On Thursday, February 27, 2014, Wisconsin manufacturers representing various industries will meet at the Hyatt Hotel in Milwaukee to share in a day of learning, networking and celebration of manufacturing. This annual event, entitled ‘Manufacturing Matters!’, is an annual event organized by the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP), an organization which “enhances the success of Wisconsin’s small to mid-sized manufacturers by providing real-world knowledge in continuous improvement, business strategies and best practice.”
Click on the image on the right to watch a video welcome message from Mary Isbister, Co-Owner and President of GenMet.
Manufacturing Matters! 2014 will begin at 8:00 a.m. with opening remarks by Wisconsin’s Governor Walker and Buckley Brinkman, WMEP’s Executive Director. Rich Meeusen, Chairman, President and CEO of Badger Meter, Inc. is the featured keynote speaker.
The late morning and early afternoon will offer several breakout sessions, featuring over 50 speakers who will talk about executive and operation hot topics, including:
- Actionable Ideas for Operations
- Continuous Improvement
- Trends That Matter to Manufacturers
- C-Suite Essentials
- Crucial Financial and Legal Information
- Executive Policy and New State Incentives Update
- Advanced Talent Management and Workforce Development, featuring the topic: “The Skills Gap: Is It Real?”
Mike Reader, President of Precision Plus, Inc. will join Eric Isbister, Co-Owner and CEO of GenMet Corporation, and Mark Levine, Founding Director of the Center for Economic Development at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, as panelists to discuss the ‘Skills Gap’ subject. Buckley Brinkman, Executive director of the WMPE will moderate this timely discussion.
Join Precision Plus, Inc.and hundreds of other manufacturers at this great industry event. For more information about Manufacturing Matters! 2014, click here.