Future Electronics Plant Tour

April 30, 2019 – May 1, 2019 | Memphis, TN
Theme: Using Technology to Help Minimize Labor Shortage Impact & Streamline Processes

Join the Manufacturing Leadership Council at the Future Electronics distribution center in Memphis, TN for an opportunity to tour the facility and learn about using technology to help minimize labor shortage impact and streamline processes.  Additionally, you will have an opportunity to see how Future Electronics is meeting customer demands in record time with best in class standards despite supplier and labor shortages.

The Future Electronics Memphis Distribution Center is a prime example of smart warehousing, a company that embraces advanced automation and digital technologies to overcome major obstacles to meet customer demands on time with best in class order fulfillment, counterfeit prevention, and with the utmost quality. A major transformation within the company was seen when embracing advanced automation technologies, Lean & Six Sigma to reduce workforce needs in half.


Walk Away With Actionable Insights

Attend this plant tour, which will be followed by a panel and executive roundtable discussion on Using technology to help minimize labor shortage impact and stream lining processes, including:


Performance labor management system – with labor shortages the goal is to get the most out of the existing workforces.


Using the latest automation and algorithms to provide speed and accuracy in receiving new materials and high-volume order fulfillment. Bar coding, Lean and 5S are visible throughout the facility.


Achieving Best in Class High Quality and On Time Performance.


Using IoT, Automation, and Robotics so orders can be received and picked in the shortest amount of time without manual intervention, order entry, picking, labeling, and final packaging.


The counterfeit prevention (CPP) - extremely important customer and supplier methods with a unique lab that will provide the group with knowledge of for this capability and how its performed.

Space is limited for this tour! Register today to secure your spot.


Tuesday, April 30, 2019

6:00pm                               Networking Dinner

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

6:45 am                            Breakfast and Registration at the hotel

7:40 am                              Travel to Future Electronics

8:00 am                              Introductions and Executive Welcome

9:30am                                 Distribution Center Tour

11:30am                                Networking Lunch  

12:30pm                               Panel Discussion

2:00pm                                Networking Break

2:30pm                                Roundtable Discussion Options

3:30pm                                Travel Back to Hotel

Hosted By:

Tom Galligani
Global Vice President, Supply Chain
Future Electronics


Memphis International Airport (MEM)
Memphis, TN (10 miles, 15 minutes)

Where to Stay:


Group Hotel: Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel in Memphis, TN
Discounted room rate: $142

Book by: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 (in order to secure this rate and availability)

To make your reservations by phone, call (901) 527-7300 and reference the MLC Plant Tour

To make your reservations online, click here.


If you have any questions about this or another upcoming Plant Tour & Executive Roundtable. Please complete the form below or email Alyssa Dixon at adixon@nam.org.

The Manufacturing Leadership Council’s Executive Plant Tour and Roundtable events are made possible by the members for members and guests. Council members participate as part of their annual membership, and non-members may attend for a fee.