Japan’s KAIZEN Strategy tour
KAIZEN is one of the most important key word
for Japan’s modernization and world leading industries.
KAIZEN is the Japanese word for “improvement”. In business, KAIZEN refers to activities
that continuously improve all functions and involve all employees from the CEO to the
workers on site. It also applies to processes, such as purchasing and logistics, that cross
organizational boundaries into the supply chain.
The tour is the tailor-made study tour exclusively for your group
What to learn
To learn KAIZEN strategy accomplished in Kitakyushu
Number of perticipant : from 5 to 40
Tour duration : one-day
Tour guide and interpreter (English ) : Japan KYUSHU Tourist
Transportation : a chartered vehicle
8:30 leave hotel in Kitakyushu
Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery Studio
Higashida No.1 Blast Furnace
Toyota Motor Kyushu
17:30 arrive Hotel in Kitakyushu
Where to visit and what to learn
Museum of Industrial Technology, in April 2007, based on this theme of “innovation,
” the Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery & Studio (KIGS) opened in Yahata, Higashida,
where Japan’s mordern steel industry operation was started.
Japan’s Industrial modernization history can be learned here.
Meiji Japan’s Industry Revolution
Introducing Industry innovation
history of Japan
Equipment and tools which were actually used are exhibited in the square, and you can see
the iron-making process from the raw material （ore and coke）to production of pig iron.
World-leading motor and industrial robots manufacturing company established in Kitakyushu
in 1915. The robots are heavy duty industrial robots used in welding, packing, assembly,
painting and other activities. Robot manufacturing factory and Yaskawa Innovation Center
can be visited.
Established in 1991, 100% shareholder of Toyota Motor.
Major manufactured car is Lexus, and annual production volume is 430,000 cars.
Assembly line and Inspection line are visited at the factory tour.
The world’s largest toilet manufacturer established in Kitakyushu in 1917. The company is
well-known in Washlet which is an innovative toilet seat that features an integrated bidet.
The sanitary ware manufacturing factory and TOTO Museum can be visited.
The following companies related to KAIZEN strategy can be included as option.
Nippon Steel / Yawata Works
Japan’s first modern steel making company established in Kitakyushu in 1901.
Now, becoming the best steel maker with World-leading capabiities. Process of steel
making can be learned to visit Blast Furnace and Hot rolling mill plants.
The roots of NISSAN is Tobata Casting funded in Kitakyushu in 1911. The factory was
commenced operation in 1975. Now TEANA, X-TRAIL ROGUE, SERENA and MURANO
are being manufactured. The process from assembly of the parts to final products
can be seen.
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Tel : +81-93-521-8897 , Fax : +81-93-521-8898
Address : AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture