“Grow Your Factory, Grow Your Profits” Released in Chinese Translation
TXM Managing Director, Tim McLean’s first book, “Grow Your Factory, Grow Your Profits: Lean for Small and Medium Sized Manufacturing Enterprises” (Productivity Press, 2014) was recently released in Chinese translation. Tim and TXM have worked with a range of small and medium sized manufacturers in China and they face many of the same challenges faced …
Last Chance to Sign Up For Dennis McCarthy Total Productive Maintenance Workshops
It is now less than three weeks before Dennis McCarthy, world leading expert on Total Productive Maintenance, arrives in Australia to present a series of workshops with the Best Practice Network. Maintenance is a hot topic for leaders in manufacturing, supply chain and agribusiness and Dennis is a world leader on the application of Total …
David Jaksa Joins TXM as a Senior Lean Consultant in Melbourne
TXM is pleased to welcome David Jaksa to our team. David has worked with us as an associate for more than a year, proving himself to be a highly capable Lean leader and consultant. He now joins our team as a Senior Lean Consultant in Melbourne. David Jaksa has had an outstanding career in Lean …
Anil Gupta Joins TXM as a Senior Lean Consultant in Canada
TXM is pleased to welcome Anil Gupta to the TXM team in North America as a Senior Lean Consultant in Canada. Anil is based in Toronto in Canada and joins our new company TXM Lean Solutions North America, based in Calgary, Alberta. Anil has been helping organizations improve their performance over the past 15 years. …
Bernard Azzi Joins TXM as a Senior Lean Consultant in Germany
TXM is pleased to welcome Bernard Azzi to our growing global team as a Senior Lean Consultant in Germany. Bernard is based in the beautiful city of Heidelberg in Germany and will be working with our clients in Germany and across Europe. Bernard is an exceptionally experienced Lean consultant having worked with dozens of companies …
Simon Jones Joins TXM as Senior Lean Consultant in Sydney
TXM is pleased to welcome Simon Jones to our consulting team. Simon will be based in Sydney. Simon has had an outstanding career in Lean and operations with Boeing and Qantas. At Boeing Simon was trained by Japanese ex-Toyota Lean experts. His work ranged across production engineering, production line design and operations management. Simon rose …
TXM Partners with AI Group to Deliver Victorian Regional Manufacturing Clusters Program
TXM is pleased to announce that we have been selected as the sole Lean consulting provider to the Victorian Regional Manufacturing Clusters program. The Victorian Government has partnered with AI Group on this innovative new program. It will provide support for over 100 companies across ten regional cities to improve their business performance so they …
Leading International Lean Maintenance Expert Headed to Australia for Best Practice Network
The Best Practice Network is proud to host Dennis McCarthy, UK-based Author and Lean Expert, to run a series of workshops in August and September 2018, across Queensland, Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria. Dennis is a recognised authority on the application of Lean and TPM tools to deliver year-on-year improvement in performance. He …
Angel Bueno Joins TXM as Senior Lean Consultant in France
TXM is pleased to appoint Angel Bueno as our first Senior Lean Consultant in France. Angel is based in France’s second city, Lyon and brings to TXM extensive experience in manufacturing and Lean. With qualifications in Industrial Engineering and Business, Angel spent 20 years in the truck industry. He worked with Renault, Fiat-Iveco and Volvo-Mack …
More Free Lean Workshops Confirmed
Following the popularity of our Lean for Small and Medium Sized Enterprise workshops around Australia, three new workshops have been confirmed. The new workshops are: Monday 7 May, Melbourne – Hume Global Learning Centre, 1093 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows, VIC, 3047. 8.30am to 4.00pm Tuesday 29 May, Canberra – AI Group Canberra Office, …
Your Opportunity to Visit Three World-Class Production Sites in April
Coming right after the success of February’s Best Practice Network National Summit, the network goes from strength to strength, and is hosting three fantastic events next month. Best Practice Network Members will not want to miss these rare opportunities to visit these high-profile and world-class companies, with the events running in three states: Western Australia …
TXM to Open Office in France and Offer Global Lean Solutions
TXM’s global growth continues. TXM is currently recruiting a consultant to lead our new office in Lyon, France. TXM has already established strong relationships with iconic French global corporations as well as with small and medium sized manufacturers in south eastern France and southern Switzerland. We are now looking to engage a local consultant, fluent …
Best Practice Network Must-See Events in February and March
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Best Practice Network Operational Excellence Summit Sydney – February 22, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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
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.