Plant Tours

DENSO Crafting the Core

DENSO Virtual Plant Tour

June 29 | 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT
How DENSO Uses Digitalization to Boost Human Capability

Event limited to Rethink participants.

Nexteer Automotive

Nexteer Virtual Plant Tour

August 11 | 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT
Nexteer’s Digital Trace

IBM Manufacturing

IBM Virtual Plant Tour

April 20, 2021
IBM Manufacturing— Process, Technology, People


Virtual Plant Tour #2

February 10, 2021
Get Smart or Get Hacked: Cybersecurity for Operational Technology

Cooley Group

Cooley Group Virtual Plant Tour

December 9, 2020
From Legacy to Smart Tech: Leveraging Data to Make M.0 Decisions

Virtual Plant Tour #1

November 18, 2020
The Flexible Factory: Lessons from the Nation’s Digital Manufacturing Institute on Technology Integration


Protolabs Virtual Plant Tour

July 22, 2020
The Flexible Factory: Digital Manufacturing in the Age of Disruption

Helping you get Manufacturing 4.0 into action.

Each plant tour offers a unique opportunity to dialog with peers from across industries and functions about best practices, challenges and solutions to moving the manufacturing enterprise forward.

Participants of Manufacturing Leadership Council plant tours realize tangible benefits:

Discover proven solutions to common challenges

Discuss the challenges and discover the solutions that led to meaningful success stories.

Expand your thinking

Open your mind to new processes or practices you
can put in place to achieve greater operational excellence and efficiency.

Benchmark your performance

Benchmark your factory’s performance against other state-of-the-art factories.

Bring back new ideas

Walk away with new ideas you can bring back to your company and implement faster.


Past participants claim our Plant Tour & Executive Roundtable events are unique and valuable because the intimate setting allows for deeper discussion and lively debate on a given topic.

“A good opportunity to do benchmark and know new ways to measure safety.”

“I learned from the tour & networking that there is more we can do as a next step to accelerate our implementation.”

“The honesty and commitment to help others is very powerful.”

“Thanks for the great event. I have been in manufacturing for 30+ years and I continue to learn new things every time I attend an event like this.”

Plant Tour Reports

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