30 September 2014

Last Monday September 29th, CEAGA organized at its headquarters the closing ceremony of the Lean Plan to Support SMEs on its second edition, initiative where leading firms in this philosophy back the changing process of small and medium companies requiring this help.

In this second edition, which ended with good results, a new group of five SMEs (Aludec Inyección, Anibal Metalmecánica Gallega, Drogas Vigo, Grupo Tecnogap Atlántico e Izmar) was created, which was supported by advanced companies in Lean: PSA Peugeot Citroën, Megatech Industries Orense, CTAG, Copo Ibérica y Snop Estampación.

The aim of this project is take advantage of the experience and knowledge of large enterprises at the Cluster, to help SMEs to adopt Lean Manufacturing as their working model. The important thing is to provide small and medium enterprises with the tools and routines to ensure long-term sustainability of the improvements achieved.

Main objectives at this second edition focused on extending the Lean culture and improvement action plans to the SME´s at the Sector, as well as promoting the cooperation for improvement.

This Plan is co-founded by the Innoempresa Program 2013 of the IGAPE.