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As manufacturing and supply chain issues around the world continue to evolve, one key question remains: What does the future of manufacturing look like for the United States?

Join Exec Club, Bank of America, and Barilla on May 7, 2024 for essential discussions around the opportunities and challenges of US manufacturing.

Members: Complimentary
Member Guests: $75
Non-Members: $150

Opening Session

The future of manufacturing in the United States is poised for innovation and transformation, driven by advancements in technology and digitalization.

Sustainability and resilience are becoming increasingly integral to industry, with a focus on green practices and the circular economy. Additionally, workforce development plays a crucial role, with a focus on upskilling employees to leverage emerging technologies and drive innovation in the industry.

Embracing these changes presents opportunities for American businesses to remain competitive on a global scale while meeting the evolving needs of consumers and markets.

Don Bezek, Jr.

Director of Global Health and Safety, Griffith Foods

Jeff Owens

Chief Executive Officer, ATS

Lisa Walsh

Vice President, Strategic Platforms, IDEX Corporation

Lori Hilson Cioromski, Moderator

President, Essential Water Technologies

Workforce Development Session

Workforce development is paramount to the future of manufacturing in the United States, as the industry undergoes rapid technological advancements and transformations.

Investing in education, training, and upskilling programs will be essential to equip workers with the necessary skills to operate and maintain advanced manufacturing technologies.

Collaboration between industry, government, and educational institutions is crucial to ensure a skilled workforce that can drive innovation and competitiveness in the evolving manufacturing landscape.

Lauren Lerman

Director of Workforce Collaborations, MxD

Lory Antonucci

Director, Workforce Innovation and Solutions, Manpower

Sustainability & The Circular Economy Session

Sustainability and the circular economy are becoming increasingly central to the future of manufacturing in the United States, with a growing emphasis on minimizing waste, reducing environmental impact, and optimizing resource use.

American manufacturers are adopting eco-friendly practices, such as recycling, remanufacturing, and renewable energy integration, to create more sustainable production processes.

Embracing sustainable principles not only benefits the environment but also enhances efficiency, resilience, and long-term profitability for businesses in the evolving manufacturing sector.

Daniel Kietzer

Director of Sustainability, Rheaply

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