This is a unique opportunity for others to learn from the broad experience the speakers and panel members for this event offer. Especially, in the case of smaller manufacturers that have more freedom to pioneer in new areas...
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 05, 2015
Just on the heels of Manufacturing Day, the Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) event being held on October 7, will dive into how strategic innovation is shaping the next generation of manufacturing. PartnerTech Inc. President, Gary Bruce will moderate an essential panel discussion for small manufacturers.
The NGM event is host to a number of dynamic speakers and will offer two panel discussions for the first time this year. Bruce will moderate the “Innovation Advantages of Small Manufacturers” panel. Attendees will hear from successful manufacturers of all sizes that are gaining advantages in productivity, competitiveness and profitability from strategic innovation.
Gary Bruce, also a Next Generation Manufacturing Advisory Board member has this to say, “This is a unique opportunity for others to learn from the broad experience the speakers and panel members for this event offer. Especially, in the case of smaller manufacturers that have more freedom to pioneer in new areas. We are looking forward to a spirited discussion”.
PartnerTech is well acquainted with innovative ideas in manufacturing as the winner of the 2015 Movers and Makers award and as partner for several technology driven products. PartnerTech provides manufacturing, engineering and assembly resources for companies like NanoLumens, a leading marketer of large format LED displays.
Other speakers at the event include executives from high-profile brands such as Starbucks, Wal-Mart and Bridgestone Golf. The event is being held at the College Football Hall of Fame and will introduce a special guest speaker from the organization.
NGM is a non-profit business forum for manufacturers and their resources to exchange best practices relating to innovation, people and processes to create the next generation of manufacturing. Crossing all verticals, NGM coordinates programming dedicated to the support and growth of manufacturing in Georgia. Ongoing events include plant tours and by invitation c-level roundtables providing the opportunity to share best practices and ideas in a confidential setting.
PartnerTech is a Next Generation Manufacturing platinum sponsor.
PartnerTech is a global industrial partner offering customized solutions throughout the product lifecycle, from product development to manufacturing and aftermarket services, in a number of market areas such as MedTech and Oil & Gas. With approximately 1,400 employees at its plants in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland, the UK, the United States and China, PartnerTech reports annual sales of more than SEK 2.2 billion.
PartnerTech was recently acquired by Scanfil plc, an international contract manufacturer and system supplier with nearly 40 years of experience in demanding contract manufacturing.
Scanfil is headquartered in Sievi, Finland and has production operations in Finland, China, Germany, Hungary and Estonia. Scanfil’s turnover in 2014 was EUR 214.5 million and it employed a total of 1,800 people. The key elements of Scanfil’s operations include a vertically integrated production system and the provision of services and supply chain management to customers over the entire life cycle of the product. Its customers include international operators in the automation, energy, data transmission and health technology sectors, and companies operating in fields related to urbanization, among other industries. For more information http://www.partnertech.com and http://http://www.scanfil.com