HIGH POINT, NC – The American Home Furnishings Alliance has scheduled a full-day summit to address “practical strategies for improving efficiency at U.S. manufacturing operations.”
The one-day meeting will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 21 at the Airport Embassy Suites in Greensboro, NC.
- Jeremy Leonard, economic consultant for the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI Inc. He will draw from MAPI’s research to discuss cost pressures affecting U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and sources of productivity growth.
- Jerry Epperson, managing director of Mann, Armistead & Epperson Ltd., will present an overview and analysis of the furniture industry.
- Robert Camp, former executive at Xerox Corp. and author of “Benchmarking: The Search for Industry Best Practices that Lead to Superior Performance.”
- Dr. Randy Cook, a clinical professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, as well as director of the education with the Shingo Prize for Organizational Excellence. The Shingo prize is a annual awards program that honors companies for effectively implementing lean principles and systems.
Registration is $149 for AHFA member company executives and $249 for non-members. The fee includes an opening reception on May 20.
Learn more and register at ahfa.us.
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