Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference

Tuesday, March 5
8:30 a.m.–5 P.m.
Indiana convention center

This event helps commercial truck manufacturers, upfitters, distributors and body builders learn how to improve manufacturing efficiency and business results using the latest techniques and technology. Attendees will discover the most innovative tools, processes and resources available and how all of these solutions are scalable and customizable to operations of all sizes. The keynote address will be provided by Stan Stanford, general manager of Parker Hannifin. “Stanford has extensive experience and will provide insights from the practical side of using principles to develop a world-class lean manufacturing environment focused on continuous improvement,” says Doyle Sumrall. Learn more about Stanford

View schedule and general sessions.

Gain insights on

  • Welding as a core competency
  • Using government programs to improve productivity
  • Building a culture of mentoring
  • Using a lean approach to foster an innovative environment
  • Developing a process to attract and train workers

This conference is included in Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference & Trade Show Package. ​​Registrants have the opportunity to attend March 5 general sessions as well as Work Truck Show concurrent sessions on March 5–7.

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