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1987 - 2017

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING
Holds CMME conference for industry and academia
“There are No Silver Bullets in Manufacturing”

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Develops executive education program “Bursting Barriers to Total Quality Mgmt” Hosts 10 visiting scholars, funds six Ph.D. dissertations Holds CMME conference for industry and academia “Total Quality Mgmt.: Does the Journy Ever End?”

1992 - 1993
Fall Conference
  • Dennis J. Weidenaar (Dean, Krannert School of Management)
  • Leroy Hunk (President, Harvard Industries)
  • Herbert Moskowitz (Director, Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises)
  • William A. Wiggenhorn (President/Corporate Vice President of Corporate Quality, Motorola Inc.)
  • Dennic McClain (Vice President of Corporate Quality, Furnas Electric)
  • Roy Abell (Director of Quality, TRW Inc.)
  • Jim Marrow (Plant manager, Detroit Diesel)
  • Jim Brown (Chairman of the Local Shop Committee, Detroit Diesel)
Spring Conference
  • Stephen Green, (Professor, Purdue University)
  • Alok Chaturvedi (Professor, Purdue University)
  • Charlene Adair (Vice President, Rath & Strong) 
Establishes Master’s level MTM Option Develops “Strategic Awareness” exec. education
Funds faculty and student participation in 13 conferences
Organizes CMME Conference for industry & academia “Enterprise Integration: New Competitive & Organizational Landscapes”

manufacturing 1993
Fall Conference
  • John Segall (Vice Chairman of Coporate Planning and Development, GTE)
  • Katherine Hudson (Vice President, Professional Printing and Publishing Imaging Eastman Kodak Co.)
  • Thomas Mays (Senior Vice President, NCR Corporation)
  • William Mow (Chairman and Chief Exectutive Officer, Bugle Boy Industries)
  • Dr. Douglas Comer (Professor, Computer Science, Purdue University)
  • Jim Bradley (Director, Ameritech Corportation)
  • Larry Rands (Vice President, Space and RF Technology Iridium, Inc.)
  • Donald Sawyer (Vice President, BNR, Inc.)
  • Thomas Cochran (Manager, Bethlehem Steel Corporation)
  • Russell Leslie (Account Executive, EDS)
  • Dave Stevenson (Design Engineer, Caterpillar, Inc.)
  • William Weiss (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ameritech Corporation)
  • Dwayne Walker (Director, Worldwide SOlutions Providers Marketing & Sales, Microsoft)
  • Gus Vassiliades (Director, IBM Corporate)
  • Jean-Marc Andral (General Manager, General Electric Medical Systems)
  • Dr. James Solberg (Director of Engineering Research Center, Purdue University)
  • Colin McCready (Manager - Global Data Warehouse, Xerox)
  • Dr. Paul Adler (Associate Professor of Management Organization, University of Southern California)
  • Kenneth Brousseau (President and Co-founder, Decision Dynamics Co.)
  • Stephen Hamilton (Strategic Consultant, Hewlett-Packard Co.)
  • Gretchen Imlay (Director - Organization and Technology, Levi Strauss & Co.)
  • Gary Koehler (Professor, University of Florida)
  • Cherri Langenfeld (Manager, U.S. Department of Energy)
  • Dr. Hank Grant (Director - Operation Research and Production Systems, The National Science Foundation)
Spring Conference
  • Jim O'Dell (Vice President, Ingersoll-rand)
  • Rob Sinkhorn (Kimball International)
  • Morgan Burke (Athletic Director, Purdue University)
Creates DCMME computer lab for research and teaching
Establishes Lewis B. Cullman Distinguished Professor of Manufacturing Management Founds Industrial Partners Steering Committee
 
