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Mountain West Shingo Study Tour

September 17-19, 2019

Salt Lake City & Northern Utah

As a participant of a Shingo Study Tour, you will see and experience first-hand what is at the heart of the lean business model through a series of plant tours, workshops, and peer networking. See what "great" looks like.

Site Tours

Inside look at world-class facilities
and Shingo recipients.

Peer Networking

Connect with experts,
leaders, and managers.


Shingo executives ask what you want to gain
from the tour and ensure you receive answers.


Hands-on experience
and overview of the Shingo Model™

About Shingo Study Tours

Shingo Study Tours Are Better

Study tours with the Shingo Institute are different that other study tours.

We take you to organizations that practice Shingo principles and teach you about those principles so you can use them better in your organization.

You will tour the following facilities:

  • O.C. Tanner
  • U.S. Synthetic
  • Logan Regional Hospital/Intermountian HealthCare
  • Thermo Fisher
  • Merit Medical

What is Included on a Shingo Study Tour

  • Three nights’ hotel accommodations
  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily lunch
  • One dinner
  • Shingo Executive Overview
  • Transportation to all site visits
  • Time with site leadership
  • Debriefs with Shingo staff members

"The Shingo Study Tour was an incredible eye opening experience, it was like the Disney World of Lean.”

~ Nicole Blanco, Manufacturing Engineer, Membrane VSM, SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions

"The tour opened my eyes to what is possible. Lean is simple and hard.”

~ Philip Draper, Continuous Improvement Manager, STERIS Corporation

“Listening to high-level companies share their CI and lean journey and how they incorporate Shingo principles was invaluable. I found immediate areas of improvement for my own work as well as long-term goals of growing a culture that supports continuous improvement.”

~ Jason Nate, Principal, Kimberly Area School District