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Category Archives: Current Projects

Completed projects and briefs

Dr. J. R.Thomas Associates led a Lean programme for leading chimney manufacturers Brickfab at their facility in Pontypool. Dr. J. R.Thomas Associates led a 5S programme for  Roberts of Port Dinorwic who develop and produce quality, award-winning prepared dishes at … Continue reading

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Cambridge University : Institute for Manufacturing

Dr John R. Thomas is a member of a team that is responsible for developing innovative services to support manufacturing businesses on behalf of the Institute for Manufacturing at Cambridge University. He specialises in advising small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMM) … Continue reading

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Cyrsiau trwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg/ Courses through the medium of Welsh

Yn dilyn cyfres o gyrsiau llwyddiannus i sefydliadau megis  Bwrdd Yr iaith Gymraeg,  S4C a Menter a Busnes mae gan  Dr. John R. Thomas Associates  bortffolio o gyrsiau trwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg, gan gynnwys : Ceir modiwlau sy’n ymwneud a’r … Continue reading

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Leadership development courses

Current Management development programmes : 1.  A six month management development programme was run in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 across 3 sites  for Abbey Board : the U.K.’s largest sheetfeeder.  This initiative involved training and mentoring a team of people … Continue reading

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Public sector projects

Dr. John R. Thomas Associates undertook a major systems analysis and improvement project for the Welsh Joint Education Committee’s examination paper production and logistics system. Yn dilyn prosiectau llwyddiannus yn y gorffenol, gofynwyd i  Dr. John R. Thomas Associates i gyd-lynnu … Continue reading

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Train the Trainer Programmes.

Following the launch of the successful  ‘Train the Trainer’ programmes launched in 2006, several organisations have contracted Dr. John R. Thomas Associates to run trainer development programmes during 2007 to 2011. (Details of this programme are outlined in the website). … Continue reading

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Public Courses

An exciting and timely new course is scheduled to be launched in conjunction with Training Services Wales in the 2nd half of 2012 : LEAN APPROACHES FOR LEAN TIMES : ENSURING THE PUBLIC SECTOR DELIVERS VALUE FOR MONEY SUMMARY OF … Continue reading

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Public sector projects

Dr. John R. Thomas Associates undertook a major systems analysis and improvement project for the Welsh Joint Education Committee’s examination paper production and logistics system. Yn dilyn prosiectau llwyddiannus yn y gorffenol, gofynwyd i  Dr. John R. Thomas Associates i gyd-lynnu … Continue reading

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International projects

Dr John R. Thomas Associates undertook a major Lean Manufacturing Project for a leading Insulation panel manufacturer in Nijmegen in the Netherlands . This programme focused on maximising throughput and minimising waste from the process. This has now been extended … Continue reading

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Public Courses

An exciting and timely new course is scheduled to be launched in conjunction with Training Services Wales in the 2nd half of 2012 : LEAN APPROACHES FOR LEAN TIMES : ENSURING THE PUBLIC SECTOR DELIVERS VALUE FOR MONEY SUMMARY OF … Continue reading

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