1994 manufacturing
Plant Tours Plant tours serve the purpose of providing students with a glimpse of the manufacturing environment. Our tours are structured to allow ample time for question and answer sessions with plant personnel. There are occasions in which a detailed write-up of the tour is required as part of a course assignment. The selection of plant sites to visit is made in a manner that will expose students to a wide variety of products, methods, and technologies. Plant trips conducted by DCMME during the last year include the following:
  • Digital Audio Disk Corporation – Compact Disc Manufacturer
  • Frito-Lay – Snack Food Manufacturer
  • Logo 7 – Sportswear Company
  • McGill Manufacturing – Bearing Plant
  • Monon Corporation – Semi Trailer Plant
  • Nucor Steel – Steel Producer
  • R.R. Donnelley Corporation
  • Subaru-Isuzu America – Automotive Plant
  • Fall Conference
    • Dennis J. Weidenaar (Dean, Krannert School of Management)
    • Herbert Moskowitz (Director, DCMME)
    • Bruce Corner (Group Vice President, Walker Research)
    • Charlene Adair (Vice President, Rath & Strong)
    • Brian Jellison (President, Von Duprin, Inc.)
    • Ken Burns (Vice President - Business Services, Purdue University)
    • John Wilson (Senior Staff Officer - National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences)
    • Michael Haluska (Consultant, ADI Corporation)
    • Mike McDaniel (Vice President & General Manager, Owens-Brockway Closure & Specialty Products)
    • Gary Koehler (Professor, Purdue University)
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    Fall Conference
    • Herbert Moskowitz (Director, Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises)
    • Dennis J. Weidenaar (Dean, Krannert School of Management)
    • Jim Solverg (Director, Center for Collaborative Manufacturing)
    Partners
    • Alcoa
    • Ernst & Young
    • Ameritech
    • Allied Signal
    • Ford
    • EDS
    • Owens-Brockway
    • Caterpillar
    • GenCorp
    • Chrysler Corporation
    • Andersen Consulting
    • Eli Lilly
    • Ingersoll-Rand
    • United Technologies
    • TRW
    • Kodak
    • Xerox
    • ROI Systems
    1996 - 1997
    Fall Conference
    • Dennis J. Weidenaar, (Dean, Krannert School of Management)
    • Herbert Moskowitz, (Director, DCMME)
    • John Sheridan, (Senior Editor, Industry Week)
    • Tom Brady, (Assistant Director, DCMME)
    • W. Doug Allgood, (Directr - Information Technology Services
    • Jim Norman, (Product Marketing Manager, Red Pepper Software)
    1997 - 1998
    250th student graduates with a Manufacturing Mgmt option
    WABCO hosts MTM students for Kaizen events
    Wins the Society of Manufacturing Engineers LEAD award
    Fall Conference
    • Rick Johns, (Kaizen Coordinator, WABCO)
    • Charles Champion, (Division Manager, Eastman Kodak Company)
    • Charlene Sullivan, (Professor, Purdue University)
    Partners
    • ALCOA
    • Anderson Consulting
    • Caterpillar
    • Cullman Ventures
    • Eli Lilly and Company
    • Allied Signal
    • Thomson
    • Ernst & Young
    • ROI Systems
    • Ford
    • Chrysler Corporation
    • Owens Illinois
    • Ingersoll-Rand
    • Kodak
    • Xerox
    • EDS
    • Ameritech
    • Crowe Chizek
    • TRW
    • GenCorp
    • United Technologies
    Develops Supply Chain Mgmt & Project Mgmt active learning games Co-sponsors fourth annual Midwest Logistics/Mfg Roundtable Gives three customized workshops for industrial partners The Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises (CMME) had their fall Partners’ Meeting on September 17. Top executives from a variety of companies attended the meeting to share ideas about the future of manufacturing and education. Executive partners along with Krannert faculty discussed the following issues: how to teach manufacturing/operations management to meet the challenges of the 21st century, what topics should be taught, and how should Krannert deliver knowledge to the students.
    Several suggestions came out of the discussions. New teaching methods should be explored such as semester long case studies, integrating computer technology into every course, and extended projects where students work with companies. Topics such as dealing with changing demographics in the workforce, lean manufacturing, and customer relations maintenance would be valuable to management students. New delivery methods of teaching are needed to meet future challenges. Methods should be developed to take distance and location out of the equation, delivering real-time on demand education.
    The executive partners had several recommendations for masters students.
    • Have an appreciation for cultural diversity, i.e.: foreign language skills
    • Obtain more business skills regarding international business activities
    • Become technology enabled 
    • Understand how your decisions affect other systems and departments
    Many other presentations filled the rest of the day. Economics professor, Jerry Lynch, gave his views on why the economy has taken a downturn and how Russian and Asian economics affect the rest of the world. Mr. Robert Goehler, the corporate director of manufacturing for Ingersol-Rand explained the demand flow manufacturing system he implemented across the entire I-R corporation. Students had their turn to educate the executives. Six students talked about their internship experiences and suggested ways to improve internships. Finally, Mr. Eugene Spafford, from the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS), talked about internet and intranet security.

