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Raytheon Company vice president Robert “Rusty” Patterson will provide a keynote address on Wednesday, May 16, at "Lubed, Reliable and Lean," Noria Corporation's international manufacturing conference and exhibition in Columbus, Ohio.
Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Roy Firestone and Allen-Edmonds Shoe Corporation president and CEO John Stollenwerk are among the other keynoters at the event, which will be held May 16-18 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. "Lubed, Reliable and Lean" includes three co-located shows:
- Lubrication Excellence 2006
- Reliability World 2006
- Lean Manufacturing 2006
Patterson is the vice president of the Customer & Supply Chain Institute for Raytheon and is responsible for taking the improvement concepts embodied in Raytheon Six Sigma outside the company, as well as insuring that Raytheon has the right people equipped with the right tools and processes to be an effective industry leader in supply chain management.
He has more than 30 years’ experience in defense electronics in a wide variety of positions in engineering and manufacturing.
Patterson was also the president and CEO of the Agility Forum, a non-profit think tank and consulting organization on competitive issues. In this capacity, he worked with hundreds of companies across all industry sectors to provide solution strategies to increase the competitiveness of the extended enterprise. He was a contributor to the development of the “21st Century Manufacturing
He has spoken, including keynote presentations, at conferences in the
He holds a BSEE from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and an MBA from the
To learn more about this event, or to register, visit www.driveyourplant.com.