On May 23 2019 representatives of Japanese Association for Trade with Russia and NIS (ROTOBO) visited BIG Filter Company chosen for participation in realization of intergovernmental Russian-Japanese KAIZEN programme initiative.
The essence of the programme is that ROTOBO, acting as programme operator, assigns corresponding Japanese experts in kaizen* to perform diagnostics of productivity and to define capacities for effectiveness increase.
During the first introduction visit the parties have discussed and agreed upon further steps.
*Kaizen, or continuous improvement, lies in finding losses (‘muda’), overloads (‘muri’) and other ineffective spots in production process and in removing them from the process. This results in increase of productivity and quality level.