The 26th edition of the South Carolina Manufacturing Conference and Expo will take place this week at the Greenville Convention Center.
The two-day event, on Thursday and Friday, brings together over 200 exhibitors and 2,000 attendees as the premier manufacturing networking event in South Carolina.
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New this year is the inaugural Manufacturing Mavens awards event, which recognizes 10 women making an impact on South Carolina’s manufacturing industry. The recognition event will be preceded by an all-female panel discussion covering a wide range of topics.
Another highlight this year is a keynote address from Rodger Fuller, chief operating officer of Harsville-based Sonoco Products Co., the only Fortune 500 company headquartered in South Carolina. Fuller will deliver his address during the annual Salute to Manufacturing awards luncheon, which will include remarks from Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette.
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This year’s conference will include the usual lineup of informative content sessions.
A Thursday morning panel discussion will tackle closing the skills gap and offer insights on how manufacturers can upskill their workforce and how to hire new team members to match the demand for skilled positions.
A Thursday afternoon session will discuss innovation and how lean manufacturing and industry 4.0 have increased efficiencies while fostering a new era of sustainability.
A Friday morning panel discussion will offer solutions for manufacturers seeking to innovate through digital transformation and include real-world insight on how to evolve in the ever-changing technology landscape gripping the manufacturing industry.