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Posted on Jan 9, 2015 :: Event News
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MOTY, Manufacturing Matters! planned for Feb. 26

On Thursday, Feb. 26, both the Manufacturing Matters! conference and the Manufacturer of the Year award program will be held in Milwaukee. Manufacturing Matters! is sponsored by the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership and will be held from 7 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, 333 W. Kilbourn Ave. The conference offers opportunities for learning, networking and collaboration. The keynote session features Mike Laszkiewicz, vice president and general manager of Rockwell Automation.

For more information or to register for the conference, visit www.wmep.org.

The Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year award ceremony will be held at the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. MOTY nominees from the New North region: Alliance Laundry Systems LLC, Ripon; Amerequip Corporation, Kiel; Fox River Fiber Company, LLC, De Pere; Green Bay Packaging Inc., Green Bay; MEGTEC Systems, Inc., De Pere; N.E.W. Plastics Corp, Luxemburg; Nicolet Plastics, Inc., Mountain; Orion Labels LLC, Seymour; Plexus Corp., Neenah; Services Plus, Inc., Green Bay; Vargo Tool & Die, Inc., Marinette; Winsert, Inc., Marinette.

The program begins with a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. The awards presentation will be at 8 p.m. The ceremony is a black-tie attire event. The program is sponsored by Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Baker Tilly and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. For more information, contact the MOTY coordinator at (800) 362-7301 or email [email protected]

WMC also will host its Focus on Manufacturing breakfast the following morning from 7 to 9 a.m. Keynote speaker will be Ellen Nowak, commissioner of the Wisconsin Public Service Commission. For more information, visit www.wmc.org.

Save the date: InDevelopment coming March 12 in Green Bay

The InDevelopment Conference will be held Thursday, March 12, at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay. Please watch insightonbusiness.com for more information.