11 November 2020
Exhibition Centre Liverpool
Lean has come a long way since its origins in Toyota in the 1930's, and it has not been spared from the current disruption the manufacturing industry is undergoing. New technologies add new possibilities for mapping value and optimising processes, and changing methods and business models reset the dynamic, requiring a complete rethink of how Lean is applied.

Optimise processes, reduce variance and cut operational costs. Join your peers as we focus on different approaches to unlocking value from your existing operations through incremental improvements and new technology capabilities.
Identify and map value streams, cut inefficiency and build a self-sustaining commitment to world class manufacturing within your team. 
A one-day summit bringing together Lean practioners, gurus and experts from across UK manufacturing to rethink the status quo. Through a programme of thought-leading keynotes and expertly-led roundtable discussions, we’ll be tackling the most important issues through three key streams: Continuous Improvement, Just-In-Time, and Quality Built-In
3 Thematic Streams
10+ Roundtable Discussion Groups
80+ Lean Practitioners & Professionals

Smart Factory Expo and Lean Manufacturing Summit are part of Digital Manufacturing Week - an annual celebration of UK manufacturing that brings together technology, finance and advanced manufacturing - in Liverpool City Region, the UK’s biggest advanced manufacturing ecosystem.

Digital Manufacturing Week is researched and produced by The Manufacturer magazine, which for 20 years has connected ideas, talent and opportunity among our 158,000+ strong reader community.

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