May 22

2017

May 23

2017

LEAN IN EUROPE : VISIT 13 : RATIONAL AG

On Tuesday 23rd May, the EU-Japan Centre will organise a Lean in Europe visit, to Rational AG, in Landsberg am Lech, in Bavaria (Germany).

A preparatory evening will be organised the previous day. It will include lean activities and a networking dinner hosted by the EU-Japan Centre. The next day will be devoted to the visit to Rational AG.

The visit will focus on

  • 100% KANBAN for purchasing material and in-house component production
  • cascade shopfloor management
  • entrepreneur within the enterprise (personal responsibility)
  • 100% customer order-related
  • pilots in industry 4.0

Participants will:

  • Learn about Rational AG, which produces industrial kitchen products and has a 54% share of the global market
  • See world-class principles in action with lectures, shop-floor visits, coaching and detailed explanations provided by the host company
  • Give feedback to Rational AG

Costs - who pays what?
The visit and preparatory evening will be free of charge. However, participants will need to cover their own travel and accommodation costs. For eligibility and other details on our future Lean visits please see the main Lean in Europe Driving Competiveness webpage.

Interested?
Apply via this webform. Application deadline: 10 April. Should you have any questions please email Ellen Murrell

Germany

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