mfgCON 2015, North Carolina’s premier conference for manufacturing innovation, kicked off in Raleigh on October 20, 2015, with two full days of presentations and breakout sessions designed for maximum exposure to the newest ideas, and best tools and resources in manufacturing. Professionals from best-in-class companies – like large OEMs, small suppliers, and emerging makers – weighed in on technology, sustainability, workforce development, market building, innovation and continuous improvement, and shared practical advice and takeaway tips that promised to capture immediate results.


2015 Keynote Speakers

Carroll Thomas
Director, NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Dr. Michael Walden
William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor, NC State University

Chris Chung
CEO, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

Mike Kauffman
General Manager Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Composites & Ceramic Matrix Composites, GE Aviation

John E. Skvarla, III
Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce




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