Our industry partners

The best partners help us to make lean transformation transparent.

We are very happy to be able to present to you companies who have achieved world class in subsectors or in the comprehensive interaction of lean mechanisms.

It gives us great pleasure to welcome you in our Lean Community.

AGCO GmbH (Germany) + AGCO América do Sul (Brazil)

Fendt is a brand of the AGCO Corporation. The AGCO Corporation is a major worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment. AGCO offers a full product line including tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment and implements through more than 3,000 independent dealers and distributors in over 140 countries. Fendt is the corporation's new high-tech brand for highest demands. Together with AGCO, Fendt and its innovations will no longer be limited to Europe, but will be represented on all the markets worldwide.

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Martin Engineering Ltda. (Brazil)

Martin Engineering Ltda.

Martin Engineering was founded in 1944, it headquartered is in Neponset, Illinois – EA, and it has approximately 900 employees in the worldwide. Martin Engineering is a world-leading provider of systems and equipment to make the handling of bulk goods more safe, clean and productive.  Its product line is the most complete of the market in this segment, and it counts on scrapers, solutions to transfer points, air cannons and industrial vibrators, among many others. Martin has its main focus on the development and innovation of high-performance equipment, simplified design and easy maintenance. In Brazil has its headquarters in Campinas and has sales and service teams throughout Brazil. Is still a family owned company with business units and commercial offices in Mexico, China, France, Germany, Britain, Turkey, South Africa, Indonesia, Italy, Peru, Colombia and India, with licenses in Canada, Australia, Japan and Chile.

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SCHOTT Brasil Ltda. (Brazil) + SCHOTT Flat Glass CR, s.r.o. (Czech Republic)

SCHOTT is an international technology group with over 125 years of experience in glass, specialty materials and advanced technologies. With high quality products and intelligent solutions, SCHOTT contributes to the success of its clients and makes SCHOTT part of every one's life.

SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems is one of the leading providers of glass tubes and primary packaging for the pharmaceutical industry. SCHOTT provides quality solutions while complying the highest demands with its experience in special materials, specialized analytical lab services, and an extensive portfolio of products including light bulbs, carpules, vials and syringes of glass and COC polymer. The modern facilities and products comply with the most stringent international quality standards for pharmaceutical needs.

SCHOTT Brasil Ltda, has been located in Itupeva, countryside of São Paulo, since 2001. SCHOTT Brasil has been a manufacturer of parenterals glass packaging in this country for over 75 years. The factory covers a total area of 170,064 m2 with a 15,440 m2 built area and 34,058 m2 area of environmental protection. The technical support from SCHOTT Brazil is one of the company's differences, with a specialized staff offering support to its clients throughout the process of product development up to final packing and with over 450 employees and 1.2 billion units produced by year between ampoules, bottles and carpules.

The Lean Enterprise System along with the principles of continuous improvement is the foundation for achieving the strategic objectives of the company, to transform SCHOTT into an efficient company, with benefits for the employees and the customers.

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Volvo do Brasil (Brazil)

Volvo do Brasil

Present in Brazil since the 70s, the VOLVO trucks began the production in the city of Curitiba in 17.  Since then, VOLVO of Brazil has developed technologies and innovative solutions, both in its products and in production processes and logistics, distribution services and spare parts. VOLVO did this, always acting bravery to satisfy its customers through quick and intelligent, practical solutions. Recently the VOLVO has innovated by launching several new products to meet the needs of an increasingly and sophisticated demanding market, with improvements in safety, comfort, fuel economy, navigation and emissions. In the Decade of 0 Curitiba´s factory went on to improve its processes by introducing the concept of Self Managed Teams. In early 2000, the Curitiba´s factory introduced the concepts of Lean Manufacturing, the embryo of VPS- Volvo Production System,  concept that would later be adopted globally. In this journey, Volvo recorded significant gains in the safety of its employees, the quality of its products and in the industrial productivity. 

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B. Grob do Brasil S.A. (Brazil)

B. Grob do Brasil S.A.

A family business working internationally, based in Mindelheim / Germany and three production plants in São Paulo Brasil, Bluffton / USA and Dalian / RP of China.

The product portfolio covers from a universal machining center until a line of machining of a high complexity with your own automation, as well as integrated machining assembly equipment and fully automated assembly lines.
Since 1958 the B. GROB do Brasil manufactures machines for the Brazilian industry and to the export market. The Brazilian company is the oldest factory from the GROB group and it is an important component and a strong partner in the network of GROB factories. Here in São Paulo are working more than 560 employees in a production area of more than 25.000m² and an annual turnover of almost € 110 million (2013).

The product portfolio covers the supply of manufacturing lines (focus: machining equipment to transmissions and engines) as well as universal machines produced in series (universal machining centers of 4 and 5 axes).

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Iscar do Brasil (Brazil)

Iscar do Brasil, an Israeli multinational company, operates in the cutting tools, commercializing the products manufactured by the headquarters in Israel, in the plant located in Vinhedo and in other manufacturing units in several countries. Since the beginning of its activities in Brazil, in 1995, Iscar has provided and developed solutions for machining Nationwide in various market segments. At its headquarters, in Vinhedo, Iscar has a plant specialized in manufacture special tools, drills, media, bedames, boring bars, milling heads, carbide inserts with special profiles, among other products. 

In addition, it also has the support of professionals able to develop the best solutions for machining market, and a customer service trained to feed the needs of each customer, stock and logistics strategically able to supply their customers with speed and security, infrastructure according to international standards and a Technology Machining Center, inclusive.

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