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Lean in the process industries - in association with the Chemical Industries Association

Thu 10 Feb, 2022
Virtual Learning Environment

Why attend?

Doing more with less by employing ‘lean thinking’. Lean manufacturing involves never ending efforts to eliminate or reduce waste.  Adopting lean techniques helps companies become more competitive, resource and time efficient with demonstrable bottom line benefits.


Date & location

10th February 2022

09:30 – 16:30 (Timezone: London, GMT+1)

Virtual Learning Environment



09:30 –  what is Lean – its origins, aims and successes
10:00 –  what are the 5 Lean principles
10:30 –  Lean wastes
11:45 –  commonly applied tools of Lean
13:00 –  lunch
13:45 –  Lean diagnostics – how to find your opportunities
14:30 –  an introduction to problem solving processes
15:30 –  how to ensure that the benefits hit the bottom line
16.30 –  close


Who should attend?

A specially designed introduction to lean manufacturing for manufacturing companies in the process industries by experienced lean practitioners from the process industries. This course is suitable to those interested in adopting lean techniques such as production front line supervisors, engineers, managers and those with an interest in continuous improvement. For companies already adopting lean principles this course will be valuable for new staff and those about to become involved in improvement teams.


Registration & fees

310.00 GBP (ex. VAT) - CIA Member

360.00 GBP (ex. VAT) - Non-Member

While this event is hosted by SLR, registration costs are paid directly to the trade association, you will be sent a direct link once you have registered your interest with us.