Best Practice Network Must-See Events in February and March
Published: February 9, 2018
Best Practice Network has a huge couple of months with two international speakers and major events around the country. Leading international Lean speaker, Drew Locher will be headlining the 2018 Best Practice Network Summit and running interactive workshops on the Sunshine Coast, Sydney and Melbourne. Lean accounting expert, Nick Katko, has joined the summit and …
TXM Running Free Lean Workshop Series Around Australia
Published: February 8, 2018
The AusIndustry Entrepreneur’s Programme has engaged TXM to run a free Lean workshop series around Australia aimed at small and medium sized enterprise. TXM Managing Director, Tim McLean, will present the workshops. Tim is an internationally recognised expert on the implementation of Lean in small and medium sized enterprises. Tim’s book, “Grow Your Factory, Grow …
TXM Launches Brand New Website
Published: December 21, 2017
In December TXM launched a brand new website to reflect our growing and diversifying global business. The new txm.com features a more modern and user friendly layout including a “mega menu” that will enable you to quickly find what you need across the whole website. As TXM becomes a global company, it was important to …
Drew Locher to Headline Best Practice Network Annual Summit
Published: November 17, 2017
Respected international Lean expert, Drew Locher will be the keynote speaker at the Best Practice Network 2018 Operational Excellence Summit on February 23rd, 2018 at the Surf Air Beach Hotel the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Drew is the author of three highly regarded books on Lean and the winner of multiple Shingo Awards. Drew will open …
Lean Supply Chain Lego Simulation “Blows Minds” at AME Boston 2017
Published: October 18, 2017
TXM Managing Director, Tim McLean and Queensland Best Practice Network Director, Kevin Bennett had an enjoyable day on Monday 9 October running our new Lean Supply Chain Simulation at the AME 2017 Conference in Boston.
Michael Bremer November Workshops filling up Fast
Published: October 17, 2017
TXM and Best Practice Network are excited to host Michael Bremer, the Author of “How to Do a Gemba Walk” for a series of workshops around Australia in November. Places are filling fast, so register now.
TXM Articles Appear in Leading US Lean Websites
Published: September 16, 2017
TXM have provided articles for industry magazines for years, with our content regularly appearing in Australian trade journals. It was a bit special though to get two of our articles accepted by major US manufacturing industry on-line magazines, Industry Week and the Target, the magazine of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence.
New Lego Simulation Reinforces the Message on Lean Supply Chain
Published: September 15, 2017
TXM and Best Practice Network have been collaborating over the past month to develop and refine a new Lego simulation workshop to teach the principles of the Lean Supply Chain. The simulation will taken to the US next month to be officially launched at the AME Boston 2017 Conference.
TXM Lean Consulting Team Gets Together for a Professional Development Meeting
Published: August 9, 2017
July saw many of the TXM lean consulting team converge on Melbourne for a two day professional development meeting. TXM has invested heavily in recent years in developing the skills of our consulting team and the resources they have available to deliver outstanding results for customers around the world.
Best Practice Network to Bring International Lean Experts to Australia
Published: August 8, 2017
Best Practice Network is bringing highly respected international Lean experts, Michael Bremer and Drew Locher to Australia to run a series of workshops in November and February.
TXM and Best Practice Network on the Lookout for New Talent
Published: July 13, 2017
2017 is proving to be a year of exceptional growth for TXM and the Best Practice Network. As a result we are actively looking for new people to join our business as Lean Consultants and Best Practice Network facilitators.
Lean Workshops in Europe in June while Opportunities Beckon in Canada and Brazil
Published: June 14, 2017
Tim and TXM UK consultants, Tim Scurlock and Lee Candy will be running a series of seven workshops in the south of England. Over 100 small and medium sized manufacturing, distribution and services companies will be represented in the workshops. Meanwhile TXM is continuing its global expansion with a new project in Switzerland and potential new projects in Canada and Brazil.
Tim McLean to Present at the AME USA 2017 Conference In Boston
Published: May 1, 2017
TXM Managing Director, Tim McLean, will be presenting a full day workshop at the Association for Manufacturing Excellence USA Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on October 9-13. Tim’s workshop will focus on unlocking the secrets of the lean supply chain.
Bumper Month for Best Practice Network Members in May
Published: April 27, 2017
May is shaping up as a bumper month for Best Practice Network with no fewer than six events planned right around Australia. As a member of Best Practice Network you and a colleague can go on any event on the Best Practice Network Calendar in any state.
Best Practice Network to Launch New Business Network in Western Australia
Published: April 6, 2017
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Best Practice Network business network in Western Australia.
We already have four confirmed events, the first to be hosted on 14 June by CSR Viridian in Perth.
Gary Pollard Joins TXM as a Senior Lean Consultant in Brisbane
Published: April 5, 2017
TXM is pleased to welcome Gary Pollard to our team as a Senior Lean Consultant in Queensland. Gary has had a successful 30+ year career implementing business improvement across five continents and over 120 companies.
