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MacDon Industries

Agricultural equipment manufacturer APPLYING LEAN PRINCIPLES

MacDon Industries Ltd. is a Canadian based manufacturer of harvesting equipment specializing in the production of headers for combines as well as pull-type and self-propelled windrowers and specialty pick-up headers for world markets. On this tour, you will see the implementation of various LEAN initiatives through all stages of production and assembly, including 5S, Kanban materials, Vendor-Managed inventory and Takt time flow.  You will hear about recent improvement initiatives to reduce shop floor inventory and improve shop floor layout and learn about some of the successes and challenges of transitioning an improvement program through different levels of maturity.


Rating: Intermediate


  • No competitors allowed
  • No cameras/recording devices
  • No cell phones
  • No high-heeled shoes


  • Closed toe shoes
  • Safety Glasses will be provided
  • Hearing protection will be provided
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