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

Schedule coming soon! When booking travel, please plan for the event to end around 4:00pm/5:00pm.

Hosted By:

Tom Galligani
Global Vice President, Supply Chain
Future Electronics


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

Where to Stay:

Hotel: In the process of booking a group hotel block. We will provide you with the hotel and reservation information upon completion.


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.