On Time In Full – Tim McLean’s New Book to be Released in April – Pre-order Your Copy Now.
Published: March 2, 2017
TXM Managing Director, Tim McLean’s new book, On Time, In Full: Achieving Perfect Delivery with Lean Thinking in Purchasing, Supply Chain and Production Planning is due to be released by leading publishers Productivity Press during April 2017.
TXM to Exhibit at Austech 2017 in Melbourne
Published: February 9, 2017
TXM Lean Solutions is pleased to be exhibiting at Stand 503 at Austech 2017 in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre between 9 – 12 May.
Exciting Year Planned for Best Practice Network in 2017
Published: February 6, 2017
2017 promises to be a milestone year for TXM’s business networking venture, Best Practice Network. The network directors in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane already have over 60 events scheduled and national membership is already over 70 major companies.
TXM Lean Innovation Recognized at Kmart Supplier Awards
TXM Lean Solutions were delighted to be selected from over 200 suppliers as finalists for the Innovation Award at the Kmart Supplier of the Year Awards. These were presented at the Zinc Function Centre in Melbourne’s Federation Square last month.
Anthony Clyne Heading Back to the UK in February
Published: January 4, 2017
TXM Consulting Director Anthony Clyne will be heading to the UK for two weeks in February 2017. Anthony will be consulting with selected UK customers as well as supporting our growing UK Lean consulting team to apply TXM’s unique approach to implementing Lean thinking.
TXM to Exhibit at Auspack 2017 in Sydney
Published: November 28, 2016
TXM Lean Solutions is pleased to be taking part in AUSPACK 2017, Australia’s largest exhibition for the processing and packaging industry. AUSPACK 2017 will be held at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park between 7 – 10 March and TXM will be at Stand 591
TXM Director, Tim McLean to Release New Book about Lean Supply Chains
Published: November 25, 2016
On Time-In Full – Achieving Perfect Delivery with Lean Thinking in Purchasing, Supply Chain and Production Planning is the title of the latest book from Tim McLean, Director, TXM Lean Solutions.
TXM UK Customer Provides Insights in to the Experience of TXM Lean Workshop
Published: October 26, 2016
TXM run literally hundreds of Lean workshops every year, but it is rare to get a detailed review of one of our workshops from the customer perspective. Therefore we were very excited when Rolf Tennant from Ivyline in Coventry, UK posted this review of his experience on the first day of a Manufacturing Agility Process Lean workshop.
Countdown Project Management Training is Back
Following up on the popularity of the “Countdown” Project Management workshops that we ran earlier this year, TXM and Best Practice Network are pleased to announce another round of Countdown One Day Project Management sessions in November.
Justin Tao Keynote Speaker at Lean Summit in Sri Lanka
Published: October 11, 2016
Justin Tao, TXM Lean Solutions China Consulting Director, was keynote speaker and workshop presenter at the Lean Transformation Summit in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the first of its kind to be held in this emerging economy.
Best Practice Network Operational Excellence Summit Sydney – February 22, 2017
Published: September 26, 2016
Following on from the success of the 2015 Operational Excellence Summit in Melbourne, TXM and Best Practice Network are proud to announce our second Operational Excellence Summit to be held at the Atura Hotel in Sydney on February 22nd, 2017.
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Andrew Czompo Joins TXM as a Senior Lean Consultant
Published: September 16, 2016
TXM is pleased to welcome Andrew Czompo to our consulting team as a Senior Lean Consultant based in Melbourne. Andrew has a distinguished 25 year track record of leading lean transformations.
TXM Lean Consulting Team Expands in the UK
Published: August 17, 2016
TXM is pleased to welcome Tim Scurlock and Lee Candy to the team in the UK. Tim and Lee are based near Milton Keynes and Southampton respectively and will support TXM’s rapidly growing base of more than 30 customers across the UK. Both Tim and Lee bring extensive Lean experience to TXM.
Best Practice Network Brings International Expert on Lean Human Resources to Australia
Published: July 31, 2016
Making the most of all your peoples’ abilities, remains one of the largest opportunities to achieve better profitability, quality and service levels. This can be critical to your organisation’s survival and growth. TXM and Best Practice are proud to bring Keynote speaker and leading US Lean Human Resources expert, Cheryl Jekiel to Australia for the first time to run a series of national innovative HR workshops.
Industry Q&A: Tim Mclean on the Value of Lean Process Implementation in the Mining & Mets Sector
Published: July 21, 2016
Tim Mclean participates in an Industry Q&A: the Value of Lean Process Implementation in the Mining & METS Sector.
TXM Goes “DOT COM” as our Business Goes Global
Published: July 8, 2016
TXM has recently migrated all our emails over to the txm.com domain from txm.com.au. This reflects the increasingly global nature of our business with offices in Australia, the UK, US and China as well as projects in 15 countries.
TXM, Finalist at 2016 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame
Published: June 20, 2016
TXM Lean Solutions are delighted to be Finalist for the Professional Services Award at the 2016 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame. TXM was nominated by the Australian Industry & Defence Network(AIDN), the peak industry association for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) wishing to do business in the defence and security sectors.
