Member Connect at Bühler Sortex

Join us at Bühler Sortex for our member connect event and see an efficient factory in action.

Bühler Sortex Ltd is a leading supplier of Optical Sorting solutions and has been at the forefront of optical sorting technology for over 60 years. As one of the world’s most trusted brands in optical sorting, they are recognised for intelligent premium technology and engineering leadership.

Hear from Bühler Sortex on how they have implemented Lean Techniques such as 5S, shadow boards for tools, the supply of materials using Kanbans, the grouping of material requirements into kits, and the involvement of staff in sustained and continuous improvement and see this all in action during the factory tour.

Hear from EEF’s Manufacturing Growth Director, Steve Chicken as he shares his real world experiences, across many industries, of how lean tools like visual management and flow can not only gain productivity improvement, but also make the factory a positive marketing tool.

Who should attend?

  • Manufacturing & Engineering organisations in the South Region
  • MD/CEO/Engineering/Technology/Ops Directors and Managers
  • Those with responsibility for strategic, technology development and continuous improvement

Why attend?

  • Network with your peers and like-minded professionals
  • Share best practice and solve common factory performance challenges together
  • See how Bühler have implemented Lean Techniques such as 5S, shadow boards for tools, and the involvement of staff in sustained and continuous improvement.
  • Opportunity to see their factory in action

Programme

09:30

Arrival and registration

 

10.00

Welcome and introductions to Buhler Sortex

Nigel Whittingham

10:15

Buhler Sortex, Overview & Lean Programme

Ivan Foxcroft, Operations Manager

11.15

Site Tour

 

12.15

Comfort Break/Lunch

 

12.45

Lean tools and ‘real world’ improvements

Steve Chicken, Manufacturing Growth Director, EEF Ltd

Pat Lee, Manufacturing Growth Lead, EEF Ltd

13.15

Q&A


13.30

Close

 




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Buhler

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