Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018

Location: W375C

The Top Shops Workshop is where leading shops of all shapes, sizes and specialties connect at IMTS to celebrate their contribution to the manufacturing community and to learn about the tools and technologies that will help them continue to lead and succeed. What makes the Top Shops Workshop unique is that it is an event “for top shops, by top shops.” It is an opportunity to explore the Top Shops survey metrics - talk them out, ask questions. It’s a chance to network with other shops who are trying to advance their own organizations forward.

Top Shops connects leaders at best-in-class machining businesses. Attend to learn best practices and processes to impact every aspect of your business – from machining technology to shopfloor practices; sales and marketing to human resources.

Top Shops will feature other manufacturing professionals who have shared their tips, tools and technologies in an effort to not just benchmark their own business, but to provide other manufacturing enterprises information that can help them improve their operation.

Topics covered will include:

  • Advanced Machining Technology
  • Shopfloor Practices
  • Business Strategy
  • Workforce Development
  • Operational Benchmarking
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Robots & Automation
  • Data-Driven Manufacturing

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Who Attends? Owners, executives and managers at contract manufacturing businesses. Top Shops connects leaders at best-in-class machining businesses. They attend to learn best practices and best processes for impacting every aspect of their business – from machining technology to shopfloor practices; sales and marketing to human resources.

  • 3d Machine, Inc.
  • A to Z Machine Co.
  • ABF Engineering and Machining
  • AceCo Precision Manufacturing
  • Advanced Machining & Fabricating, Inc.
  • Alpha Industrial Supply
  • Alpha Manufacturing & Design, LLC
  • Andrew Tool and Machining
  • Astro Machine Works
  • Athena MFG
  • Automation Engineering Co.
  • Cogitic Corporation
  • Complete Metal Fabrication
  • Crenshaw Machine Systems
  • Custom Tool, Inc.
  • DEKING Screw Products
  • Donson Machine
  • East Branch Engineering
  • Electroswitch Electronic Products Inc.
  • Fristam Pumps
  • General Tool Company
  • Geospace Technologies
  • Harmonic Machine Inc.
  • HFR Precision Machining
  • Hirsh Precision Products, Inc.
  • HL Precision Manufacturing
  • Homeyer Precision Manufacturing
  • JD Machine Corp.
  • Kremin Inc.
  • Land Sea Air Manufacturing
  • M&W Manufacturing
  • Magna Machine & Tool
  • Major Tool & Machine, Inc.
  • McGinley Manufacturing
  • Micron Manufacturing
  • Modern Screw Products
  • Pointe Precision, Inc.
  • Precision Cutting Specialties
  • SAR Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Shamrock Precision
  • Shelton Machinery
  • Steward Machine Co., Inc.
  • Superior Metal Products, Inc.
  • Virtual Photons Electrons
  • Von Ruden Manufacturing
  • Wagner Machine Company
  • We Can Precision Engineering
  • Western Grinding

For more information about attending or sponsoring the Top Shops Workshop at IMTS 2018, visit www.topshopsevent.com.