FTC 2016: Norbert Majerus, Lean Champion, Goodyear

Goodyear’s lean champion, Norbert Majerus, will discuss streamlining and automation of tire plants at Future Tire Conference 2016, 24-25 May, in Essen, Germany.

MajerusMajerus, along with other industry veterans from Michelin, Mesnac, Pelmar Engineering and Quehenberger Logistics, will take part in a Day 2 panel discussion on how lean, automated and flexible can tire manufacturers become.

Beginning in 2005, Norbert has implemented a principles-based lean product development process at the three global innovation centres of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, first in Akron, OH, and then in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, and Hanau, Germany. For nearly a decade he has been Goodyear’s lean champion in research and development.

Norbert, born and raised in Luxembourg, has a degree from the Universitaet des Saarlandes, Saarbruecken, Germany, and has worked most of the disciplines in the Goodyear innovation centers in Luxembourg and Akron.

Norbert recently published his first book “Lean-driven Innovation,” and he has spoken at many conferences in the USA and other countries.

Future Tire Conference 2016 will be held during the Reifen 2016 /RubberTech Europe expos on 24-27 May in Essen, Germany. For more information, please visit the  Future Tire Conference website.

For registration details, please contact the conference support team.