TXM Launches Major Project to Implement Lean in the UK
Published: May 31, 2016
The past two weeks have seen TXM Directors Tim McLean and Anthony Clyne travelling across the United Kingdom from Perth in Scotland to St Austell in Cornwall to successfully launch TXM’s latest business venture.
During the fortnight Tim and Anthony have engaged with over 50 small and medium sized UK manufacturing, distribution and service business through participation in a Trade Expo, presenting workshops and face to face on site visits.
The world needs and expects Australia to become a global leader in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
Published: May 9, 2016
The LNG 18 Conference and Exhibition in Perth carried two resounding themes. The LNG industry needs to improve the level and quality of collaboration, and the industry needs to dramatically improve its productivity.
TXM joins other industry leaders as an exhibitor at the APPEA Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition 2016
Published: May 4, 2016
TXM will feature as an exhibitor at the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition in Brisbane on 5 – 8 June 2016. Customer’s of TXM who wish to access a free exhibition day pass, courtesy of TXM, should contact us. As you know, we’re always here to help.
Tim McLean Features on Lean Leadership Podcast
Published: April 20, 2016
TXM Director, Tim McLean, is to feature in on a forthcoming Lean Leadership Podcast. Tim was interviewed by podcast host, Chris Burnham about his personal Lean journey, his advice to Lean practitioners starting out on their career journey and his book, “Grow Your Factory Grow Your Profits: Lean for Small and Medium Sized Manufacturing Enterprises”.
One Day Project Management Workshop – Countdown
Published: April 15, 2016
One day public project management workshops are being rolled out across key locations around Australia by Kevin Bennett from TXM Lean Solutions. Countdown is a powerful, high-involvement project simulation in which teams assume roles at a fictional company with a critical need to improve their project management processes.
TXM to be part of the world’s largest Liquefied Natural Gas event
Published: April 6, 2016
TXM Director, Ron Spiteri, will represent TXM Lean Solutions at LNG 18 to ensure that TXM maintain currency with the value drivers, needs, and direction of the industry. In doing so, TXM are able to innovate and ensure that they remain at the forefront of Lean Consulting in the Oil & Gas sector.
TXM Represented at the 2016 Lean Transformation Summit
Published: March 30, 2016
Robert Chittenden, TXM senior consultant, represented TXM at the 2016 Lean Transformation Summit, held in Las Vegas, USA March 17 – 18 2016, along with over 650 Lean enthusiasts from companies around the globe.
Tim McLean’s Visit to Shanghai has a Distinctly European Flavour
Published: February 26, 2016
TXM Director, Tim McLean has spent the last week in Shanghai. The week has featured a high level engagement with the European business community in Shanghai.
TXM Customer Survey Reveals Excellent Results
In the past year, TXM customers have been completing an on line feedback survey when we complete a project. We recently reviewed the results of these surveys and the results were impressive.
TXM Goes Global in 2016
Published: January 28, 2016
The first week of February 2016 will be a milestone for TXM’s ongoing global expansion. TXM projects will be underway in six countries on four continents.
Best Practice Network Launched in Queensland
The rapidly growing Best Practice Network has taken another major step forward with the launch of Best Practice Network Queensland, based in Brisbane. Increasingly clients are seeing the value of providing all their operations across Australia with access to this outstanding business networking service.
John Pollaers to Headline Operational Excellence National Summit – Melbourne 3 December
Published: November 27, 2015
John Pollaers, the Chairman of the Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council will be the keynote speaker for the Best Practice Network Operational Excellence National Summit on 3 December at the Melbourne Airport Park Royal Hotel.
Practical Tools and Techniques Expose Organisational Culture
Published: November 24, 2015
TXM Director Ron Spiteri facilitated an interactive workshop on How to Achieve Sustainable Cultural Change at the 2015 AME International Conference.
Best Practice Network Launches in New South Wales
Published: October 31, 2015
Best Practice Network is proud to announce its launch in New South Wales with the inaugural event held at personal hygiene products manufacturer, Ontex in Sydney on 13 October.
TXM to exhibit at The Assembly Show 2015 in Rosemont, Illinois on 27 – 29 October 2015
Published: October 14, 2015
TXM will be exhibiting at The Assembly Show 2015 in Rosemont, Illinois on 27 – 29 October, 2015. The TXM Stand #1243 will be manned by TXM Director, Ron Spiteri, and TXM Consultant, Theron DeBella.
TXM to run cultural change workshop at AME International Conference in Cincinnati on 19 October 2015
TXM will be running a workshop on How to Achieve Sustainable Cultural Change at the 2015 AME International Conference in Cincinnati, USA the worlds largest and most well attended annual Lean Manufacturing Conference.
Lean in the Office – TXM inspires thousands of business leaders
Published: September 17, 2015
TXM Director, Ron Spiteri, delivered a keynote presentation to a live audience of 3,000, with an additional 4,000 connected via global live streaming.