March 11

2020

March 12

2020

Lean in Europe - visit 27 - Tetra Pak, Lund

The Lean in Europe visit to Tetra Pak in Lund (Sweden) takes place on Thursday, 12th March 2020. A pre-visit meeting and dinner will be held on 11th March.

The group will visit two production lines - filling lines assembly and sealing & creasing. The discussions will address Tetra Pak's world-class manufacturing way of working.

About Tetra Pak and the Lund site

The two lines that participants will visit are Packaging Equipment and Sealing & Creasing. Most of the material produced on the Lund site are for internal purposes or spare parts for the filling machines on the packaging equipment line.

Tetra Pak is the world leader in liquid food processing and packaging. It uses WCM principles to reduce waste, minimise water loss, improve efficiency and reduce energy demand across its operations. It has developed digital solutions such as connected packages with unique QR codes hich can be tracked from manufacture to recycling. Other technology developed by Tetra Pak include automation & information solutions to control equipment, lines and operations (e.g. line controllers and packaging line monitoring system) and advanced automatic cleaning-in-place systems.

Tentative schedule

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 - at a local hotel
p.m. Participants arrive and make their own way to Lund
(Although the factory is located in Sweden, the closest major airport is Copenhagen Airport, CPH.)
18:00 Lean discussion led by Prof. Richard Keegan, Adjunct Professor of Lean Operational Excellence, Trinity Business School
19:30 Group dinner
Thursday, 12 March 2020 - at Tetra Pak, Lund
08:30 Self-introduction by participants and Tetra Pak representatives
09:00 Presentation - WCM at Tetra Pak
10:00 Preparation for the factory tours - safety introduction and walk to the gemba
10:20 Factory tour #1 - Packaging & Governance
Walkthrough, explanation of Daily Management System (DMS) process, pillar audits
11:00 Factory tour #2 - Sealing & Creasing and Autonomous team
Walkthrough, presentation of AM/PM team and daily way of working
11:45 De-briefing
Lunch
Coach transfer to Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup), CPH Airport 

More details about the visit will be posted on this webpage in due course. You can apply for a place now via this webform (deadline: 31 January 2020). For basic information about the visits and terms and conditions please see the main Lean in Europe webpage.

Any questions?

Please e-mail lean@eu-japan.eu or call +32 2 282 3714.

Tetra Pak

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