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During its membership to JTEKT Group, HPI has inherited from its Japan way of thinking with the implementation of several working and production systems. The HPI philosophy is now a mix of Japan and French know-how. Thus, you understand better our thoroughness and quality expectation to deliver you excellent quality products.

Our mindset

A bit of vocabulary !

Kaizen: The kaizen philosophy is the practice of continuous improvement based on certain guiding principles as:

  • Good processes bring good results
  • Go see for yourself to grasp the current situation
  • Speak with data, manage by facts
  • Take action to contain and correct root causes of problems
  • Work as a team
  • Kaizen is everybody’s business

Kaizen is a system that involves every employee. Everyone is encouraged to come up with small improvement suggestions on a regular basis.

Monozukuri: The « Monozukuri » spirit  is the art of refined craftmanship an superior quality

Genchi Genbutsu:  The “Genchi Genbutsu” principle means “go and see”. It suggests that in order to truly understand a situation and take the appropriate decisions to solve the problem, one needs to go to the ‘real place’ – where the problem is.

The « 5 S »: The list describes how to organize a work space for efficiency and effectiveness by identifying and storing the items used, maintaining the area and items, and sustaining the new order.

  • Seiri : sort
  • Seiton : set in order
  • Seiso : sweep
  • Seiketsu : standardize
  • Shitsuke : sustain
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