Crowcon Detection

About the visit

Crowcon Detection Instruments specialises in the development, manufacture, sale and support of flammable and toxic gas detection equipment. The company was founded in 1970 and has constantly led the field with products designed for safety and environmental monitoring.

Based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire in the UK, and with branch offices in Holland, the USA, Singapore and China, Crowcon’s products are sold throughout the world, serving oil, gas and petrochemical companies, public utilities, clean water and sewage treatment companies, fire brigades, construction companies and other organisations where accidental leakage of gas or vapour can become a toxic or explosive danger. Crowcon is part of the Halma Company.
Strategy & Lean Deployment

Crowcon will share on the visit how they have developed their site-wide Continuous Improvement programme and the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) which measure and track implementation. Clear visual management across the factory ensures that key metrics such as Five S, Health & Safety and quality are measured and improved by each cell.

Lean Projects

Crowcon have undertaken an extensive training programme using the NVQ Business Improvement Techniques (BIT) which provides a foundation of Lean knowledge. On the visit the team will share some of the projects which have reduced waste and improved productivity. You will also see how the company uses Kaizen events and A3 problem solving to make ongoing improvements.
R&D Collaborative Roadmap

Crowcon are currently developing their Roadmap for R&D and Industry 4.0 which includes e-working and the integration of emerging technologies into production. They will be inviting attendees to discuss their current journey & encourage knowledge sharing on the topic.

Costs & To Book
Visit Cost: £345 plus VAT Per Person
To Book:

Visit in 60 seconds / Awards

Lean & World Class Manufacturing... Lean Tools & Techniques ... Communication Towers ... A3 Problem Solving ... BIT Journey ... Kaizen ... Visual Managment ... Five S ... Workplace Organisation ... R&D ... Future-proofing Production ... Customer-Led Improvements ... Lean Office ... Operational Strategy & Deployment


When: 29 October 2019

Where: Abingdon, Oxfordshire


Visit agenda

Welcome and Introduction
Our Journey
Operational Strategy & Roadmap
Customer Focused Improvements & Lean Office
Networking Lunch
Gemba (Site Tour) Coms, A3, BIT, Kaizen
Industry 4.0
Feedback & Open Discussion