Lean Business Ireland Conference Exhibitors 2025

Advanced Technical Concepts Ltd.

Our solutions include:
- modular tubling and square profile solutions such as racks, trollies, workstations, height adjustable benches, machine enclosures,
- bespoke stainless steel fabrication for solutions that require a combination of stainless and modular tubing or square profile,
- totes & containers,
- visual management soutions such as KPI boards, shadow boards, safety signage and floor tapes for floor marking.

Our innovative and bespoke engineered solutions are designed with the operator at core. From concept design right through to installation, our flexible solutions will grow with your production line and/or workspace, maximising efficiencies every step of the way.

ATC Automation

ATC Automation specify, supply and support WeASSIST from German manufacturer Werma. WeASSIST is an innovative wireless plug and play solution for comprehensive and continuous monitoring of your production and logistics processes. It's cloud-based, easy to install, quick to retrofit and highly scalable which make the WERMA WeASSIST the ideal solution for all enterprises that want to ensure full transparency in their entire value chain.
All relevant data is clearly displayed regardless of the source (manufacturer, type and age of machines or manual workstations). Unlike complex MDC/MES systems or IoT solutions, WeASSIST makes all potential optimisations easily visible and evaluable in real time and from anywhere.

Blocworx

Blocworx is a no-code software that facilitates enterprise-level digitalisation & Operational Efficiencies. The Blocworx Platform allows companies / organisations to deliver Software solutions without needing to code.

Build entire workflows, track processes, implement rules, checks and user criteria, and use all your data to analyse your performance, productivity, and create automated reports / Dashboards.

Our customers have built products such as Manufacturing Execution Systems - MES, CRMs, Quality Management Systems - QMS, Warehouse Management Systems - WMS, HR Systems and hundreds of Tracking Modules for everything from ESD logs to Asset Tracking to GDPR Compliance to Health & Safety / Risk Assessments.

We have developed a network of No Code Builders / Citizen Developers, Subject Experts and API / Integration Developers. For more information, please visit https://www.blocworx.com/

Crystal Lean Solutions

Crystal Lean Solutions (CLS) was founded by Maria Ryan in early 2008. We believe that people are the critical success factor to compete in any business sector and our team is what makes us successful.
Our aim is to develop peoples’ capability in Lean Thinking to systematically deliver results by making your job easier.
Our team is rich in experience in all aspects of the Lean journey with careers spanning up to 30 years in Operations Management. We support organisations in construction, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, engineering, medial device and services sectors. We offer a diverse range of services including Lean Coaching, Lean Training, Lean Resources, Strategic Development, Data Driven Decision Making, Funding Support/Advice and Change Management.
We bring a unique energy to support you with this change programme, in a flexible, patient and professional manner.

Dataworks

For over 29 years Dataworks have helped leading Life Science companies to deliver better outcomes through the Optimisation, Automation and Digitisation of their Processes. We apply our deep understanding of your sector, our Lean and OpEx experience to deliver truly transformational solutions to your business. We work collaboratively across all functions and levels of your business to develop the optimum solution with you. We strive to ensure that the social and technical aspect of your workplace operate in harmony, empowering your teams to work more effectively, make more informed decisions and enabling them to deliver their true value to your organisation.

Contact us any time if you would like to discuss how we can use our experience and expertise to deliver real benefits to your business.

Address: Dataworks Ltd Unit 4i, Six Cross Roads Business Park Waterford.
Tel: +353 (0)51 878 555
Website: www.dataworks.ie

Engineering Industries Ireland

As Ireland’s engineering business representative group and one of Ibec’s newest Trade Association launched in November 2021, Engineering Industries Ireland represents over 150 industrial engineering manufacturing and services companies in Ireland.
The engineering sectors we represent have exports at €8.8 billion or 3.6% of national exports, 10,800 enterprises employing 50,751 people and 65% indigenous companies. Our members are involved in industrial automation, precision engineering, agriculture machinery, material handling, packaging, energy and environment, process engineering, automotive, metal fabrication & processing, renewables and engineering services.
We represent engineering businesses, both homegrown and multinationals, big and small, to advocate for a supportive business environment, as well as provide expert employer relations, industry insight and incomparable networking opportunities for our members.

Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is the Irish government’s enterprise development agency. We invest in and support the development of Irish-owned companies on their journey to achieving greater scale and to become global leaders in their field. This provides a platform for strong economic growth, and creating and sustaining jobs in communities around the country. Our teams in Ireland and across our network of 39 international offices help Irish companies to develop high-growth strategies and to enter new markets with innovative and sustainable solutions.

GEMBADOCS

GembaDocs: Your Fastest and Easiest SOP Solution

GembaDocs takes the pain out of creating and implementing SOPs in your organization. With us, anyone can create an SOP in less than 3 minutes - we dare you to come to our stand and find out! Join us for some SOP games and a competition on the day to win a free annual subscription.

From multinational giants to agile SMEs in over 30 countries, GembaDocs proudly represents Irish innovation. We're lean people who excel in software, not software people playing at lean! Come and talk to us today!

ICBE Advanced Productivity Skillnet

The Irish Centre for Business Excellence - (ICBE)

Helping Businesses Be the Best They Can Be

Exploring new and better ways of working that will bring improvements in the shortest time.

Learning how a challenge that has kept you awake at night has been solved by others.

And knowing that you’re building a strong company not just for yourself, but as part of your commitment to Ireland’s competitive future.

The key to it all is SHARING. A coming together for the good of not just one, but for all. At the Irish Centre of Business Excellence, our Members know that power is gained by sharing knowledge, not holding on to it. Because knowledge only reaches its true potential when we pass it on – and watch it multiply. Without a doubt, some of the most successful companies in the world are those who share, collaborate and practice free exchange of ideas.

This ‘willingness to work together’ is in the DNA of the ICBE, and has seen us help set, support and share best business practice, skills and knowledge for all our Members within the manufacturing and service industries.

Through events, customised funded training, Benchmarking Visits to exemplary companies and our unique Call for Support process we facilitate continuous improvement, spread innovations and collectively solve problems for the good of all.

ICBE Advanced Productivity Skillnet
This comprehensive Skillnet is committed to promoting innovation and productivity though industry-led training for the manufacturing and service sectors in Ireland. Advanced methodologies and technology are key focus areas.

Focusing initially on Lean, Six Sigma and Shingo, this Skillnet has expanded to include key technologies and methodologies from automation to data analytics and additive manufacturing.

IDA Ireland

IDA Ireland is Ireland’s Inward Investment Promotion Agency. The Agency partners with overseas companies to secure new investment in Ireland and collaborates with companies to expand their existing footprint in Ireland. IDA Ireland works with a portfolio of 1,800+ overseas companies operating in Ireland across a myriad of industry sectors from Technology and Life Sciences to International Services and Financial Services.

Today, 9 of the top 10 Pharmaceutical companies, 14 of the top 15 Medical Technology companies, 9 of the top 10 Industrial Automation companies and 7 of the top 10 Global Software companies have established operations in Ireland.

With over 70 years experience in partnering with corporations and start-ups to internationalise and scale, IDA Ireland has gained a unique perspective on what it takes to succeed – come and speak to us during the Lean Business Ireland conference so that we can discuss in more detail how we can support you as you continue to grow and innovate your operations in Ireland.

Jigsaw Better Business

Jigsaw Better Business are an award-winning team of Operational Excellence coaches delivering Enterprise Ireland, IDA and Local Enterprise Office programmes and support. Jigsaw Better Business help business leaders to step back and look at what they do each day with fresh eyes. With a highly-skilled team across 4 pillars - Operations, Digital, Sustainability and People Development, we recognise helping people is at the heart of every project. It is people who carry out the daily business operations, manage the business, and have a vision for its future.

When companies work with Jigsaw Better Business, it means having an experienced coach & mentor stand alongside you, asking insightful questions. We have worked with hundreds of businesses across Ireland and no matter what kind of business you have, after working with us you will make improvements in how you operate. Every project we have worked on has resulted in cost savings or increased capacity and usually both together.

Put simply, through creative problem solving, people development, and process innovation, we help great businesses like yours BE BETTER.

LBSPartners 

Founded in 2002, LBSPartners is a business consultancy firm that provides leadership and operational excellence training that specialises in the areas of digitalisation, business excellence & strategic direction. We are guided by the LBS business transformation framework, enabling our clients to become better businesses.
We work closely with our clients to help them transform into the streamlined efficient operation they aspire to be. Together we do this by guiding our clients in developing skills and techniques to become more efficient, productive, and cost-effective to fulfil the value proposition they offer to their customers.
We have extensive Digital, Operational Excellence, and Leadership experience in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Irish-owned, indigenous companies across a number of sectors, including manufacturing, engineering, financial services, public sector, and medical devices.

