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Next-Gen Issues Surrounding Supply Chains, Procurement, and Sourcing

Thu. September 13| 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | W375 C

How do suppliers position themselves for success with large OEMs? What are the biggest barriers to innovation in OEM sourcing practices? What technologies will change the way contract manufacturing is conducted in the next five years? In this panel discussion, industry experts will cover next-gen issues surrounding supply chains, procurement and sourcing from differing perspectives so you can learn how to prepare your shop for the future of manufacturing.

Panel Moderator:
Drura Parrish, EVP of Platform, Xometry

Panelists: 
Paul Ericksen, Purchasing & Supply Chain Consultant
Jim Rink, Plant Manager at Caterpillar
Jeff Rizzie, Director of Digital Machining at Sandvik Coromant

Type: Top Shops Workshop

Cost: Full Conference Pass


Speakers

Ericksen, Paul Purchasing & Supply Chain Consultant
Parrish, Drura EVP of Platform, Xometry
Rink, Jim Plant Manager, Catapillar
Rizzie, Jeff
Rizzie, Jeff Director of Digital Machining, Sandvik Coromant