CEAGA organized the second edition of the Lean Plan to Support SMEs, initiative where leading firms in this philosophy back the changing process of small and medium companies requiring this help.
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.
In this second edition participating a pilot group of five SMEs (Aludec Inyección, Aníbal Metalmecánica Gallega, Drogas Vigo, Grupo Tecnogap Atlántico e Izmar) was created, which was supported by advanced companies in Lean: Denso Sistemas Térmicos, CTAG, Megatech Industries Orense, Copo Ibérica y Snop Estampación.
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.