Workplace Insights Tour at Sutton Tools
Awarded 2017 Manufacturer of the Year
DATE: Monday, 5 March 2018
TIME: 9.30am to 1.00pm
ADDRESS: Sutton Tools, 378 Settlement Road, Thomastown
FEE (incl. GST): AME Members $33 Public $77
The fee includes a presentation from the Sutton Tools leadership team, site tour, facilitated discussion, lunch and time for networking.
Established in 1917, Sutton Tools is one of the oldest family businesses in Australia. Throughout its rich history, Sutton Tools has collected an impressive list of awards and achievements. Its induction to the prestigious 2017 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame and the 2017 “Manufacturer of The Year: Large Business” award is the latest recognition for this large family owned Victorian employer. The 2017 theme of ‘Growing Advanced Manufacturing’ recognised outstanding achievements by Victorian businesses and individuals who uphold a high standard of excellence in Victorian manufacturing.
Sutton Tools produces over 30,000 line items, including Drills, Taps and Milling cutters for the DIY and Industrial sectors, many of which are manufactured in Melbourne and exported throughout the world.
The visit will include a detailed tour of the Thomastown facility where you will see advanced manufacturing practices with its foundations based on the adoption and belief in Lean Manufacturing values. The tour will provide an insight into the cutting edge of traditional subtractive manufacturing, the latest innovations in the fast-evolving world of additive manufacturing.
Hear from Rob Sutton, Commerical Director, Keith Petrzela, Manufacturing Manager and Steve Dowey, Technology Manager who will present on:
The journey of this fourth generation family business
Some of the key factors contributing to the business’ long term success
Their Lean manufacturing values
Their digital journey
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This tour is relevant to ALL industries and would suit anyone interested in driving better results from their business activities. E.g. Business owners, CEOs, managers, staff with responsibility for managing business processes or operations, others.
Leaders who want to advance their businesses by implementing enterprise excellence concepts, tools and processes.
WHAT TO WEAR
Closed toe shoes. Any additional information will be supplied to confirmed attendees.
OTHER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
You can become an AME member for $265 per year and obtain the discounted AME member rate for this event.
The host company reserves the right to decline attendees.
Due to the limited numbers there is a maximum five people per company, additions will be added to a waitlist.
This event may be cancelled by AME for any reason. AME is not responsible for incidental costs incurred by registrants.
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Please direct enquiries to Siobhan Browne, Marketing and Events Manager on 1300 263 287 or firstname.lastname@example.org.