    1998 Fall Partners Meeting Corporate Attendees Mike Allen, Eli Lilly Tom Arenberg, Anderson Consulting Bob Bassler, IBMTC Charles Champion, Eastman Kodak Jeffrey Frazier, Owens-Brockway Bob Goehler, Ingersol-Rand Steve Lind, Woods Equipment Co. Peter Santori, Ernst & Young John Sofia, American Axle & Manufacturing Tom Sullivan, TRW Bob Taylor, Caterpillar Rachel Tzinberg, Ryerson Tull Roger Willis, Ernst & Young

    1999
    Creates Lean Mfg Kaizen course sponsored by WABCO
    Founds the Mfg. & Service Ops Mgmt Journal (M&SOM)
    Initiates DCMME Undergraduate Discussion Series

    2000
    Fall Conference
    • Mike Campion, (Professor, Purdue University)
    • Gary Von Glinow, (Ernst & Young)
    Partners
    • Mike Allen, Eli Lilly and Company
    • Tom Arenberg, Andersen Consulting
    • George Bauer, Ingersoll-Rand
    • Carrie Beaulieu, Eli Lilly and Company
    • Charles Champion, Eastman Kodak
    • Joanne Cavanaugh, American Axle & Manufacturing
    • Rick Dauch, American Axle & Manufacturing
    • Fred Kickey, Ball-Foster
    • Kristy McCain, Eli Lilly and Company
    • Tom McDuffee, Ball-Foster
    Creates the E-Business for Manufacturing Enterprises lecture series Completes four faculty/industry projects

    2000-2001
    Fall Conference
    • Cindy Emrich
    • Eric Dulin
    • IMSA
    • John Dyer
    • Tom Brush
    Partners
  • American Axle & Manufacturing
  • Caterpillar
  • Eastman Kodak – year 10 of a 10-year pledge
  • Eli Lilly and Company – year 2 of a 3-year pledge
  • Ford Motor Company – year 2 of a 5-year pledge
  • General Motors
  • Honeywell (Formerly AlliedSignal)
  • Ingersoll-Rand – year 5 of a 6 year pledge
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Owens Corning
  • Philip Morris
  • Rolls-Royce Allison
  • Saint-Gobain Containers (Formerly Ball-Foster) – year 2 of a 3 year pledge
  • United Technologies Corporation
  • Wabtec (Formerly WABCO)
  • 2001
    Fall Conference
    • Brett L. Schmidli (Eli Lilly & Company)
    • Bob Glinke (Machine Shop & Technical Services Manager, Caterpillar's Lafayette Engine Facility)
    • Monica Booker, (Plant Group Manager – Material Planning and Logistics, Ford Motor Company)
    Partners
    • American Axle & Manufacturing
    • Eli Lilly and Company
    • Ford Motor Company
    • General Motors
    • Ingersoll-Rand
    • Kimberly-Clark
    • Owens Corning
    • Philip Morris
    • Rolls-Royce Allison
    • Saint-Gobain Containers
    • Wabtec Corporation
    2003
    Fall Conference
    • Richard Cosier, (Dean and Leeds Professor of Management)
    • John Matly, (Director of Manufacturing Engineering, Delphi Delco Electronics Systems)
    • Tom McDuffee, (Vice President Human Resource, Saint-Gobain Containers)
    • Cynthia G. Emrich, (Assistant Professor of Management)
    • Gerald J. Lynch, (Associate Dean, Programs and Student Services)
    • Michael J. Cooper, (Assistant Professor of Management)
    • Stephen G. Green, (Basil S. Turner Professor of Management)
    • Ananth V. Iyer
    • David P. Janes
    • Lowell J. Puls
    • John A. Schneider
    • Lee Lewellen
    Partners
  • Allison Transmission
  • American Axle & Manufacturing
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Ensign-Bickford Industries
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • Ingersoll-Rand
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Owens Corning
  • Philip Morris USA
  • Rolls-Royce Corporation
  • Saint-Gobain Containers
  • General Motors
  • Wabtec Corporation
  • 2003
    Fall Conference
    • Patricia Davies
    • Hoi-Ming Chi
    • Jill M. Wright
    • John Sofia
    • Denny Warner
    Partners
  • American Axle & Manufacturing
  • Caterpillar
  • Delphi Automotive Systems
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • Philip Morris USA
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Saint-Gobain Containers
  • 2005
    Fall Conference
    • Herbert Moskowitz
    • Richard A. Cosier
    • John P. Sullivan
    • Dr. Gerald J. Lynch
    • Kevin T. McNamara
    • Graham S. Toft, Ph.D.
    • Ananth V. Iyer, Professor of Management
    Partners
    • Allison Transmission
    • American Axle and Manufacturing
    • Eaton Corporation
    • Eli Lilly and Company
    • Ensign-Bickford Industries
    • Ford Motor Company
    • General Motors
    • Ingersoll-Rand
    • Kimberly-Clark
    • Owens Corning
    • Philips Morris USA
    • Rolls-Royce Corporation
    • Saint-Gobain Containers
    • Wabtec Corporation
    • Delphi Automotive
    • Roger Willis