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.
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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.

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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.
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Industry 4.0

Crowcon are currently developing their Industry 4.0 strategy which includes e-working and the integration of emerging technologies into production. They will share this with visitors in an open discussion where they will be inviting feedback and the sharing of ideas on the topic.

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Costs & To Book
Visit Cost: £345 plus VAT Per Person
To Book: info@onsiteinsights.co.uk


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 ... Industry 4.0 ... Customer-Led Improvements ... Lean Office ... Operational Strategy & Deployment



20
Feb

When: 20 February 2018

Where: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Website: www.crowcon.com



Visit agenda

10.00
Welcome and Introduction
10.30
Our Journey
11.00
Operational Strategy & Roadmap
11.30
Customer Focused Improvements & Lean Office
12.00
Networking Lunch
12.30
Gemba (Site Tour) Coms, A3, BIT, Kaizen
13.30
Industry 4.0
14.00
Feedback & Open Discussion
14.30
Depart