World-class plant tour: Hammond Power Solutions

May 8, 2019 | 8:00 am to 11:45 am
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 |
Member Fee: $100
Non-Member Fee: $150
Student Member Fee: $25
Canadian HST: 13%


Hammond Power Solutions (HPS)
Guelph Plant
595 Southgate Drive
Guelph, Ontario

Get an in-depth look at how Hammond Power Solutions has used key tools such as 5S, huddle boards and an employee solutions program to drive continuous improvement across the operations on the AME Canadian Region world-class tour series!

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!


Hammond Power Solutions (HPS)

HPS designs and manufactures dry-type standard and custom electrical engineered magnetics, electrical dry-type and cast resin transformers. The company is a technical and innovative leader in the electrical and electronic industries; its products can be found on every continent, every ocean and have even orbited in space. Its engineering database contains more than one million designs ranging from the smallest control transformers to the largest dry-type transformers ever manufactured. HPS has operations in Canada, the United States, Mexico and India. Learn more at


8:00 a.m.   -   8:30 a.m.   Welcome and refreshments
8:30 a.m.   -   9:00 a.m.   Presentation by the host company
9:00 a.m.   -   9:15 a.m.   Break
9:15 a.m.   - 11:00 a.m.   Plant tour
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.   Break
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.   Feedback and Q&A
11:45 a.m.                        Adjourn


On this tour you will see and learn about:

  • Continuous improvement at the ground level
  • Employee engagement
  • Teamwork
  • The use of metric tracking to drive change
  • How employees can be motivated to support continuous improvement through the use of huddle boards and solutions program
  • 5S
  • Efficient and effective communications
  • Core competency training
  • Management/association relationships

This event will benefit operations management in all areas of an enterprise and at all levels, from vice presidents to supervisors and in all areas including quality, facilities maintenance and line operations.


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.