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2019-03-17

EGITRON on the 22nd visit of the Lean in Europe promoted by the EU-Japan Center for industrial cooperation

The 22nd visit of Lean in Europe promoted by the EU-Japan Center went to Amorim & Irmãos and was attended by EGITRON. This visit took place on March 13 and 14, 2019.

On the first day, a formal introduction was made by Richard Keegan (Adjunct Professor - Trinity Business School, Dublin and Lean Adviser at the EU-Japan Industrial Cooperation Center), where he met informally with representatives of the Amorim Group and EGITRON during a networking dinner .
On the second day, the visit included lectures, factory visits, a coaching session and detailed explanations from the Amorim Group, with a special focus on EGITRON's support in quality control over the last decades.

This visit focused on the challenges of introducing lean tools into a traditional process (the production of cork stoppers).