Japan’s KAIZEN Strategy tour in Kitakyushu
KAIZEN is one of the most important key word for Japan’s Industrial 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
Number of participant : 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
17:30 arrive Hotel in Kitakyushu
Where to visit and what to learn
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 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
capabilities. 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.