The final Lean in Europe visit was to Toyota’s Yaris plant in Valenciennes
The final Lean in Europe visit was to Toyota Motor Manufacturing France (TMMF). Participants from a range of industries (packaging, automotive, hospitality, cork stoppers, cooking systems, piping, steel, retail, food & beverage, animal healthcare, etc.) learned how digitalisation tools support and enhance TMMF’s operations.
WCM Training Programmes: a Legacy of Passion and Dedication
Since its inception in 1992, the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) mission has evolved into a crucial platform for European entrepreneurs and managers, providing them with invaluable insights into the Japanese manufacturing culture.
New cooperation between Higashiosaka City in Japan and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Düsseldorf
In its internationalization process, Higashiosaka approached the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Düsseldorf - IHK Düsseldorf, seeing this organization as a possible partner.
Smart Manufacturing Summit
Smart Manufacturing Summit (13-15 March 2024, Aichi, Japan) delivers a new, innovative event format for professionals working in industry, IOT technologies, AI and robotics.
World Class Manufacturing (WCM) training back in Japan
The 51st edition of the World Class Manufacturing mission will take place from 13 to 17 March 2023 in Nagoya, Japan.
Manufacturing and hospitality – two sectors, one set of lean approaches
Lean in Europe visits show how process improvement / optimisation is relevant for all sectors and sizes of company. Whereas the most recent visit addressed lean in manufacturing, April’s one will look at lean in hospitality.
International Matchmaking Event Formnext 2022
Within the frame of the Formnext fair held in Germany, EEN partners Brabant Development Agency and Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH are organizing a hybrid B2B matching event for enterprises operating in the Additive Manufacturing and industrial 3D Printing sectors.
Smart Manufacturing Matchmaking 2022
17-18 November 2022, online Sector: smart manufacturing and industry 4.0 Registration deadline: 17 November 2022
AI in Manufacturing: Worker Survey
The EU-Japan.AI project is surveying the attitudes of workers towards the deployment of AI in manufacturing workplaces.

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