Why size doesn’t matter in becoming a Best Factory Award winner seminar

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Hear from a stellar line up of SME Best Factory Award winners on why size is no barrier to becoming one of Britain's Best Factories at this year's BFA grand final on 26 September at Northumberland Avenue, London.

The 'Why size doesn't matter in becoming a Best Factory Award Winner' seminar will reveal the management techniques that allowed manufacturing chiefs to take a small site onto the same stage as household manufacturing names with global footprints. Former SME-based winners will discuss the continuous improvement thinking and lean techniques that can quick-fire factory success regardless of your site square footage. Panellists will also describe how they maximised investment returns on plant and boosted overall equipment effectiveness despite operating on modest budgets. Best Factory Award judge Mike Sweeney will be offering an inside view on how the Cranfield School of Management team judge sites regardless of their parent owner's scale. We'll also look back at the BFA record books to showcase the stories of SME winners like Aimia Foods and Power Panels (pictured) who went on to become Britain's overall Best Factory. The panel will also discuss: • Capital investment: financing your Best Factory bid on a budget • Culture change: winning workforce buy-in in a small established business • Time management: making improvement happen on SME resources • Training and skills development: recruiting, retaining and developing talent in a small business • 5S, value stream mapping and Six Sigma: how to make them work without any army of black-belts • The classic mistakes on the path to excellence and how to avoid them • Hints and tips on completing the BFA paper questionnaire and hosting the all important judges visit The 'Why size doesn't matter in becoming a Best Award Factory Winner' seminar is aimed at any small business owners who are eager to caterpult their site to Best Factory Awards success but are daunted by the scale of the challenge. Book now and get practical, profit boosting tips from some of UK manufacturing's biggest success stories. The price of a seminar ticket includes a place at the Best Factory Awards lunch on the afternoon of 26 September where you will hear how British manufacturers have gone above and beyond in people management, skills development and safety. It will be an inspiring, educational and motivating day. Why not bring the team and show them what is possible? Call Julie Knox on 01322 221144 or visit the website www.bestfactoryawards.co.uk