2 Second Lean tour: Anova Furnishings

September 15, 2021 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Eastern Time
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 | conference@ame.org

Anova Furnishings is a 50+ year old company whose mission is to design and manufacture beautiful, comfortable outdoor furniture that helps communities come together. The company's greatest strength is its team, and Anova seeks to maintain a culture that encourages growth through innovation. Enjoy a tour of a company that has a rich history in production and has embraced 2 Second Lean to help advance the abilities of its people and provide innovative products to its customers.


This event is part of AME's 2 Second Lean Tour series hosted by Paul Akers, author of the book 2 Second Lean and owner of FastCap.



For more than 50 years, Anova Furnishings has been an innovator in site furnishings. The company introduced aggregate panels in the 1970s and patented coating technologies in the 1990s. And in the 21st century, Anova continues to push the envelope on total value, from design to manufacturing. anovafurnishings.com

10-10:05 a.m.       Welcome and company overview
10:05-10:25 a.m.  Tour
10:25-10:35 a.m.  Q&A and feedback poll

  • Develop your people
  • Unleash your people's creativity
  • Inspire excellence
  • Gain ideas and tools that you can duplicate in your organization
  • Team members
  • Front line leaders
  • Continuous improvement professionals
  • Operations leaders
  • Executives who influence the whole organization

To fully participate in this virtual event, a high-speed internet connection, speaker/headphones, microphone and webcam are needed. While not required, you will have a better online experience if you do not use wireless internet service. A wired/ethernet connection will have a stronger signal than wireless. Make sure you download the Zoom Client for Meetings desktop application for the best experience. Do not use the version available through your web browser as it has limited features. zoom.us/download


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.

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