Heimbach

About the visit

Heimbach is a global supplier of products for the Paper Industry. With a legacy dating back to 1811, the company now employs 1400 people across the world. The site in Manchester is part of the forming fabrics division, supplying high-value quality-driven fabrics for use in paper manufacture. The Manchester site employs 95 people and is a centre for product development and manufacture.

Lean & Continuous Improvement
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Heimbach can be defined as a make-to-order and versatile manufacturing company. There are eight weaving looms that are up to 14.6 metres wide. Each fabric made is a bespoke endless belt and filter medium which is suited to the particular paper machine it clothes.

Heimbach will share with visitors the tools and techniques that they have introduced to:

- Improve employee engagement
- Improve Quality, Delivery and Reliability
- Control quality costs
- Improve productivity
- Drive continuous improvement throughout the organisation
- Train & Develop employees

Each of these activities has been introduced whilst maintaining a focus on customer needs and demands. Their aim is to deliver right first time, consistently and every time.


Visit in 60 seconds / Awards

Lean Manufacturing...Continous Improvement...Culture...Employee Engagement...Visual Management...Right First Time...Rapid Changeovers...Quality...Staff Training...Productivity Improvements ...Five S...Kanban...Visual Management


When

30 March 2017 at 10.00am

28 September 2017 at 10.00am

Where
Manchester

Website
www.heimbach.com



Visit agenda

10.00
Arrival & Welcome
10.30
What is PMC?
10.45
Who are Heimbach?
11.15
Employee Engagement
11.30
CI & Lean Journey
12.00
Quality
12.15
Lunch
13.00
Plant Tour
14.00
Review & Learning Objectives
14.30
Close & Depart