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2017 Lean Study Mission Trip

2017 Lean Study Mission Trip
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Departing September 11, 2017 - Returning September 14, 2017

Discover first-hand what is at the heart of the lean business model through a series of plant tours, talks and peer networking.  You will see the tools and systems of operational excellence in action as you tour companies demonstrating excellence in the fundamentals such as 5S, visual management, problem solving, standardized work, quality at the source, safety, continuous flow, intelligent automation and much more.

Come join us and see first-hand Lean in different business environments:

  • Low Volume High Mix
  • Cellular Manufacturing
  • Highly Customized Products
  • Office
  • High Volume High Mix

High Level Lean Concept

Tours Include:

  • LINAK U.S., INC. - Louisville, KY
  • Fidelity Investments - Covington, KY
  • Hyster-Yale Forklift - Berea, KY
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing - Georgetown, KY
  • Bosch Group - Florence, KY
  • Woodford Reserve - Versailles, KY
  • UPS World Port - Louisville, KY
  • SETCO - Cincinnati, OH
  • Precision Resources - Mt. Sterling, KY

Mike Hoseus

As an added bonus Mike Hoseus, co-author of Toyota Culture will be accompanying us on the trip.  Mike will connect what you see during the tours to executing in your company.

Cost: $2200/person, plus tax

Airfare and hotel are at the participant's expense. Participants are to make their own airfare arrangements. Hotels accommodations will be offered at a group rate. Once you register you will be sent the registration links for the group rate at the hotels.


9/11/2017 TO 9/14/2017

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