UTAS, one of the world’s largest suppliers of aerospace and defence products, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, with Christian Bardoux, Head of Continuous Improvement

DANFOSS, global producer of products and services used in areas such as cooling food, air conditioning, heating buildings, controlling electric motors, compressors, bowling, drives and powering mobile machinery, Danfoss employs approximately 24,000 people worldwide with its headquarters in Denmark, with Domenico Traverso, President Work Function Division

ROCKWELL COLLINS, an American multinational company headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa providing avionics and information technology systems and services to governmental agencies and aircraft manufacturers, with John Lovell, Operation Excellence Director

HAYSSEN FLEXIBLE SYSTEMS (BARRY-WEHMILLER), global supplier of manufacturing technology ivided into 11 divisions: PneumaticScaleAngelus, Hayssen Flexible Systems, BW Container Systems, BW Papersystems, Accraply, Thiele Technologies, Paper Converting Machine Company, Design Group, Barry-Wehmiller International, Synerlink and Winkler + Dunnebier, with Michael Dann, Vice President – Europe

– MANDELLI SISTEMI. italian manufacturer of 5 Axes Horizontal Machining Centers as well as FMSs (Flexible Manufacturing Systems) equipped with flagship technological innovations, full IoT/Industry4.0 integrated solutions and highly customized proposals, with Saverio Gellini, CEO

– SENIOR AEROSPACE BWT, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 33 operations in 14 countries, designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defence, land vehicle and energy markets, with Jacqueline Harrison, Learning & Development Coordinator

– ARKITE, based at Genk (Belgium, Limburg province) presents Human Interface Mate (HIM) the ultimate “Virtual Guardian Angel”. HIM is looking over the shoulder of the manufacturing operator warning as soon as a wrong operation is in progress and navigating towards standardized work., with Johan Smeyers, CEO

LEGO, the Danish family-owned company based in Billund, Denmark best known for the manufacture of Lego-brand toys, with Luboš Malý, Innovation in Operations Senior Manager