Japan’s KAIZEN Strategy tour in Kitaykushu
KAIZEN is one of the most important key word for Japan’s modernization and world leading
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.
Museum of Industrial
World Heritage, Meiji Japan’s
innovation history of Japan
The only one in the world, the Blast Furnace which was actually used until 1972, is preserved
as it was. This place is the birth place of Japan’s modern steel industry began in 1901 and It
contributed greatly to the development of the Japanese steel industry.
Cast house floor
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.
Introduce the Yaskawa
Visit Yaskawa Innovation Center
and Robot manufacturing factory
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.
Introduce the car manufacturing
Exhibition hall at visiter
Visit Lexus manufacturing line
and learn KAIZEN in TOYOTA
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.
TOTO Museum, introduce the
history and products of TOTO
Founder of TOTO, established
in Kitakyushu in 1917
World leading toilet company,
well known in Washlet
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 Exhibition hall, introduce
the Steel making process and
history of Nippon Steel
Visit Tobata No. 4 Blast Furnace,
where more than 12,000 ton
melted iron with 1500 degree
celsius is produced a day
Visit Hot Strip Mill where
1 to 2.5mm thin plates is
produced from 250mm
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.
Introduce car manufacturing
process in Nissan
Visit car manufacturing line
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Address : AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture