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Plant Tour - Knorr Brake

  • September 20, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Knorr Brake Systems, 1 Arthur Peck Drive Westminster, MD 21157
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  • Price includes lunch following the tour.
  • Price includes tour AND lunch post-tour.

    Paid MWCC Members (Standard Membership, Individual Membership, Lean Peer Group Members, and current Lean Facilitator Program participants. Tour of facility. Does not include lunch post-tour.

Registration is closed


Located in Westminster, Maryland, Knorr Brake Company (KBC) is a manufacturer of Braking, Door, and HVAC systems for the Mass Transit Rail Industry. KBC is division of Knorr-Bremse, AG a Munich Germany based global leader in the design and manufacture of Brakes, Doors, HVAC, and on-Board OEM systems, aftermarket spare parts, overhaul & maintenance services for the Mass Transit Rail.  

Things you'll see on this tour: 5S, Andon, Shop Floor Management, Visual Management, Line Feed, Plan for Every Part, Continuous Flow & FIFO, Computer-Aided Assembly (CAA), Milkrunner Delivery System, Kaizen Implementation, One-Piece Flow & Batch, High Density Storage of Small Parts, and VSM to Reduce Waste.

Tentative Schedule:

9:00 a.m. - Meet in Lobby/Introductions

9:10 a.m. - Refreshments

9:15 a.m. - Facility Overview Presentation

9:45 a.m. - Safety Message & PPE (Bring own safety glasses and steel-toed shoes)

9:50 a.m. - TOUR

11:20 a.m. - Wrap Up

Optional Networking Lunch following tour

If you have any special dietary requirements, please contact us to arrange alternative dining selections.

Substitutions for registrants is permitted. Refunds for cancellations will not be available after September 12, 2022.

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