World-class plant tour: Safran Landing Systems

April 25, 2018 | 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 |
Non-Member Fee: $150
Student Member Fee: $100
Member Fee: $100


Safran Landing Systems
574 Monarch Ave.
Ajax, Ontario

Get an in-depth look at how world-class organizations have implemented lean and other continuous improvement initiatives during the AME Canadian world-class tour series.

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

Note: Participants are responsible for arranging transportation to and from the tour facility.

Learn more about the Canadian world-class tour series. Download a brochure here! 


Safran Landing Systems

Safran Landing Systems is a world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Partner to 30 leading commercial, military, business and regional airframers, and supporting more than 27,000 aircraft making over 54,000 landings every day, the company employs more than 7,000 staff working in locations across Europe, North America and Asia. Safran Landing Systems in Ajax, Ontario is a world-class design and manufacturing facility with 'state of the art' equipment. Solid model processing takes place from design through assembly, ensuring quality products every time. Numerous multi axis CNC machining centers compliment the production of critical landing gear components with pre-kitting of all necessary elements prior to changeovers. Visual controls and visual management combine with a 5S facility for a safe working, organized environment.


9:30 am   -   9:50 am   Registration & refreshments
9:50 am   - 10:15 am   Safran introductory presentation followed by tour preparation
10:15 am - 11:45 am   Plant tour (multiple groups - shotgun start)
11:45 am - 12:00 pm   Q&A
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm   Lunch
12:30 pm                      Depart

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Shop floor team members
  • Continuous improvement leaders
  • Get direct access to manufacturing and assembly capabilities of the site.
  • See lean principles applied to the current production and assembly locally and globally.
  • Discover lessons learned in their lean journey.

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 cancelled 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.