IBM Manufacturing

IBM Virtual Plant Tour

Tuesday, April 20 | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT
Theme: IBM Manufacturing – Process, Technology, People

IBM Manufacturing – Process, Technology, People

Join the Manufacturing Leadership Council virtually for an opportunity to take an inside look into IBM’s Hungary manufacturing plant to learn about the High-End Storage manufacturing operations. Additionally, you will have an opportunity to see how IBM takes a global approach in its digital transformation.

Discover the importance of leveraging technology to untap the incredible insight and value of data, build relevant skills, develop roles of the future and foster an Agile culture that will deliver an innovative and resilient supply chain.

The IBM Hungary plant is an excellent representation of how business collaboration and processes are enabled with automation, AR, AI, IoT and data visibility; technologies which are key to a successful and seamless operation.

Walk Away With Actionable Insights

Attend the virtual plant tour, participate in a panel discussion and walk away with actionable insights, including:

Value of an Agile organization, up-skilling, deploying structured workflows and adopting advanced technology to drive a digital transformation.

Significance of on-going assessment program against a global industrial (4.0) standard.

Importance of resiliency in responding to market changes.

i4 Studio in IBM Singapore

i4 Studio in IBM Singapore with the Team responsible for applied technology research, innovation and development. The i4 solution integrates solutions with 5G technology for IBM SC adoption and to showcase to clients.

IBM Supply Chain cross-functional team in Guadalajara (Mexico)

Supply Chain cross-functional team in Guadalajara (Mexico) celebrating the success on project “Epic Collaborative Innovation”.

IBM Vác (Hungary)

Storage line in IBM Vác (Hungary) – verification to serve customer engagement.

Covid-19 created a whole new era with a more flexible supply chain team. The team demonstrated huge adaptability and collaboration to ensure continuity:
IBM|High Tea with Tony Horton

High Tea with Tony Horton: integration time of Singapore Operations & Supply Chain Execution team with the VP Tony Horton (all from home office).

IBM Guadalajara (Mexico)

Essential employees at IBM Guadalajara (Mexico) plant on the manufacturing floor giving a nice and main pandemic message to all other employees.

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Agenda in EDT


April 20, 2021

10:00 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. – Manufacturing Leadership Council Welcome
10:10 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. – IBM Welcome & Overview Presentation
10:20 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. – IBM Plant Tour
11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Panel Discussion


Tony Horton, Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain Execution, IBM Corporation

Katalin Turza, Director, Systems Operations & Storage Center, IBM VÁC (Hungary), IBM Corporation

Viktor Bruzsa, Infrastructure Delivery Manager, Supply Chain Operations, IBM VÁC (Hungary), IBM Corporation

Tiong Sheng Goh, Supply Chain Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Technical Manager, IBM Corporation



Ron Castro, Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, IBM Corporation

Matthias Gräfe, Director, Global Supply Chain Transformation, IBM Corporation

Zoltán Arany, Manufacturing Manager, IBM VÁC (Hungary), IBM Corporation

Ai Kiar Ang, Data Scientist, Supply Chain Engineering, IBM Corporation


Attila Czaholi, Test Engineering Team Leader, Supply Chain Engineering, IBM VÁC (Hungary), IBM Corporation


Viktor Vasarhelyi, Failure Analysis/Quality Engineering Team Leader, Supply Chain Engineering, IBM VÁC (Hungary), IBM Corporation


If you have any questions about this or another upcoming Plant Tour & Panel Discussion, please complete the form below or email our team at

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.