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November 2

Exhibitor Check-in

Exhibitors may check in and set up their booths from 8 am – 5 pm. Check-in instructions will be sent out prior to the conference. For questions, please contact Lauren Medders at lmedders@scbiznews.com.

2022-07-05T13:20:12-04:008:00 am|

November 3

Manufacturing Expo

Visit the Manufacturing Expo to have access to our Exhibitors. The Expo Floor spans approximately three football fields in size and attendees are encouraged to explore the entire space. The Manufacturing Expo will be open to the public from 8 am - 5 pm.

2022-10-12T17:19:23-04:008:00 am|

CREATING A DIGITAL TWIN

CREATING A DIGITAL TWIN

Exploring Use Cases for Replicating Manufacturing Processes, Assets and Facilities

A digital twin is a virtual model designed to accurately reflect a physical object. In essence, it’s a computer program that […]

2022-10-25T13:49:53-04:008:00 am| Speaker(s): Norm Marks, Global VP, Automotive of NVIDIA
Nate McCall, Senior Solutions Manager - Digital Factory of NavVis
Javier Ortiz, Founder of New Forge
Moderator - Catherine Hayes, Industry Manager of SCRA
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SCMEP Training Session, ZERO-DOWNTIME, ZERO-DEFECTS: MANUFACTURING WITH A.I. AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

ZERO-DOWNTIME AND ZERO-DEFECTS
Using Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics to Drive Results

Presenter: IoTco (Internet of Things Company)

A decrease in unplanned downtime or a few percentage points of scrap reduction can yield millions of dollars in savings for manufacturers.

Does your organization have the necessary organizational and technical maturity to embark on your […]

2022-09-13T11:15:13-04:008:30 am|

SCMEP Training Session, LEVERAGING NEW TECHNOLOGIES TO MITIGATE WORKFORCE CHALLENGES

LEVERAGING NEW TECHNOLOGIES TO MITIGATE WORKFORCE CHALLENGES
Using Automation Solutions to Solve Labor Shortages and Increase Productivity

Presenter: Daedalus Industrial

Most manufacturers will have read or heard about how modern technologies can help address the current labor and workforce challenges. But what are those technologies and, specifically, in which areas of the plant […]

2022-09-22T09:17:32-04:008:30 am|

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS A GAME CHANGER

AI is Revolutionizing Advanced Manufacturing Smart Factories

AI is not just revolutionizing the world of manufacturing, it’s changing the way we create, collaborate, and educate. Join SC Competes and industry leaders for a deep dive into how AI can help alleviate labor shortages, solve complex plant floor challenges, and inspire the […]

2022-10-25T10:02:20-04:0011:30 am|

2023 Economic Outlook: Auto, Aerospace, Biotech

South Carolina is one of the fastest-growing advanced manufacturing hubs in the Southeast, and the state has long been known for its production of automobiles. The Palmetto State is currently #1 in the country in auto and tire exports by value and is also #1 in the export of completed […]

2022-10-27T12:55:04-04:003:00 pm|

November 4

Manufacturing Expo

Visit the Manufacturing Expo to have access to our Exhibitors. The Expo Floor spans approximately three football fields in size and attendees are encouraged to explore the entire space. The Manufacturing Expo will be open to the public from 8 am – 1 pm.

PRESENTED BY: SUPPORTED BY: […]

2022-10-12T17:20:14-04:008:00 am|

Women in Manufacturing: Leaders and Influencers

Maybe the most popular event of the annual conference is the Women in Manufacturing: Leaders and Influencers Breakfast. Although women make up 47% of the total workforce, they only comprise about 30% of all those employed in manufacturing industries. And only about 20% of executive leaders in manufacturing are women.

However, […]

2022-10-22T12:22:04-04:008:30 am| Speaker(s): Monica Johnson, Talent Acquisition Director at Michelin
Carrie Bovender, President at Grand Forest
Laura Bordeaux, ASC Plant Manager at Zeus Industrial Products
Mary Ellen Grom, Executive Director of Customer Experience Solutions at AFL
Donna Brin, President and CEO at bFIVE40
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SCMEP Manufacturing Excellence Awards

The anchor event of the SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo is a quarter-century old! The 25th annual awards luncheon will honor South Carolina manufacturers in a variety of categories. The judging process is coordinated by the South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Lunch will be provided, and pre-registration is required.

The Keynote […]

2022-10-28T14:01:25-04:0012:00 pm| Speaker(s): The 2021 Awards were presented by SC Governor Henry McMaster.|

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