Conference by Alexandre Sabot and Philip Marris - Industry in the future

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From a tolerated industry to a desirable industry with an introduction to TLS - TOC, Lean, Six Sigma, a winning combination

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  • Date: Wednesday the 3rd of June 2015, from 1:00PM to 8:30PM, followed by a cocktail buffet

  • Location: Parc des expositions, Rennes, Salon Ouest Industries.

A shared vision for the industry of the future


"A performing, flexible, connected, less resource-intensive industry which is fulfilling for the men and women it employs, vitalizing for the territories where it is established and integrated into an open and globalized economy."


Shaping the industry of the future, replacing the industry in the heart of Society, City and Life.


The speakers


Alexandre SAUBOT, the new President of UIMM and

Philip MARRIS, founder of MARRIS Consulting


Alexandre Saubot is the head of ETI familiale Haulotte Group (1500 employees in the world), manufacturing man-up lifts. Graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (top engineering school in France), he started his career occupying different positions in administration, in ministerial cabinet and in banking. He conducted several national-level assignments. As a company leader and a member of the Medef Labor Relations Board, the President of Medef gave him the responsability in 2014 of negociating about the modernization of the social dialogue.


Philip Marris is a consulting engineer specialized in industrial management and the founder of Marris Consulting. For a long time he has run consulting operations in the industry of the largest group of consulting in this area in France. He conducted more than 90 assignments in the industry (big groups, mid-cap companies, SMEs). He also worked with Eliyahu Goldratt, the founder of the Theory of Constraints. He is one of the founding member of the TOC organization in France. He presents at many conferences every year and has taught industrial management at HEC (top business school in France).


The Schedule


"Industrial performance and industry of the future" symposium from 13:00 to 16:45

13h00: Welcome of participants

13h30: Symposium


Opening by Philippe HAMEL, Value Stream Manager at Parker Hannifin Manufacturing France SAS.

  1. The LEAN Process
    Deployment of a continuous improvement process the "LEAN" way

    with Frédéric SORRE (INSA)

    and Philippe CARRERES (Yves ROCHER)

 2. Improvement of the performance: a global vision
- Workshop highlighting the variability of processes, by MSEO students from INSA
- LS (TOC, LEAN, 6 Sigma): a winning combination, par Philip MARRIS (MARRIS Consulting)

 3. Change management
Inter-entreprise change management, by Marc BERGEON and Xavier MEDARD (Sens & Co)


Conference, debate "The industry of the future" from 17:30 to 20:00

The industry of the future... it's happening now!

The main witness: Alexandre SAUBOT, New Président of the UIMM (Union of Metallurgy Industries and Businesses).

"For a more industrial France: social affairs supporting the competitiveness of the industry".

Speaker: Thierry WEIL,

General Engineer from Mines Engineering School, PhD in Physics, Authority to supervise Research in Management, member of French Academy of Technologies, Mines ParisTech Professor and General Delegate of "la Fabrique de l'Industrie" (a industrial think tank in France).


Roundtable meeting participants:

 o    Eric JOURDE: General Director of FIEEC (Federation of Electric, Electronic and Communication Industries)

 o    Michel DANCETTE: Director of innovation of the group FIVES

 o    Marcel TORRENTS: President of DELTA DORE

 o    Georges JOBARD: President of F2I (Funds for industrial innovation)

 o    Jérôme FRANTZ: President of FIM (Federation of Mecanical Industries)


Co-organizaed with the partners: UIMM, F2I, FIEEC and FIM.

Launch of the new platform of the industry of the future


Election of the best "Trophy of industrial projects - Bretagne" in the evening.

Category Youth - Schools - Companies. Public Vote.

Guided tour of the area "Factory of the future" 20h - 20H30

This tour will be followed by a dining cocktail 20h30 - 22h


Les partenaires


Event organized by UIMM 35-56 (Union of Metallurgy Industries and Businesses in Ille-et-Vilaine and Morbihan)


Vignette logo Ouest industries Salon Ouest Industries 

Vignette UIMM Ile Vilaine UIMM 35-56


Vignette UIC Ouest AtlantiqueUIC Ouest Atlantique

Vignette Plasti Ouest Plasti Ouest

Vignette UIMM 22   UIMM 22        

Vignette UIMM 29  UIMM 29 

Vignette FIMFIM

Vignette FIEEC     FIEEC Fédération des Industries Electriques, Electroniques et Communication

Vignette F2I Fonds F2I 

Vignette UIMM UIMM

About Marris Consulting

Marris Consulting is an industry consulting and training company specialized in the Theory of Constraints (ToC) and Critical Chain Project Management. We focus on improving the performance of manufacturing and process industries by using Constraints Management combined with Lean and Six Sigma. To boost project performance, we also use Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM), which we sometimes combine with Lean Engineering. Our 2-day performance audits, our performance consulting services and our project management, Lean, ToC & CCPM training by our industry consultants offer a wide range of solutions to help our clients around the world reach the highest possible levels of performance.

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