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Mixed Model DFT Workshop


July 11 – 13, 2017 – SOLD OUT

Join us for this exciting and immersive class in DFT mixed model design.  Full details of the class, including training curriculum, can be found below.

Important Notice:

This is training (with factory tour) is being hosted by our long-term DFT client, Garmin.  We are obliged to ensure that all company representatives participating in the training are not involved in business activities that compete with Garmin.  This protects both you and Garmin.

Therefore, if you have an interest in this training please contact Sandy Goodwin on +1 888 841 8621 or by email (sgoodwin@myhicoach.com) for confirmation before clicking “Add to Cart”.  You can proceed with payment as soon as we have confirmed your place on the training.

Please remember to contact us first before purchasing this event: +1 888 841 8621 or sgoodwin@myhicoach.com

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Product Description

Utilizing over a three decades of combined DFT experience, this interactive workshop will further develop your thinking in DFT mixed model line design. Our training will give you an in-depth approach to mixed model line design. We will dig deeper into the math and science of DFT while sharing our experiences in the art of how to truly implement.

Our workshop is founded on one of the five core principles of Lean as established by Womack & Jones, and utilizes the approach of Flow Manufacturing created by John Costanza.

Do you want to learn the secrets of DFT Implementation? Want to become a master? Then this is the course for you!

Topics covered in our Mixed Model DFT Workshop:

DFT as a Business Strategy

❯ Evolution of Business and the Supply Chain

❯ What is the DFT Business Strategy

❯ The traditional approach

The Mixed Model Design Process

❯ Mixed Model Product Synchronizations

❯ Mixed Model Process Matrix with family definition tools

❯ Sequence of Events

❯ Effective Hours

❯ Demand at Capacity (Dc)

❯ Mixed Model Line Design Resource Calculations

❯ Optimizing TPc/t

Line Design Features

❯ Optional spur/feeder/fan line designs

❯ In-Process Kanban (IPK) sizing

❯ Advanced balancing techniques

❯ Operational Method Sheets

❯ Total Quality Control (TQC) practical tips for DFT operations

Daily Operation of the DFT Line

❯ Daily planning and staffing of Mixed Model flow lines/cells

❯ Flow Rate and Linearity

Inventory Management in a Demand Driven World

❯ Material presentation considerations

❯ Replenishment strategy design to support consumption of materials on the DFT Flow Line

❯ Demand Driven supply chain methodology

Venue Details:

Garmin ATGarmin  AT, Inc.

Address: 2345 Turner Rd SE, Salem, OR 97302, USA

Directions to Venue: Google Maps

Hotels: Selection of Leading Hotels Chains

Dates: July 11th to 13th, 2017; (8am – 5pm each day, concluding at approximately 3pm on 13th.  Book flights to depart after 5:30pm Pacific Time)

A short facility tour will be included during the training session.



About Garmin AT, Inc.

Garmin AT develops advanced aviation technologies, which include differential GPS, automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B) and flat-panel cockpit displays. In addition, the company manufactures ADS-B equipment, transponders, and ground broadcast transceivers for both transport category aircraft and general aviation. The company offers products for navigation and air traffic management. As a result of the acquisition of UPS Aviation Technologies, Inc. by Garmin International, Inc. it changed its name to Garmin AT, Inc.. Garmin AT, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is based in Salem, Oregon. As of July 24, 2003, Garmin AT, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd.



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Location & Dates

Garmin AT, Inc., 2345 Turner Rd SE, Salem, OR 97302. July 11th to 13th, 2017; (8am – 5pm each day, concluding at approximately 3pm on 13th. Book flights to depart after 5:30pm Pacific Time)

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Phone: +1 888 841 8621

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