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How People are Innovating and Bringing Production to Life and Producing Happiness for All
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How People are Innovating and Bringing Production to Life and Producing Happiness for All

Toyota’s commitment to train, develop and empower team members to transform our future : Toyota Production System basics and real practical application Talent development at every role (TM/TL/GLs, Maintenance, Engineering, & Leadership) Leveraging talent – Innovations to streamline operations Introduction to Toyota’s newest plant – TMMGT — Brian Krinock SVP, Vehicle Manufacturing & Production Engineering Toyota Brian Krinock is senior vice president, Vehicle Plants, for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). TMNA supports Toyota’s engineering and manufacturing operations in North America. In his current role, Krinock is responsible for Toyota’s seven vehicle assembly plants. Prior to his current role, Krinock served for five…

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Delivering Transformation Across the Value Chain Through Digital Product Creation
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Delivering Transformation Across the Value Chain Through Digital Product Creation

How has the pandemic magnified change in the apparel industry How has digital product creation helped teams to make and sell products in a more collaborative way How do standards play a key role in the creation of digital products How can using  digital tools prepare us for an uncertain future What are the ways digital prototyping  can be used as a sustainability enabler — Jami Dunbar SVP, Product Supply Under Armour Jami Dunbar is Senior Vice President of Under Armour’s Global Product Supply. With 25 years’ experience in apparel and footwear, her key focus is conceiving, testing and developing…

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Building the Capability to Predict New Consumer Behaviors
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Building the Capability to Predict New Consumer Behaviors

Leveraging data to model new scenarios and predict demand changes Collaborating to improve utility of the technology an organization already has How to think about a development roadmap in the current climate Designing cross-functional projects that support a culture of partnership — Dave Warrick General Manager, Global Supply Chain Microsoft As GM of Global Supply Chain for Microsoft, Dave manages the order to cash cycle, Channel Operations Planning  and Distribution & Logistics for all Microsoft physical products worldwide including Xbox, Surface, Accessories and Surface Hub.  He also manages all aspects of Channel Management, Software Manufacturing, and numerous other functions as…

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An Ecosystem-Based Approach to Transitioning to Advanced MFG
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An Ecosystem-Based Approach to Transitioning to Advanced MFG

Nissan is on a journey to create an ecosystem for equipment and quality visibility Technology building blocks are implemented to create this ecosystem based on plant needs with positive ROI These building blocks are being driven from the shop floor to ensure the right technology is deployed at the right time making the transition to advance manufacturing smoother Once complete the building blocks are tied together, higher-level data analysis possible providing greater insight to process than ever thought possible — David Johnson VP, Production Engineering & New Model Quality Nissan Group of North America David Johnson is vice president, Production Engineering…

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The Future of Manufacturing: Building Prize-Winning Capability
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The Future of Manufacturing: Building Prize-Winning Capability

Understanding and building prize winning manufacturing capability What is the role of leadership required to deliver WCM Illustrating what prize winning results look like Key learning from a senior executive who’s taken plants from around the globe to Prize Winning Performance What are the future challenges for Manufacturing — Daniel Myers Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business University of Tennessee Retired EVP of Integrated Supply Chain Mondelēz International Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business, University of Tennessee Board Member for Two Companies Private Equity Senior Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group Retired EVP, Global Supply Chain, Mondelēz International…

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Modernizing the Company Edison Built: GE Appliances Champions Innovation and Digitization
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Modernizing the Company Edison Built: GE Appliances Champions Innovation and Digitization

Regionalizing a global manufacturing footprint to meet demands for local sourcing and production New business model and revitalized House of Brands allows us to grow closer to customers Digital supply chain enables business transformation in more complex and disruptive world — Bill Good VP, Supply Chain Network GE Appliances As Vice President, Supply Chain Network at GE Appliances, a Haier company, Bill Good is responsible for managing all GEA factories and leading the entire Supply Chain network through its Lean transformation. Under Bill’s leadership, his team has developed GEA factories into world class industry leaders in operational excellence, differentiated quality,…

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MxD Virtual Factory Tour: Digital Manufacturing – Where Virtual Meets Real
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MxD Virtual Factory Tour: Digital Manufacturing – Where Virtual Meets Real

North American Manufacturing Excellent Summit 2021 was held virtually due to COVID19, but that did not prevent hundreds of senior manufacturing executives and the service and solution providers relevant to their interests from coming together to network, benchmark, learn, and share with one another during what has been a difficult year in uncharted business territory. As part of NAMES21, Executive Platforms and Siemens organized a virtual factory tour of the MxD on Goose Island. MxD (Manufacturing x Digital) – formerly DMDII (Digital Manufacturing Design Innovation Institute) is where innovative manufacturers go to forge their futures. In partnership the Department of…

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Intelligent Industrial Automation: How Manufacturers can Leverage Pre-Built Machine Learning to Leverage Existing Data and Drive Fast Time to Value
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Intelligent Industrial Automation: How Manufacturers can Leverage Pre-Built Machine Learning to Leverage Existing Data and Drive Fast Time to Value

 Data is becoming ubiquitous in manufacturing- from the low cost of IoT sensors to the mountains of data from legacy systems such as quality, ERP and MES. The problem many manufacturers face is how to leverage this data across disparate equipment and systems in order to have an accurate foundational data set to drive improvements. Learn how to build the right foundation of data for digital transformation and leverage it to drive fast ROI. Specifically, we will discuss: Gain an understanding how you can leverage your existing assets and systems to build a strong foundation of data to drive…

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