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



28
Sep

When: 28 September 2017

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