Henkan was founded with the aim to support blue chip organisations optimising their Continuous Improvement methodology.
We supported a small number of clients including the global giant, Saint-Gobain. We provided them with model development, training and consultancy that today has saved the company over €300M.
The start of a long lasting relationship with Unilever.
Henkan were instrumental in the implementation of Lean in Philips developing a Lean Leadership course which still runs today and has trained over 1000 people.
The official introduction of the Henkan philosophy.
Produced comprehensive WCM Programme support literature for Saint-Gobain Gypsum.
Henkan led the first Philips factory to achieve full roll-out of the corporate Lean programme, achieving €11.5M euro savings.
Developed a progressive People Development programme for Saint-Gobain to place emphasis on how to drive out loss by effectively engaging the workforce and leadership.
Developed a EEM model for new equipment installation within Britvic.
We employed many more staff to support increasing demand leading to expansion into new prestigious business park offices.
We were invited by Heineken to be their lead auditors. This has now expanded to include programme development, training, coaching and ongoing support.
We hired consultants specialising in Supply Chain Management.
Supported Philips Avent UK to achieve Factory of the Year Award.
Supporting the global packaging innovation programme, with the goal to improve organisational capability.
To offer innovative approaches to applying continuous improvement as we venture into new markets and further nourish and grow our long-lasting existing relationships.