The Gund Company plant tour : Strategy, culture, and continuous improvement

June 27, 2023 | 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Central Time
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 |
AME Consortia member fee: Complimentary
Member fee: $50
Non-member fee: $75


The Gund Company, Inc
2121 Walton Road
St. Louis, Missouri

The in-person plant tour is only available to St. Louis consortium members, all other registrants will participate virtually. All registered participants MUST be U.S. Citizens to attend this tour and a business email is REQUIRED during the registration process (registrants with generic emails such as Google or Yahoo will not be allowed to attend the tour).

The Gund Company has been on a continuous improvement journey for over a decade, has learned from others, and developed structures and processes that meet the organization's need for growth, culture, and continuous improvement. Join us for a tour of The Gund Company plant located in St. Louis, MO. Highlights include strategy deployment, value stream mapping, and visual management systems.  


The Gund Company (TGC) is a vertically integrated manufacturer and fabricator of engineered performance material solutions (thermoset rigid composite, thermoplastics, flexible, and elastomeric) in the generator, oil and gas, electric vehicle, transformer, switchgear, power electronics, motor, medical, aerospace, food manufacturing, subsea, and metals processing industries. TGC has 12 locations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and China.


Tuesday, June 7, 2023

  • 8:00 a.m. TGC introduction
  • 8:10 a.m. Strategy deployment and value stream mapping
  • 8:15 a.m. SDB, VLC visual management system
  • 8:25 a.m. Walk group to plant floor
  • 8:30 a.m. Tour
  • 9:30 a.m. Q&A
  • 10:00 a.m. Event adjourns
  • Strategy deployment
  • Value stream mapping
  • Visual management systems
  • Employee development
  • Continuous improvement
  • People-Centric Leadership knowledge
  • CI teams
  • Operations teams
  • Production teams
  • HR teams
  • Leadership teams

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