The 27th International 20 Keys Conference in Bulgaria was organised by our Bulgarian 20 Keys Partner, Next Consult.
The annual 20 Keys ® conference is one of the most significant events dedicated to Lean transformation and KAIZEN, which gathers experts, managers, and consultants from all over the world.
The 20Keys Conference was held in Sofia Hotel Balkan, a 5-star hotel located at the political, historical and administrative center of the city of Sofia. Responsible for the organization of the event on behalf of Next Consult was Mr. Emil Vuchkov who is one of the partners of the company.
The Thursday visit of the 20 Keys Study Tour to Japan was to Yakult Dairy Products. The company was established in 1930, and they still have the same philosophy – to provide products which are good for people, to help them to have a long life, at an affordable price.
The Nichiro Foods factory visited, in Utsunomiya which is the capital and largest city of Tochigi Prefecture in the northern Kantō region of Japan, is one of several factories of Nichiro in Japan, all implementing 20 Keys for a long period of time. The factory produces fish sausages and frozen food (tuna for use in su
Toyonoki has been busy with 20 Keys for 32 years, and already received the Bronze Award, many years ago. Since then they added facilities and maintained the Bronze Award level. Market demand is outstripping capacity for agricultural harvesters, soilers and sprayers, and they recently built another plant, on the same si
We will definitely again visit Anzai Production Company with the next 20 Keys Study Tour to Japan, please join us then (and for those of you who participated in this year’s tour, join us again)!