Ed Van Rens
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Attendees from engineers to executives will learn how manufacturing leaders leverage technology to achieve superior product quality and supply chain efficiencies
Fairfax, Va. – Aug. 16, 2012 – InfinityQS International, Inc., the global authority on manufacturing intelligence and enterprise quality, today announced representatives from Kraft Foods, Medtronic Spinal & Biologics, Ball Corporation, Morningstar – a Dean Foods Company, Trek Bicycle, Coty, Greene Tweed & Co., and Accellent will headline the customer speaker lineup for its 6th annual user conference, Infusion 2012, held Sept. 23-26, in Denver.
Conference Agenda Highlights:
- Executive Panel: the State of Quality in Manufacturing
In the fast-paced, evolving manufacturing landscape, it is important to stay one step ahead of change. In this panel, leading manufacturing executives will discuss what’s next for the industry.
- Peter Begg, Senior Director Global Quality Programs, Kraft Foods
- W. Garth Conrad, Senior Director Quality, Medtronic Spinal & Biologics
- Mike Heffner, Director of Quality, Ball Corporation
- Customer Presentations
Attendees learn first-hand how manufacturing’s global leaders leverage technology to achieve superior product quality and supply chain efficiencies.
- Steve Theobald, Quality Engineer, Trek Bicycle
- Tom Swift, Information Systems Analyst, Kraft Foods
- Romina Colautti, Process Engineer, Coty
- Brice Langston, Process Engineer, Greene Tweed & Co.
- Danielle Partridge, Quality Engineer, Accellent
- Keynote Speaker
Simon Ellis, Practice Director, Supply Chain Strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights, will offer his insight on the role of real-time manufacturing intelligence in improving product quality, reducing costs and making better business decisions, while sharing results from the recent supply chain survey, “Business Strategy: 2012 Supply Chain Survey Results and Insights, July 2012.”
Michael A. Lyle, President and CEO, InfinityQS, said, “The real-world experience of our customers and the ability to rub elbows with the big thinkers in Manufacturing Intelligence are what make Infusion the premier event for today’s quality-minded manufacturers. This is evidenced in the 25 percent increase we have already seen in registration this year. After attending the sessions, panels and discussions planned for this year’s conference, attendees will have a clear path for the next few years of their continuous improvement strategies.”
During Infusion 2012, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about InfinityQS’ enterprise quality hub, ProFicient. Powered by a centralized statistical process control (SPC) engine, the software easily gathers manufacturing intelligence and production data across the enterprise and supply chain, providing a high level of visibility deep into operations.
About InfinityQS International
InfinityQS International is the global authority on manufacturing intelligence and enterprise quality. The company’s enterprise quality hub, ProFicient, delivers real-time visibility from the shop floor, across the enterprise and into the supply chain, allowing top manufacturers to take control of quality. Powered by a centralized statistical process control (SPC) engine, ProFicient leverages manufacturing intelligence to help global manufacturers improve product quality, decrease costs, maintain compliance and make smarter, data-driven business decisions. Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., and founded in 1989, InfinityQS now serves more than 2,500 of the world’s top manufacturers with over 40,000 active licenses globally. For more information, visit www.infinityqs.com.