Manufacturing Roundtable

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Name: Manufacturing Roundtable
Date: March 31, 2020
Time: 7:15 AM - 10:00 AM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS/COVID19 RESTRICTIONS

A NEW DATE WILL BE DETERMINED AFTER RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED


Featured speakers and what they will discuss:
Barb LaMue, Executive Director of New North, Inc. - how can New North help area manufacturers based on past successes and what you, as the new Executive Director, have as new projects, programs, etc.  Barb will also highlight her WEDC experiences.
Ann Franz, Executive Director of Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance [NEWMA]  – why are the NEWMA programs so beneficial to area employers and why has Sheboygan County had so many All-Stars since the program was launched;  Ann will also talk about the event you have assembled every fall for many years.  
Nick O'Brien, Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation – an overview of the FreshTech program and how area manufacturers will benefit; will FreshTech help the county rise in the ranking described below?
Paul Griffin, Training Specialist, Millipore Sigma - from his perspective as a Training Specialist, are current school programs producing the kind of recruits manufacturers need?  Does  he have suggestions for different programs?
Jamie Schramm, CEO, UWGB-Sheboygan.- what is different now that Sheboygan is closely linked to UWGB?  New degree programs on the horizon, new training labs, etc.  Then, a tour of the labs.

 
Sheboygan County named a top place where US manufacturing is thriving
 
 
Advisor Smith - Manufacturing has served an important role in the United States economy, and the industry continues to play a critical role today. From industrial products to consumer goods, and from automobiles to aircraft, the U.S. manufacturing sector is diverse and continues to develop and evolve. In this deep dive into manufacturing-centric areas in the U.S., we examined the question: where are the top cities in the United States where manufacturing is thriving?
 
AdvisorSmith conducted a study on 318 U.S. cities to determine the top cities where U.S. manufacturing is thriving. We based our rankings on four key economic factors: manufacturing output growth rate, manufacturing output per capita, manufacturing location quotient, and manufacturing employment growth rate.
 
Top cities where manufacturing is thriving:
1.  Elkhart, IN
2.  Columbus, IN
3.  Rocky Mount, NC
4.  Kokomo, IN
5.  Sheboygan, WI
6.  San Jose, CA
7.  Reno, NV
8.  Lake Charles, LA
9.  Mount Vernon, WA
10.  Dalton, GA
 
 

 
 
Location:
UWGB-Sheboygan Campus
Room 1202
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, March 31 2020
Networking - 7:15 am
Roundtable 7:30 - 10:10 am
Fees/Admission:
Included within your Chamber membership fees
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