RALEIGH, NC - North Carolina State’s Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) held its first annual mfgCON on October 20th and 21st. The conference focused on manufacturing innovation and hosted over 350 attendees. Revolution Law was proud to sponsor the inaugural event and engage with leadership of North Carolina manufacturers.

IES’s mfgCON 2015 brought together manufacturers, academics, manufacturing service providers, and local and state government representatives together to collaborate and share resources on manufacturing innovation. The conference featured manufacturers and companies supporting manufacturers in a myriad of industries from aerospace and defense to consumer products to building and construction. Attendees heard from subject matter experts on developing markets, actionable ideas for improvement, emerging technologies and trends in manufacturing, advanced talent management and workforce development, and sustainably-minded manufacturing. The breakout sessions allowed attendees to discuss hot topics with subject matter experts in the manufacturing industry.

Revolution Law had the opportunity to speak with manufacturers over the course of two days and learn more about their business and how innovation and technology is changing their operations. Revolution Law founder, Henry Kopf said “Attending and taking part in events like mfgCON is part of Revolution Law’s commitment to understanding the ins and outs of our client’s business. We take pride in learning about our client’s business practices in the context of their industry. mfgCON was an excellent way for us to learn about the current industry trends and bring what we learned back to our clients.”

Congratulations to IES for hosting a successful inaugural event focusing on North Carolina’s manufacturing industry. For details about mfgCON and updates on mfgCON 2016 in Greensboro, NC, please visit: http://www.ncmep.org/mfgcon/.