Spend the day touring lean companies in the Pacific Northwest that are demonstrating how to deploy and sustain enterprise excellence at their sites. This popular two-day event features five companies that are demonstrating a lean application of digital transformation and a transition from analog to digital systems using lean principles. You'll see a construction equipment manufacturer (Genie a Terex Brand), truck assembly (Paccar), a health care organization (Virginia Mason), a medical device manufacturer (Philips Healthcare), and a custom upholstery solutions manufacturer (Kaas Tailored).
At Genie a Terex Brand in Redmond, see how small construction equipment manufacturing and business processes integrate lean concepts including a digital audit system, automated guided vehicle and more. www.genielift.com
At Kaas Tailored in Mukilteo, see digital production monitoring, digital training system through lean process transformation. www.kaastailored.com
At Philips Healthcare in Bothell, see integrated planning and build plans with test automation developed to reduce overall product assembly and test cycle time. www.usa.philips.com/healthcare
At Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, see how a health system has adopted lean concepts, including barcode application to manage inventory control and more. www.virginiamason.org
At Paccar in Renton, see a truck manufacturer use digital work instruction and more. www.paccar.com