World-class plant tour: Baylis Medical

May 28, 2019 | 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 |
Student Member Fee: $25
Non-Member Fee: $500
Member Fee: $400
Canadian HST: 13%


Baylis Medical
2645 Matheson Blvd East
Mississauga, Ontario

Get a behind-the-scenes look at medical device manufacturing at the Baylis Medical facility in Mississauga, and learn why Baylis Medical is a world leader in the conception, development, production and distribution of state-of-the-art medical products.

On this tour, you'll see first-hand how the company empowers its teams by using employee engagement goals and initiatives that are focused around its "Know Your Customer Program." The Baylis culture is all about having a laser beam focus on the patient. Learn how the company engages front-line workers and leaders in their day-to-day production efforts using different project boards, including the NRG daily board, DMS board, tier 2 engineering board, day by hour NRG line board, and the tier 2 board. Learn how it successfully transformed the challenges of meeting daily goals using project and tier boards. You'll hear what employees like and don’t like about boards and the evolution of the boards.

Each tour in the series will include an onsite introduction, facility tour and a question and answer session. You will be guided by practitioners that have gone through the lean transformation process. Send your team and let them witness the power of continuous improvement!


Baylis Medical

Baylis Medical is a world leader in the conception, development, production and distribution of state-of-the-art medical products that allow physicians to deliver life-changing therapies to their patients. Headquartered in Canada, and with offices worldwide, its clinical solutions have improved the lives of people around the world for more than 30 years. The Baylis Medical team aims to facilitate smoother, more predictable procedures by designing leading-edge cardiology devices with the individual needs of physicians and patients in mind. For the second year in a row, Baylis Medical has won the Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The award program, which is run by Deloitte, recognizes Canadian companies that exemplify the use of innovative practices in the management of the company, and its business practices. It also recognizes workplaces which make continuous investments in its employees and the company culture. Learn more at


9:30 a.m.    –   9:45 a.m.   Introduction to Baylis
9:45 a.m.    – 10:30 a.m.   Rotation 1: Engaging and empowering our team
10:30 a.m.  – 11:00 a.m.   Rotation 2: Managing engineering work through project boards
11:00 a.m.  – 11:30 a.m.   Rotation 3: Engaging front-line workers and leaders using tier boards
11:30a.m.   – 12:00 p.m.   Debrief


On this tour, you will see and learn about: 

  • How to engage and empower a team
  • Project boards and tier boards, and how they can engage front-line workers and leaders to effectively overcome the challenge of meeting daily goals
  • Hear what employees like and don’t like about boards and the evolution of the boards
  • Medical device manufacturing
  • Change management
  • Visual management



This event will benefit operations management in all areas of an enterprise and at all levels:

  • VPs
  • Front line supervisors and team leaders
  • Quality assurance managers
  • HR managers

You can become an AME member during the registration process for $150 per year and obtain the discounted AME member rate for this event. Your membership will also entitle you to a registration discount for all future AME conferences, seminars, workshops and webinars for one year. Additionally, you will receive a subscription to the award-winning Target magazine and much more.

Payment or purchase order must be received by the AME office five days prior to the event start date. If no payment or PO number is received, you will be asked to pay with a credit card or check at the event before entry.

Cancellation Policy: Enrollment fee less a $100 non-refundable registration charge will be refunded up to one week before the event. Substitutions may be made up to three days prior to the start of the workshop.

Notes: This event may be canceled by AME for any reason. AME is not responsible for incidental costs incurred by registrants. By registering for this meeting, I hereby acknowledge and agree that AME or its agents may take photographs of me during events and may use those photographs for AME’s purposes, including but not limited to news and promotional purposes, without further compensation to me.