Leveraging the convening strength of PMMI, the OpX Leadership Network is a dynamic community of manufacturing, engineering and operations professionals dedicated to operational excellence.  Through open dialogue between CPG manufacturers and OEMs, the OpX Leadership Network provides an exceptional forum where the best minds come together to identify and solve common operational challenges, and apply best practices and innovative solutions to the real-world context of manufacturing.

Stephen Schlegel
Stephen Schlegel
Managing Director,
OpX Leadership Network
Stephen Perry
Stephen Perry
Managing Director,
OpX Leadership Network
Tom Egan
Tom Egan
VP/Industry Services,
PMMI
Bryan Griffen
Bryan Griffen
Director, Industry Services,
PMMI
Knowledge and Innovation

Knowledge and Innovation

The OpX Leadership Network puts you/your company at the forefront of new, game-changing approaches in manufacturing operational excellence. The OpX Leadership Network is about coming together to solve problems and develop new guidelines and protocols to address the complexity of today’s manufacturing environment. The OpX Leadership Network helps drive innovation and thought leadership and provides relevant, practical solutions, so companies remain competitive and the OpX Leadership Network participants build their knowledge base.

Collaboration and Connections

Collaboration and Connections

The OpX Leadership Network engages a diverse group of professionals who share a need to stay up-to-date on the latest technology, regulations and best practices. No other organization brings the same mix of experienced CPG and OEM players together in such meaningful, productive interactions. The open exchange within the OpX Leadership Network -- across companies, and even sectors within manufacturing -- is good for business, and it builds enduring professional and personal relationships.

Operational Excellence Outcomes

Operational Excellence Outcomes

The OpX Leadership Network helps companies accelerate operational excellence. Engagement with the OpX Leadership Network maximizes the return on time and resources invested because it addresses some of the thorniest issues in manufacturing today. Establishing common language reduces ambiguity and enables smarter purchase decisions. With practical input from OEMs, the OpX Leadership Network influences equipment criteria and design, which helps CPGs adapt to change and get to market faster.

Solution Group Members

Solution Group Members

Companies in Bold have more than one member of the company participating in the Solutions Groups.

END USERS:

3M General Mills Merck      
Abbot Nutrition Giorgio Foods MOM Brands
ACH Foods GMA Musco Olives
AIPC GSK NBTY   
Amalgamated Sugar Heinz Nestle Prepared Foods
AMI Hersheys Nestles
Amway Hillshire Brands NSF
B&G Hormel O’Brien & Gene
BIC Hosokawa Olam
Big Heart Pet IFSH P&G
Black & Decker Interbake Foods Pepperidge Farm
Boston Beer Inventure PepsiCo
Buhler J M Smucker Post Foods
Bush Bros. Johnson & Johnson Pressed Juicery
BWDG Johnsonville PTL
Campbell's Just Born Sargento
Cargill Kellogg Company Schwan’s Global Supply Chain
Chobani Key Change Scotts
Clorox Keystone Foods Sherwin Williams
Coca Cola Kraft Signature Brands
Colgate-Palmolive Kroger Smithfield
ConAgra Foods Land O’ Frost Snyder’s-Lance
DCI Land O’Lakes SPX
DelMonte Leprino Sugar-Creek
Diageo L’Oreal Sunny Delight
Diamond Foods Maple Leaf Foods Sunopta
Ecolab Mars Petcare Sylvania Osram
ES3 Marzetti Unilever
FDA McCormick Utz Quality Foods
Frito Lay Mead Johnson Nutrition Whitewave
Furmano Medtronic Wornick

 

MACHINE BUILDERS AND AUTOMATION SUPPLIERS:

ADCO Mettler-Toledo Safeline
Arpac Pearson Pkg
B & R ProMach
Bosch R A Jones
GE Schneider Equipment
Interlox Siemens
Key Technology, Inc. SMC
Kliklok Woodman Tetra Pak, Inc.
Kollmorgen