Please join us on Manufacturing Day to discuss the current state of manufacturing in the Commonwealth, what we should expect in the near future and some of the concerns that our manufacturing sector has identified.
The United State Federal Government is currently putting some large funding packages together that will help our manufacturers, large and small, continue to grow help build our economy back. There will be funds for workforce development, cybersecurity, Industry 4.0 and defense contracts.
John Killam, President and CEO of MassMEP and his team will join us and discuss how your company can access these dollars and how we in central Massachusetts can work together to make our region thrive.
John Killam is a multifaceted, innovative leader with extensive experience in operations management, manufacturing engineering and optimization, quality management, business development, manufacturing operations, R&D, cost analysis and strategic production planning. John has thirty years experience working for fortune 200 manufacturing companies and is certified in the Toyota Production system by a Shingijutsu Sensei.
John is the President/CEO for the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP) where he leads a team of professional consultants in the delivery of growth strategies to improve top line while reducing cost. In the past year alone his team has led manufactures to $55 million increase in new sales and add 490 new jobs. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management with a minor in marketing.