GRAND RAPIDS -- Registration for Stiles Machinery Inc.’s annual European benchmarking technology tour in October has reportedly sold out in record time,

Manufacturers taking part in the tours want to see the latest trends and innovations to equip themselves for future success. Manufacturing professionals are investing in more technology and automation than ever before in an effort to maintain their competitive edge and meet increasing market demands.

European operations continue to set the bar with innovative production systems. The European Benchmarking Technology Tour, hosted by Stiles Machinery, provides attendees with a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the most innovative, efficient, and productive manufacturing facilities in Europe. Over the course of seven days, guests receive exclusive insights into the latest advancements in panel processing, batch-size one strategies, cutting-edge production technologies and
industry 4.0 innovations for high-end store fixture, component, and kitchen cabinet manufacturers.

This year’s benchmarking technology tour is set for October 7-14, 2017, and includes stops at nine different plants located throughout Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

For more information about Stiles’ European Benchmarking Technology Tour or to be the first to receive exclusive information and registration details for the 2018 European Benchmarking Technology Tour, see

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