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January 2019

Industry 4.0 Banter Session

January 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
7 monks brewery, 128 S Union St
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Northern Michigan Manufacturers, we are looking forward to kicking off our Industry 4.0 Banter Sessions next Tuesday, 4:00-6:00 at 7 Monks in Traverse City. These events will be held before TC New Tech each month and will serve as an informal forum to discuss the good, bad and ugly of Industry 4.0 technologies as our region adopts, learns, and strives for competitive advantages related to these nine drivers. Come join us and share your thoughts and experiences, or just learn…

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Membership Meeting

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
NMC Parsons Stulen Building, 2600 Aero Park Drive
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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  What better way to kick off the GTAMC in 2019 than hearing from additive manufacturing expert Carbon 3D! Maybe you've seen their TED Talk? Meet them at a trade show? Carbon 3D's message is to STOP PROTOTYPING, START PRODUCING. They have revolutionized the 3D printing world allowing anyone to produce commercial quality parts at game-changing speeds. On January 21, one of Carbon 3D's engineers is coming to TC to share the technology with our council. You don't want to…

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March 2019

4th Annual Manufacturing Summit

March 5 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Hagerty Center, 715 East Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Free

The Northern Michigan Manufacturing Summit hosted by the Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council  will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 – 11:30 a.m., at the Hagerty Center in Traverse City. Now in its fourth year, the summit will offer a full morning themed around technology in manufacturing with a specific focus on Industry 4.0. Andrew Storm, president of Michigan-based Eckhart USA and proud Michigan Tech alum, is the keynote. The term “Industry 4.0” describes the transformative confluence of several technologies, which…

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April 2019

Hannover Messe Trade Show

April 1 @ 8:00 am - April 4 @ 5:00 pm
Hannover Messe Fair Germany, Messegelände, 30521
Hannover, Germany
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Automation Alley invites small and medium-sized Michigan companies to join its annual trade mission to Hannover Messe Fair, the world’s leading trade fair on Industry 4.0 and its underlying manufacturing technologies. Participation is limited to 8 companies. The deadline to register is February 19. The cost to participate is $3,000 for members and $4,000 for non- members and may be subject to change based on availability. The mission includes a five-star hotel, booth space within the State of Michigan pavilion,…

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Industry 4.0 Happy Hour

April 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day 2 of the month, repeating indefinitely

7 monks brewery, 128 S Union St
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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We want Northern Michigan Manufacturers who are looking to discuss the good, bad and ugly of Industry 4.0 technologies as our region adopts, learns, and strives for competitive advantages related to these nine drivers. Come join us and share your thoughts and experiences, learn what it's all about, or just come kill some time before TC NewTech. Look forward to seeing you there!

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The Leadership Lunch Club

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learn how TentCraft creates a great place to work at our April 26th event! One of TentCraft's guiding principles is “Fun & A Little Weirdness." In this presentation, CEO Matt Bulloch will share some of the practices TentCraft has put into place to hire and retain top talent and create a work environment that supports and reflects their guiding principles. Get Tickets to Our April Event Here! The 2019 schedule continues with: Learn More and Register Learn More and Register Doors…

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Apprenticeship Information Session

April 30 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

NORTHWEST LOWER, MI— All types and sizes of manufacturing related employers from across Northwest Lower Michigan are invited to attend an apprenticeship information session Tuesday, April 30 in Cadillac. The information session will run from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm at the Northwest Michigan Works! American Job Center, MSU Extension Conference Room, 401 N. Lake Street. The session will include an overview of apprenticeships, the process of developing a program focused on employer training needs, and using apprenticeships in support of employee attraction and…

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May 2019

Membership Meeting – Creating A Great Place to Work

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
NMC Parsons Stulen Building, 2600 Aero Park Drive
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Make collisions and connections as area manufacturers and TAHRA members come together to hear from President of TentCraft, Matt Bulloch, speak on building a successful business by empowering employees and "Creating a Great Place to Work." Originally from Baltimore, Maryland and one of five children, Matt’s family now lives in Orange County, California. Matt took the scenic route through college, finally graduating in 2005 from the University of Virginia. When he wasn’t in class, Matt spent time as a ski…

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Manufacturing Leadership Series – Cybersecurity

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Industry ​4.0 ​is ​rapidly ​transforming ​the ​operations ​of ​Michigan’s ​small ​and ​mid-size ​manufacturers. ​The ​interconnectivity ​of ​smart ​factories ​provides ​many ​opportunities ​for ​increased ​productivity ​and ​growth, ​but ​it ​also ​means ​cyber-attacks ​can ​be ​more ​damaging ​than ​ever ​before. ​Is ​your ​company ​prepared? Join ​us ​for ​our ​Cybersecurity ​Breakfast ​on ​Tuesday, ​May ​21st ​from ​8:00-10:00 ​AM ​and ​learn ​how ​you ​can ​protect ​your ​business. ​Our ​panel ​of ​experts ​will ​provide ​actionable, ​real-world ​information ​for ​owners, ​executives, ​engineers, ​and ​facilities ​managers ​in ​the ​manufacturing ​sector. ​

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June 2019

Hardware Tech Summit

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for one-on-one match meetings with investors, corporates, and manufacturers at the inaugural Hardware Tech Summit, during Detroit Startup Week. PlanetM, in partnership Centrepolis Accelerator and Hardware Massive,  is hosting this no-cost, one-day conference to highlight emerging hardware stakeholders and best practices through keynotes, panels, 1:1 Match Meetings, and an exhibitor floor. Why Attend? Startups/Companies – meet 1:1 with investors, corporates, manufacturers, suppliers, and engineering firms o   Meet with the following corporates: Faurecia, Bosch, BorgWarner, Daimler,  ZF, ON Semiconductor, Intel, Toyota, Brose,…

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