May 8-10, 2017
Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Why Attend?

Whether you're planning your first trip to M&T, or you are a repeat attendee, the information below will prove useful.

Benefits of Attending

  • Hear from powerful keynotes from past companies like Ford, The Goodyear Tire + Rubber Company, and Toyota Material Handling North America. Top leaders in their industries who will offer innovative ideas, compelling insights, and effective strategies to improve your operations.
  • Choose from multiple breakout sessions that have over 50 expert speakers from companies like Honda Manufacturing, The Sherwin-Williams Company, Johnson Controls, and Revlon. Learn from their past experiences and discover strategies and best practices that will give your company a sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Learn how to lead your employees through the digital technology revolution.
  • View best practices in action on a plant tour of companies like Lincoln Electric, Rockwell Automation, and Thogus Products.
  • Keep up to date with emerging technologies by walking the expo floor and discover companies that have solutions for your business needs. New and expanded for 2017: View live demonstrations of products, technologies, and services that can alter the face of manufacturing in your facilities.
  • Learn from the class of 2016 IndustryWeek Best Plants winners who have "been there, done that."
  • Network with over 1,200 like-minded individuals and share best practices and ideas through receptions, meal times and a special night out event.
  • IndustryWeek and MESA International are collaborating to provide the premier event in North America on Smart Manufacturing.
  • Why Cleveland? Travel to Cleveland is within 500 miles of nearly half of the U.S. population. Cleveland and the convention center are easily accessed by car, air and public transportation.

Past Attending Companies

  • American Greetings
  • Autoliv North America
  • Avery Dennison
  • BIC Corp.
  • The Boeing Co.
  • Boston Scientific
  • Bunge North America
  • Carrier Corporation
  • Central Life Sciences
  • Case New Holland
  • Cummins
  • Dupont
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Ethicon
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Gardner Denver
  • General Cable
  • Global Brass & Copper
  • Harley-Davidson Motor Co.
  • The HON Company
  • ISP Chemicals
  • John Deere
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kohler Co.
  • Landis+Gyr
  • La-Z-Boy
  • Life Technologies
  • Lincoln Electric Company
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Nordson Corporation
  • Orbital Sciences Corporation
  • Raytheon
  • SSP Fittings Corp.
  • Thomas & Betts
  • The Timken Company
  • Toyota
  • Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

Past Attendee Titles

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Continuous Improvement Mgr
  • Dir of Manufacturing
  • Dir of Continuous Improvement
  • Dir of Operations
  • Dir of Production
  • Dir of Engineering
  • Dir of Materials Mgmt
  • Dir of Quality
  • EVP of Operations
  • EVP of Manufacturing
  • Engineering Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • General Manager
  • Lean Manager
  • Materials Manager
  • Mgr Manufacturing Innovation
  • Operations Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • President
  • Production Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Six Sigma Manager
  • Sr. Dir of Mfg Operations
  • Sr. Manufacturing Engineer
  • VP of Manufacturing
  • VP of Global Operations
  • VP of Operations
  • VP of Business Integration