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Workshops

Top Management TPS Overview (M1)

Fee $1500.00 — Register Now

Two day workshop designed to provide top management a chance to start formulating their image of what TPS will look like at their company and their role to lead the transformation. Designed specifically for people within the organization who manage facilities - organization wide (CEO, President, Corporate-level Director). Discussions are centered around TPS philosophy and includes presentation by top management of host plant as well as a discussion on the role of top management in the process.

Host Plants

Herman Miller, Spring Lake, MI

Products: filing cabinets

Processes: Assembly, paint, welding, stamping

Uses sequential production system more suited to high variety production.

Summit Polymers, Mt. Sterling, KY

Products: molded, decorated and assembled plastic systems for automotive applications

Processes:Assembly, molding, paint

Uses Pull System of manufacturing suitable for high volume, low variety production.

Schedule:

  • Georgetown, KY — February 7-9, 2017
  • Georgetown, KY — April 4-6, 2017
  • Chicago, IL — May 9-11, 2017
  • Spring Lake, MI — August 8-10, 2017
  • Chicago, IL — November 7-9, 2017
  • Georgetown, KY — February 7-9, 2018

TPS Overview (W1)

Fee $995.00 — Register Now

One day classroom with a half-day plant tour designed for managers who are directly responsible for implementing TPS at their facility. Discussion are centered around technical elements of TPS. Each element of TPS is carefully presented and discussed, then illustrated with the simulation. Participant discussions involved problems on the shop floor, how to implement TPS and how TPS applies to their processes with specific knowledge of their processes. TPS principles and concepts will be conveyed through presentations, discussion, simulation, and presentation and plant tour at a host site.

Host Plants

Herman Miller, Spring Lake, MI

Products: filing cabinets

Processes: Assembly, paint, welding, stamping

Uses sequential production system more suited to high variety production.

Summit Polymers, Mt. Sterling, KY

Products: molded, decorated and assembled plastic systems for automotive applications

Processes:Assembly, molding, paint

Uses Pull System of manufacturing suitable for high volume, low variety production.

Key Safety Systems, Lakeland, FL

Products: airbag inflators for automotive applications

Processes: metal forming, washing and assembly

Uses Pull System of manufacturing suitable for high volume, low variety production.

Schedule:

  • Georgetown, KY — March 14-15, 2017
  • Spring Lake, MI — June 6-7, 2017
  • Chicago, IL — September 12-13, 2017
  • Georgetown, KY — October 10-11, 2017
  • Spring Lake, MI — December 5-6, 2017
  • Chicago, IL — March 13-14, 2018

Toyota Production System Support Center, Inc.
25 Atlantic Avenue
Erlanger, KY 41018 USA

   859.372.2521
   859.372.2522
   tssc@tema.toyota.com