Lean in Europe - visit 27 - Tetra Pak, Lund
Visit postponed. The Lean in Europe visit to Tetra Pak in Lund (Sweden) was scheduled to take place on Thursday, 12th March 2020 with a pre-visit meeting and dinner held on the previous evening. In light of the COVID-19 precautions this visit will be postponed for the foreseeable future.
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.
|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|
|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
|Coach transfer to Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup), CPH Airport|
For basic information about the visits and terms and conditions please see the main Lean in Europe webpage.
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