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AGI-Westeel

Kanban
Simple replenishment process based on actual usage

AGI-Westeel manufactures steel storage products for the agricultural industry, as well custom storage solutions for the petroleum, biofuels and industrial sectors. AGI-Westeel has implemented Kanban/Faxban in several areas of the operation.  On this tour you will see many of these Kanban systems and hear process experts share their experience with Kanban implementation.  In Packaging, inventory was reduced by $1.1 million, space was reduced by 12,000 sq. ft. and the number of stock-outs reduced significantly.  Kanban of coil steel has also reduced space required in the shop by 8,900 sq ft.

www.westeel.com

Rating: Beginner, Intermediate

Restrictions

  • No competitors allowed
  • No cameras/recording devices
  • No cell phones
  • No high-heeled shoes
  • Legs require full pant coverage – no skirts or shorts

Requirements

  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Safety Glasses will be provided
  • Hearing protection will be provided
  • Hard hat will be provided
Earlier Event: June 5
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Later Event: June 6
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