German kitchen manufacturer optimizes with kaizen

RP news wires, Noria Corporation
Tags: lean manufacturing

There's a lot of interest in cookery at the moment. Hardly a day goes by without a TV cookery show, and the market is flooded with cookbooks. Western German kitchen manufacturer Poggenpohl is also benefiting from the trend. The company exports three-quarters of its kitchens abroad, but only produces them here in Germany. Poggenpohl CEO Elmar Duffner is optimizing the manufacturing process using Japanese kaizen principles with the support of his staff. We accompany the company head through the world of kitchens, watch him cooking for his daughters and cheering on his local soccer team.

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