PMMI Roadshow

Roadshow Agenda

Hosted by Beckhoff Automation
2665 N. First Street, Suite 310
San Jose, CA 95134

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PMMI U On the Road Workshop - TCO and FAT: Better Understanding + Better Application = Better Results
Speaker: Steve Schlegel, managing director, OpX Leadership Network 
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT), when applied correctly, can positively impact both OEMs and CPGs. The core question is: are you prepared? Through collaborative learning sessions and application of actual case studies, you will take away insights and guidance on how to use these proven OpX Leadership Network best practices. 
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-4:00 p.m. PMMI U On the Road Workshop - OEE Guidelines for the CPG Industry and Its Suppliers
Speaker: Steve Schlegel, managing director, OpX Leadership Network and Bryan Griffen, director, Industry Services, PMMI
The measurement of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a manufacturing best practice. By calculating OEE, you will identify areas needing improvement in your manufacturing process. This course, which includes the OpX Leadership Network OEE calculator, can help you improve your productivity while reducing waste and downtime.
4:00-5:00 p.m. Reception at Beckhoff Automation
Join us before heading to dinner to discuss the day's topics and meet other industry executives from your area.
6:00-8:00 p.m. Networking Dinner at Scott's Seafood
185 Park Avenue
San Jose, CA 95113
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
9:30-9:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast & Welcome Remarks
Speakers: Glen Long, senior vice president, PMMI and Robert Trask, P.E., systems architect, EtherCAT Technology Group North American representative, Beckhoff Automation
9:45-10:15 a.m. e-Commerce: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Speaker: Jim Chrzan, vice president, Content & Brand Strategy, PMMI Media Group
Hear about the rise of e-Commerce, the challenges it presents for machinery suppliers and how CPGs are impacted.
10:15-11:00 a.m. Customer Panel
Panelists: Impossible Foods, Amy's Kitchens, Del Monte, Church & Dwight, Honeyville
Moderator: Glen Long, senior vice president, PMMI

Hear from CPG professional and technical executives about trends in capital equipment purchases and the effect of rapidly changing consumer preferences on their businesses. 
11:00-11:45 a.m. NEW! OpX Leadership Network Work Product Overview: Request for Proposal (RFP)
Speaker: Tom Egan, vice president, Industry Services, PMMI
Learn about a brand new RFP solution that will benefit both OEMs and CPGs. This work product will help improve the chances RFP specifications are understood and project requirements are met. 
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch
Host: Robert Trask, P.E., systems architect, EtherCAT Technology Group North American representative, Beckhoff Automation
1:15-1:45 p.m. PMMI and You
Speaker: Tom Egan, vice president, Industry Services, PMMI
Find out what's new at PMMI and how you can leverage PMMI programs and services to strengthen and grow your business.
1:45-2:30 p.m. Maximize Your Trade Show Potential
Speaker: Jim Pittas, president & CEO, PMMI
Learn about available PACK EXPO tools, including Map Your Show, that will help drive booth traffic, increase leads and enhance your overall trade show results.  
2:30-3:00 p.m. Emerging Markets: Cannabis
Speaker: Jim Chrzan, vice president, Content & Brand Strategy, PMMI Media Group
Hear about the emergence of a new market and learn about the opportunities and challenges for packaging.
3:00 p.m. Closing Reception
Join us for light refreshments and network with other members before you travel home.