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.
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Tigercat Industries specializes in the design and manufacturing of premium quality forestry equipment and specialized off-road industrial equipment. Tigercat forestry systems are designed to provide lowest cost per tonne harvesting solutions. On this tour, you will see several lean practices applied in a heavy equipment manufacturing environment.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Arrive and refreshments
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcome and introductions
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Company presentation
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Plant tour
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Q&A
12:00 p.m. Adjourn
- Shop-floor employees
- Those new to continuous flow
- Hear lessons learned and benefits gained from transitioning from a batch to lean manufacturing model.
- See how lean has been applied in a high mix low volume environment.
- See first-hand pull systems that involve their suppliers to ensure that just the right amount of inventory is at point of use.
- Tour a manufacturer that sources components globally in small volumes utilizing JIT practices.
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.