the way in which engines are manufactured so that we achieve our vision to become the new global benchmark for excellence.
Nigel Blenkinsop – Director, Powertrain Operations – Jaguar Land Rover

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Their plant, in Deer Park, Melbourne, has just become the first in Australasia to be awarded the prestigious Shingo Bronze Medallion – which is presented annually to an organisation that demonstrates strong use of tools and techniques for business improvement.

They are doubly delighted that they are the first printing plant in the world to achieve this very special recognition.

And the Manufacturing Institute has played a part in their success.

The Manufacturing Institute, the UK’s first educational partner for the Shingo Prize, helped Vistaprint with training and workshops and a visit to their plant as they worked towards Shingo recognition.

“We really chuffed,” says Jim Glover, Vistaprint’s global lean manager.

“I’m not sure my Australian colleagues would understand the term, but yes you could say we are very chuffed.”

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