Silent Gliss

About the visit

As the leading global supplier of curtain tracks and blinds, Silent Gliss is committed to serving the requirements of the upper end of the window treatment market—the top of the pyramid!

This represents customers who rightly expect the very best in terms of quality, design, technology, service and individuality.

In 1952 Silent Gliss produced the first silent track using the unbeatably efficient combination of siliconised aluminium and top grade nylon. In recent years they have been involved in some of the world’s most noteable developments and refurbishments. At the very heart of their core competencies is innovation inspired and driven by customer needs. Silent Gliss has remained a pioneer in its industry for over 50 years and continues to challenge itself every day.

The manufacturing facility in Broadstairs is a centre of excellence. All production is bespoke and made-to-order. There are approximately 100 employees on site (40 in production). They operate a single shift.

Lean Journey
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During the visit you will see how this innovative company has implemented lean tools and techniques such as 5S, Visual Management, Kanban, SOPs and Value Stream Mapping. The result being a highly efficient facility which can respond effectively to customer demands.

People & Culture
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Also on the visit, Silent Gliss will share how it empowers its teams to achieve the best and how the
company ensures open communication flow internally and externally. The majority of training is undertaken in-house and has been highly effective in motivating and empowering the production teams.

Visit Costs
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Cost Per Person: £295 plus VAT
10% discount for groups of 4 or more.





Visit in 60 seconds / Awards

Lean Manufacturing ... SME Focus ... Quality ... Five S ... Visual Management ... Employee Engagement ... Standard Operating Procedures ... Training & Development ... Customer-Focus ... Lean Projects & Initiatives



21
Mar

When: 21 March 2019

Where: Broadstairs

Website: www.silentgliss.co.uk



Visit agenda

10:00
Arrival & Refreshments
10:15
Welcome & Introductions
10:30
Silent Gliss Our Journey
11:30
Lean Journey
12:30
Networking Lunch
13:00
Site Tour
14:00
People & Culture
15:30
Ideas Exchange
16:00
Feedback & Close