DMG MORI USA Hosts Symposium to Teach Employers to Hire and Retain Vets
This one-day event offers training, coaching and advocacy for organizations that pledge to hire and retain veterans, transitioning guardsmen and reservists.
DMG MORI USA (Hoffman Estates, IL) announced it will host The Association for Manufacturing Excellence “AME Values Veterans” Symposium on March 14th at its U.S. Headquarters in Hoffman Estates. The one-day event offers training, coaching and advocacy for organizations that pledge to hire and retain veterans, transitioning guardsmen and reservists.
The program will teach manufacturing industry best practices for meeting current and future hiring needs through the employment of veterans.
“Our goal is to drive down veteran unemployment while improving business performance through improved workforce productivity,” says Doug Pierce, the chief learning officer at DMG MORI Academy. “The leadership, teamwork and global technological skills veterans possess, make them a huge asset to any employer, but their attention and respect for procedures make them uniquely qualified to work in a modern manufacturing environment.”
Presentations are centered on how to hire and retain veterans, exposing truths and myths surrounding employing them and expert panel Q&A. The speaker lineup includes:
- Joe Barto: Founder & President TMG, Inc.
- Warren Young: Chairman, ACME Industries
- Randy Harland: Executive VP, DMG MORI USA
- Doug Pierce: Chief Learning Officer, DMG MORI Academy
- Nancy Wajler, Executive Director of Education and Training, Association for Manufacturing Excellence
- John Caman Jr., Operations Team Leader, StandFast, Inc.
“If you are a supervisor, manager, human resources representative and/or training coordinator, we encourage you to attend and learn more about leveraging this tremendous American resource,” adds Pierce.
AME Values Veterans Symposium
Friday, March 14, 2014
8:30 am — 4:00 pm
DMG MORI U.S. Headquarters
2400 Huntington Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
AME member fee: No Charge
Non-member fee: $75
DMG MORI is a leading global provider of machine tools, turning centers and lathes for customers in every industry. Through leading innovation, support and technology, DMG MORI helps customers create the most competitive manufacturing environments possible.
The company is headquartered in Chicago with offices in Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Dallas, Detroit, and Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. DMG MORI has its first U.S. factory in Davis, Calif. producing selected machines for the U.S. market. Davis, Calif is also home to DMG MORI U.S. Research and Development hub, Digital Technology Laboratory.