Planting Out – Summer Is On It’s Way!

After a bit of a wet and wild 10 days, the weather has improved and it’s time to plant out some of my early germinators [...]

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Every Picture Tells A Story

At one of my tour stops on my recent Japan study tour was to visit an automotive seating and trim supplier, mainly serving Mazda as [...]

On The Line At Lexus Part 1

Following on from my previous stories from my visit to the Toyota plant, lets pick up the tale as we head towards the Gemba. our [...]

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At Home With Toyota

During  recent Japan Study Tour I had the opportunity to visit a pavilion featuring a Toyota show home. For those of you that don’t know, [...]

Christchurch Earthquake – Visual Management

I’m in Christchurch this week and for those of you that don’t know,had a catastrophic earthquake in Feb 2011 and is now on the road [...]