A highlight of the Smart Manufacturing Summit each year is going behind-the-scenes at some of the most storied factories in America. For 2020, we are excited to partner with four unique manufacturers, allowing attendees to select the factory tour of greatest relevance and useful ideas to your business. Options listed below.
UNRIVALED QUALITY: ROLLS-ROYCE
Rolls-Royce has a legacy of over 100 years of developing advanced technology and engines in Indianapolis. You’ll visit a 1 million square foot Manufacturing, Assembly & Test (MA&T) campus in Indianapolis to explore how Rolls-Royce marries advanced manufacturing and zero-defect standards inside the world’s most sophisticated jet engines for military and civil customers. This campus will complete a successful 5-year plant revitalization program in 2020, delivering ultra-modern, advanced manufacturing capabilities.
UNPARALLELED PRECISION: MAJOR TOOL & MACHINE
You’ll explore Major Tool & Machine’s 600,000 square foot manufacturing facility, specializing in complex mission critical engineering, fabrication, precision milling, turning machining, and assembly services. With more than 40 state-of-the-art computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools, MTM works with a wide variety of metal alloys which are then used in some of the most precise applications on earth, including America’s nuclear submarine fleet and the Orion spacecraft.
UNEQUALED SCALE: ALLISON TRANSMISSION
You’ll go inside the 3.2 million square feet flagship production facility for the world's largest manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty automatic transmissions and a leader in electric hybrid systems. Learn how they build the key propulsion components for millions of vehicles that keep the global economy moving.
UNCOMPROMISING ACCURACY: ENDRESS+HAUSER
Endress+Hauser is a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering. Attendees looking for insights into scaling the manufacture of high-sensitivity components won't want to miss this visit to one of the largest producers of precision instrumentation in the world. On their 500,000 square foot campus in Greenwood, we’ll explore and learn how they create some of the most sophisticated sensors from inside their state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and support customers in multiple industries from their 80,000 square foot Customer Center.
Space on each tour is limited and will be honored on a first come, first serve basis. Attendees will select their tour preference when registering online. Register now to secure your preferred tour!
JUNE 4 OPTIONAL FACTORY TOUR
Cap off your Smart Manufacturing Experience with a trip to the Dallara IndyCar Factory!
The Dallara IndyCar Factory is the destination for race-enthusiasts. You’ll have the opportunity to explore interactive and hands-on exhibits centered around the engineering and technology of the world’s fastest sport. Our attendees will also get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the actual factory to learn how the IndyCar is manufactured. You’ll get to feel what it’s like to race at the famous 2.5 mile oval when you sit behind the wheel of a real IndyCar and race simulation. And, you’ll even get to ride in a street legal race car!