This is a unique event where attendees can meet, engage and learn from peers, competitors, and alternative industries
Asheville, NC (PRWEB)
July 29, 2017
Five industry experts to present
The Foundation for Strategic Resourcing (F4SS) has announced the speaker lineup for this year’s CI Connect. The event will be held September 11 to 13, 2017 in Asheville, TN.
CI Connect is the premier event for the secondary packaging/contract manufacturing industry. The event is owned and operated by F4SS and is open to members and non-members.
During the 2 1/2 –day event, attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers, tour four innovative Asheville area manufacturing locations, participate in breakout sessions and hear presentations and panel discussions by industry thought-leaders.
“Asheville and its thriving business and community scene are a perfect place for our CPG customers, third party manufacturers, packagers and assemblers to benchmark, network and share best practices that will enhance our industry and improve our capabilities,” says F4SS chair, Steve Weinstein. “This is a unique event where attendees can meet, engage and learn from peers, competitors, and alternative industries in a hands-on forum of leading companies such as P&G, J&J, Kellogg’s, General Mills, Gojo, Unilever, and more.”
The 2017 keynote is Werhner Washington, plant manager, Procter & Gamble Paper Products. Washington’s keynote, “Importance of Culture: Developing, Fostering & Leveraging it to Drive Continuous Improvement,” reflects the theme of this year’s event.
Other presentations and discussions will be given by Brendan Beers, Asheville Business Support Manager, New Belgium Brewery; Joseph Hungerford, director-manufacturing, facilities and technical center operations, Borg Warner Turbo…