Manufacturers Roundtable - TOYOTA KATA

Manufacturers Roundtable - TOYOTA KATA
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 1/9/2013
Time: 12:30 PM TO 1:30 PM

Greenville Chamber
24 Cleveland St.
Greenville, SC 29601


Event Description: TOYOTA KATA

Have you ever wondered why Toyota excels at continuous improvement while most other’s efforts fail? Toyota uses a technique called kata to mentor all employees and engrain continuous improvement into the culture.  Come learn how Toyota manages and develops homegrown talent using the coaching kata.  The improvement kata is easy to learn and can be used to sustain your continuous improvement projects. 

Our speaker will be Cary Robinson, Lean Solutions 2.0. Cary has significant experience with this manufacturing methodology and will be a great resource to those companies participating in this discussion.

NOTE: This event is open to top leaders in regional manufacturing facilities. This may include plant managers, CEOs, general managers, site leaders, etc. Some facilities choose to have their lead HR person or top Safety professional participate.

Manufacturers are defined as “establishments engaged in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products” with a market for these products outside of the Upstate region. These establishments are often described as plants, factories, or mills, and characteristically use power-driven machines and materials-handling equipment.

Based upon our experience with the Roundtable, the best potential members are those that are involved in the following in their own facilities:  


  • Implementing Lean Manufacturing Processes
  • Implementing Quality/Six-Sigma Systems
  • Promoting a Safety Culture
  • Engaged in some form of Sustainability Initiatives
  • Encouraging a Positive Employee Relations Environment  


If you have any questions as to whether your firm qualifies to participate in the Roundtable, please call Hank Hyatt at (864) 239-3714.

Join peer manufacturing plant managers for networking, a hot lunch, timely information and great take-aways to improve your own operations.

There is no cost to attend for members of the Chamber Manufacturers Roundtable. Guest fee is $11. Must be a manufacturer to attend. For more information contact Darlene Parker at 864-239-3706.




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