2,500 Lean Practitioners Expected at 2009 International Lean Conference in Northern Kentucky

This year’s Association for Manufacturing Excellence 2009 Annual International Lean Conference is headed to Covington for a homecoming of sorts.


The Association for Manufacturing Excellence started 25 years ago in Covington as the brain child of 100 innovators. It supports manufacturing with practitioner-to-practitioner learning, Lean tools and networking opportunities. The non-profit has more than 5,000 members across the world, and is based in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

The Lean conference is from Oct. 19-23, and will include 60 presentations, 30 workshops and 40 best practices plant tours. The tours include Toyota, Cascades, Cincinnati Machine, Eagle Mfg (Linamar), Goodrich, Hamilton Caster, Messier-Bugatti, SKF, Johnson Controls, Mazak, Miller Brewing, P&G, IAMS and Sweco.

Register by August 31st to save 20% on groups of five or more.  To register or for more information, visit the AME website or call (224) 232-5980 ext. 223.

Writer: Feoshia Henderson
Source: Association for Manufacturing Excellence

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