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Professional Associations

Events and Seminars

June 19-21, 2017:  Barcelona, Spain:  The 19th annual EMEA Supply Chain and Logistics conference is limited to 600 attendees. The global economy impacts all manufacturers, as we impact it. Take advantage of this great opportunity to talk with your peers. Speakers are from ZTE, Ikea, and other well known global companies.

June 29, 2017:  Elkhart and Mishawaka, IN:  Much of the world is at war.  Come see how AM General and its suppler Dynamic Metals are answering the call. Tour both facilities to learn how they optimize one-piece-flow and perfect quality in meeting the needs for armored Humvee production to protect the troops.

July 27, 2017: Akron, OH:  If reducing time to market is so important, why do so few manufacturers slice R&D and product development times using lean principles?  At Goodyear, lean thinking has enhanced the flow of creative ideas from inception to market launch, has created the capacity needed, and has significantly increased the speed of the process. It also has improved quality and enabled Goodyear to release 1,500 new products or SKU’s globally every year on time and on target.  The process is duplicated in all 3 of their international innovation centers. Learn about Lean Driven Innovation at its finest.

October 9-13, 2017:  Boston, MA:  AME’s annual conference is in Boston this year.  Over 2,000 of like-minded operations leaders and followers will be there.  Check out the workshops, tours, keynotes, and practitioner presentations.

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