WTG is delighted to announce that our annual American Chemical Manufacturing Summit is returning to the Pittsburgh Marriott Centre, PA on May 13-14, 2014. This must-attend event brings together industry leading speakers to discuss recent discoveries in manufacturing footprint strategy, supply chain optimization, and HSE. Reserve your place now and gain valuable insight into the newest methodologies, technologies and toolkits from the industry’s top companies and thought leaders.
This year’s summit places an emphasis on 5 key themes:
Analyzing regulatory changes impacting the industry
Clarifying the economic outlook for the next five years
Controlling your costs despite the fluctuating raw material prices
Addressing attrition and the approaching knowledge gap in chemical manufacturing
Maximizing the accuracy of your supply and demand forecast
Bill Seaton, VP, Global Engineering and Operational Excellence from Sigma-Aldrich and Sean Ritchie, Director, Logistics Operations from Bayer MaterialScience are chairing this year’s summit alongside a number of expert speakers representing leading companies and organizations in the sector. Jim Hull, VP, Manufacturing from Axiall Corporation will be leading the opening keynote with a session titled ‘Addressing global trends in demand and innovation that will drive business for the next 5-10 years’. In addition to this opening keynote Peter Ten Hagen, Chief Supply Chain Officer and Global Director, Supply Chain and Operations from PPG Industries will be presenting a session on ‘Improving supply chain operations through effective planning and optimization’ and Rafael Moure-Eraso, Chairman and Chief Executive from the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board will be presenting a not to-be-missed session on ‘Enhancing process safety management and accident prevention through the latest technology, toolkits and tips from the Chemical Safety Board’.
Hear from these and other expert speakers from companies such as Dow Corning, Celerant, Strem Chemicals, Honeywell, AkzoNobel, SOCMA, the U.S Green Building Council and the Environmental Protection Agency at the American Chemical Manufacturing Summit 2014 in Pittsburgh on May 13-14.