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Shingo Snap-On Tool Tours
December 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Tour Snap-On, Shingo Prize Silver Award Winner
Tour a western North Carolina leader in lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, and customer satisfaction. Snap-on is a leading global innovator, manufacturer, and marketer of hand tools, power tools, diagnostics and equipment. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $2.5 billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The Snap-on facility in Murphy produces a mix of Snap-on, Sioux, and private brand power tools for professional users. The facility began its lean manufacturing implementation shortly after relocating from Sioux City, Iowa to Murphy in 2002. Since that time, the commitment to rapid continuous improvement and lean principles has driven significant improvement in sales, profits, and other metrics.
The tour is available on a pre-registration / pre-approval basis. The event will take place 10 am until noon and there is not cost. Please register with Ms. Cynthia Braggs at (704) 250-1400 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Snap-On reserves the right to refuse tours to individuals who may be employed in a competing industry.