Cosmos Corporation plant tour: Continuous improvement update

October 11, 2023 | 9:15 am to 12:15 pm
Central Time
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 |
AME Consortia Member Fee: Complimentary
Member Fee: $50
Non-Member Fee: $99


Cosmos Corporation
601 Pearl Drive
St. Peters, Missouri

This event was rescheduled from August 23, 2023
The in-person portion of this event is for St. Louis consortia members ONLY and is at CAPACITY!
Virtual attendance is still available/open for registration.

Cosmos Corporation invites you to attend a plant tour of their facility. This hybrid tour will offer in-person attendance and a virtual Zoom option. The tour will highlight multiple areas of continuous improvement at Cosmos, including:

  • Gemba walk
  • Visual management
  • Receiving / inbound freight scheduling
  • Cell design and line balancing
  • Business process excellence in NPD
  • Utilizing technology for project management, dashboards, and collaboration

Cosmos Corporation is a recognized leader in natural health, wellness, and care products. From its beginning in 1980, it has been family-owned and operated in the Midwest, with headquarters today in Saint Peters, Missouri. Founded by a barber turned beauty products distributor, it's legacy in human haircare has since expanded to address consumer needs in personal care, pet health and wellness products, and household cleaning solutions under the Texture Theory™, TropiClean®, Naturél Promise®, and Urine Off® brands. Cosmos was established, with a mission, to provide for people experiencing poverty around the globe. Since the beginning, it has supported its founder’s call to meet essential needs like food, shelter, and education for underserved communities. From its humble roots, Cosmos has grown into a global manufacturer with the capacity to make an even greater impact by giving back to programs that serve those in need abroad and closer to home.



Wednesday, October 11, 2023

  • 9:15 a.m. - Arrival and check-in
  • 9:30 a.m. -  Intro - agenda and GMP
  • 9:50 a.m. - Tour (gemba walk, receiving scheduling, manufacturing design, new product development
  • 11:20 a.m. -  Q&A
  • 11:45 a.m. Cosmos minute - company-wide collaboration
  • 12 p.m. - Closing
  • 12:15 p.m. -  Event adjourns
  • Design tools
  • Layout for flow
  • Leader standard work
  • Management system reporting
  • Quality
  • Raw materials and waste reduction
  • Anyone on a CI journey
  • Operations teams
  • Business teams
  • CI teams
  • HR teams
  • Production teams
  • Leadership teams
  • Assembly teams

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