September 22

2017

LEAN IN EUROPE : VISIT 14 : ROLLS-ROYCE

The 14th Lean in Europe visit was to Rolls-Royce's Washington Manufacturing Facility in Tyne & Wear (UK) on 22 September 2017.

There were 25 participants from 17 countries.

The visit focused on its factory transformation journey from old to new covering:

  • Method of manufacture transformation (High Pressure Disc Machining)
  • Cultural and organisation development
  • Lean approach

Some of the participants in the Lean in Europe visit to Rolls-Royce had taken part in the previous day's EU-Japan Lean Summit in Brussels.

Social media coverage of the visit

One of the participants reported on the visit on a LinkedIn post (see the thumbnail picture at the bottom of this page).

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Should you be interested in our future lean visits, please contact us or see the main Lean in Europe webpage.

Rolls-Royce

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