World Association of News Publishers

Workshop: Lean Manufacturing



Workshop: Lean Manufacturing

Date and Location

  • 10 Oct 2013


WAN-IFRA members:
EUR 490 + VAT
EUR 660 + VAT
Prices include season ticket to World Publishing Expo 2013

Sub title

Develop and Implement Strategies

Workshop: Lean Manufacturing

This one-day post-conference workshop of World Publishing Expo 2013 is designed to provide delegates with an excellent starting point in understanding Lean Manufacturing and how it can be applied simply to your business.

Following the introduction to the Lean Manufacturing Strategy, delegates will be able to engage in: 

  • Lean Self Assessment of your Business
  • 5S – Workplace Organisation: The most fundamental improvement process for any business ensuring that you have a place for everything and everything in its place
  • Visual Management Systems  Make it known what you do, the standards you do it to and make it easy to do right difficult to do wrong 
  • PDCA – The four step model for implementing change or improvements
  • KANBAN – A simple process for ensuring you have what you need where you need it
  • SMED – Quickest possible change over’s, from downtime to uptime
  • 7 Wastes and Hidden Factory – The root to all unprofitable activities in any business
  • A3 Problem Solving – A structured and standardised methodology  for solving problems in the workplace
  • Kaizen – Structured, gradual and orderly continuous improvement methodology that engages all staff 
  • Management – Understand why 50% of businesses fail to implement Continuous Improvement Systems

For more information please download programme flyer >>>

Target group

This workshop is aimed at any manager or employee who is responsible for improving the performance of the organisation and would like to learn the fundamentals of Lean Manufacturing with a potential pilot project delivered at your business


Additionally a dedicated project service is available, to initiate pilot projects within your own facility. These projects among other things will be aimed at eliminating waste, reducing costs and increasing performance.



Axel-Springer AG, Druckhaus Spandau
Brunsbütteler Damm 156-172
13581 Berlin, Germany