The Leading Edge Group

Leading Edge Group is an international management consulting company that offers training, coaching, and consulting support to companies across multiple verticals including the life science, food & drink, general manufacturing, services and public sector, as well as many other sectors. The company adopts Lean, Six Sigma, and change management principles and philosophies to deliver improvement and change management solutions for organisations from its locations in Ireland, Canada, and Australia. They are experts in Digital Consultancy and architects of the “OneView” solution which analyses a process, product, or service from a climate change, operational excellence, and digital perspective to deliver an integrated improvement roadmap to meet business, environmental and digital goals.
They have been involved in some of the largest change transformation programs ever delivered in Ireland as well as supporting multiple transformations across the technology, food and manufacturing sectors. They also offer a large suite of e-learning, online learning and face-to-face accredited training programs in continuous improvement and soft skills, with over 10,000 qualified students.

LeanTeams

Unlock Your competitive edge with LeanTeams

Introduction:
Are you ready to elevate your organisation's performance and achieve extraordinary results?

LeanPractitioner Program:
Our renowned LeanPractitioner program, in operation since 2009, has successfully completed over 600 projects. Participants have the opportunity to earn the nationally recognised QQI Level 5 certification.

Expert Coaching:
Our coaches will mentor your staff through process improvement projects. Individual projects have yielded an impressive annual return of €50,000, all with an investment of less than €2000 per person. On average, projects deliver an outstanding return of €15,000 in hard savings.

Ideal Partner for Forward-Thinking Organisations:
Choose LeanTeams as your strategic partner if your organisation:
• Sees practical process improvement as integral to its operations.
• Values the development and growth of its people.
• Prioritises individualised support to drive process excellence.

Engaging Workforce Transformation:
Through our interactive in-person or online business simulations, we immerse your entire workforce in Lean concepts, making learning practical and experiential

Macmarts

Macmarts is designed to empower and enable engineers to be more effective, efficient, and innovative in their work. This platform provides a suite of tools, resources, and features that help engineers streamline their workflows, automate repetitive tasks, collaborate effectively, and make informed decisions. The goal of Macmarts is to free up engineers from mundane and time-consuming activities, allowing them to focus on tasks that bring higher value to their projects and organizations.

S A Partners

Since 1993 our team have been dedicated to assisting organisations globally to build and leverage their capabilities, and develop the business systems required to achieve Operational Excellence. We do this through a combination of accredited Leadership & Lean training; coaching and specialist consultancy services.

As the world's largest Shingo Consultancy, we conduct assessments and accredited workshops at various locations worldwide. Over the years, our team has supported numerous companies on their journey to the excellence and the Shingo Prize. We have been awarded 4 Shingo Publication Awards.

We are not a typical consultancy as we firmly believe we have succeeded when you no longer require our services. Our focus lies in fostering your internal capabilities to ensure you achieve sustainable success and ideal results.

Together, the Power to Improve

SQT Training 

For 30 years, we’ve brought the latest thinking, the leading techniques and the most accomplished industry trainers into ambitious organisations, large and small, throughout Ireland, the UK and beyond.  We empower people with the capability to help their organisations reach the highest standards, maintain compliance and drive efficiency.  We are renowned for a dynamic, practical real world approach.  A combination of theory and practice that works.

We believe, in the field, the best people to learn from are seasoned industry experts, not just academics.  That’s why we so carefully hand- pick every single tutor.  People who have worked at the coalface, who can draw on their experience and share real world insights, stories and techniques. Leaders to empower and inspire you.

Training is much more effective when it’s made relevant to your organisation and your particular needs.  That’s why we make it our business to understand your business.  With that understanding we can best advise on who needs what training, and tailor programmes to precisely address your unique needs.

Keeping Digital Simple.

RIKON

RIKON is a hybrid centre of innovation in Business Technology Management situated on the South East Technological University (SETU) campus, in the heart of the South East of Ireland. Our BizTech strategists specialise in solving business problems and creating commercial opportunities through pioneering research advancements across business strategy, innovation, design, operational excellence and technology optimisation. RIKON think differently because we are a mix of business strategists, technologists and design thinkers who will create, incubate and deliver a future for your business that will produce extraordinary results and allow you to leapfrog your competition.