Over the past 15 years, Aplix Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of self-gripping fastening system components, has quadrupled sales with only a 15 percent increase in personnel. In addition, the company has lowered overall manufacturing costs by $692,000, on average, per year, for the past five years. They credit much of their success to their dedication to continuous improvement. The company is an avid user of 5S workplace organization and a leader in the use of 8D problem solving and Kaizen improvement methodologies.

Join Aplix and Central Piedmont Community College as they host the first mfgNC Connections event of the year, March 28th, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Hear from Aplix as they discuss their continuous improvement journey, followed by speed networking and a manufacturers’ roundtable discussion. Register here.

Date: March 28, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: Central Piedmont Community College’s Harris Campus, Building I
Address: 3210 CPCC Harris Campus Drive, Charlotte, NC

1:00 Registration
1:15 Welcome Remark
1:30 Presentation on Continuous Improvement from Aplix
2:15 Break and Speed Networking
3:00 Manufacturers’ Roundtable Discussion
4:00 Event Ends