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Bridging Lean Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

February 7, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Presented by the Golden Horseshoe Manufacturing Network, This meet up will feature a special talk by Ron Harper, President of Cogent Power Inc. Ron has worked in manufacturing for 25 years in marketing, engineering, operations and general management. Come learn how he is leading his company to create a self-propelling Lean organization and how you can do the same.

About Ron Harper


Ron Harper, P.Eng., is President of Cogent Power Inc., in Burlington, Ontario. He has worked in manufacturing for 25 years, mostly in senior leadership positions in marketing, engineering, operations and general management and has been with Cogent since 1995. The organization has been on its lean journey since 2004, and Harper has taken a highly personal role in leading the company and its teams to create a self-propelling lean organisation and culture.

Ron is a member of the AME Executive Committee and the Canadian Regional Board. He is also a highly active board member of The Centre for Skills Development and Training, the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), and regularly advises on local government policies and initiatives with Next Generation Manufacturing.



February 7, 2018
7:30 am - 9:30 am
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Haltech Hub @ TechPlace
5500 North Service Road
Burlington, Ontario L7L 6W6 Canada