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Taoiseach visits Toyota plant in Japan

Taoiseach visits Toyota plant in Japan

Dublin / Nagoya, Japan, 4th December, 2013
Taoiseach visits Toyota plant in Japan to learn from Toyota Production System and Lean Production processes.

The Taoiseach yesterday travelled with a delegation of business leaders to Toyota’s Motomachi plant in Japan to meet Senior Executives from Toyota Motor Corporation.

The objective was to learn from Toyota’s world-class Toyota Production System and Lean Production processes, and glean insights as to how this could be applied to industry in Ireland to support economic recovery.

The Taoiseach travelled with a delegation of Irish business leaders, including Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland, Sean O'Driscoll, CEO of Glen Dimplex and the Irish Ambassador to Japan, Mr John Neary.