LAHORE - A five-day training programme on Lean Manufacturing by the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA), in collaboration with National Productivity (NPO) and Asian Productivity Organisation, Japan (APO) at Lahore would conclude on Thursday (today). According to a SMEDA spokesman the programme is being conducted by Toshiaki Nakamura, who is a world renowned expert on the Lean Manufacturing. Having more than 40 years of experience as a highly effective trainer in the field of Productivity and Quality Management with a special emphasis on Lean Manufacturing, Nakamura has successfully implemented Lean Manufacturing Projects in USA, Thailand, Mexico and Japan. Taking cognizance of the Lean Manufacturing techniques and the high expertise of Nakamura, the industrial community of Pakistan has taken a great interest in this training programme.