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