Date(s) – 04/11/2012 – 10/11/2012
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The Australian Industry Group 2012 Lean Japan Tour will visit Tokyo and Nagoya.

Japan Tour - Shinka ManagementThis year’s Ai Group Lean Japan Tour will be held on Sunday 4th through Saturday 10th of November. The lean study tour will include a JMAC Lean Seminar and visits to four companies for discussions with factory management.

For this year’s itinerary, further details and registration, download the Lean Japan Tour registration form or learn more by visiting our lean tours page.

Contact us to express your interest in our lean tours.
Early-bird registration closes September 14th.

Lean Tour Itinerary

Sunday: Arrive Tokyo Narita

  • Tokyo sightseeing
  • Evening briefing and dinner

Monday: JMA Consultants Briefing
• Lean implementation in Japan
• Latest manufacturing trends

Tuesday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
• Hi-Ace weld & assembly plant visit
• Pressed component plant visit

Wednesday: Nagoya – Site Visits & Training
• Seat track plant visit
• Practical applications of TPS

Thursday: Nagoya – Site Visits
• Toyota site and museum tour
• Rinnai visit

Friday: Nagoya – Site Visit & Debriefing
• Chuo Malleable Iron
• Kirin Brewery
• Review Session

Saturday: Tokyo – Recovery
• Tokyo Sightseeing (Akasaka and Akihabara)
• Departure from Narita Airport