Case 9: Thermo Fischer Scientific




Thermo Fisher Scientific is located in Vilnius, Lithuania with its Biosciences Center of Excellence. They started their Lean Journey in 2007 in collaboration with external consultants. In 2013, they integrated the continuous improvement philosophy into the company’s strategy with a clear vision and strong top management commitment. Their Practical Process Improvement Business System empowers and engages employees to provide ideas 24/7. Thermo Fisher Scientific received the Shingo Award recognizing their efforts and impact applying lean to achieve Operational Excellence.