2015 Manufacturers Conference

Marriott Ann Arbor at Eagle Crest, Ypsilanti, MI
October 5-7, 2015
Hosted by Michigan Seamless Tube

ABMA attendees participated in the 2015 Manufacturers Conference at the Marriott Ann Arbor at Eagle Crest in Ypsilanti, MI. The conference focused on networking, educating and developing boiler industry leaders and sharing key trends in our sector.

The conference was hosted by Michigan Seamless Tube and featured a tour of their facility and new cold pilger mill. Tour participants learned about seamless tubes first hand and saw the state of the art expansion of their capabilities.

ABMA would also like to recognize the Detroit Stoker Company and ITR Economics for their sponsorship of the conference and a special thank you to Ted Fairley, Mike Perlman and the entire team at Michigan Seamless Tube for their financial and overall support of the conference.

ABMA would also like to thank the following presenters for giving their time and sharing their insights on key topics impacting the success of our companies.

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Closing the Skills Gap: Innovative Solutions for a Changing Workforce
David DeLong, Smart Workforce Solutions

Embracing the Digital Age
Rick Van House, Know Advertising

Transportation Trends & Challenges
Jeff Clark, BNSF Logistics

Accelerating Leadership Development: Lessons from the Leading Edge
David DeLong, Smart Workforce Solutions

Washington Policy Update Impacting Manufacturing & Boiler Industry
Ross Eisenberg, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

Energy and Environmental Perspectives from Boiler Owners
Bob Bessette, Council of Industrial Boiler Owners (CIBO)
Bob Ellerhorst, Michigan State University (MSU)
Mike Mazor, The Dow Chemical Company
William McPherson, DTE Energy Services