DVIRC holds Man­u­fac­tur­ing Sum­mit

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WARMIN­STER >> The Delaware Val­ley In­dus­trial Re­source Cen­ter (DVIRC) hosted its annual Man­u­fac­tur­ing Sum­mit Oct. 12.

The event brought to­gether hun­dreds of in­dus­try lead­ers, lo­cal and na­tional tech­nol­ogy com­pa­nies, small to mid-sized man­u­fac­tur­ers, aca­demics, mak­ers, de­sign­ers, hard­ware en­trepreneurs and stu­dents for a day of in­no­va­tion and ed­u­ca­tion.

The 2018 Man­u­fac­tur­ing Sum­mit cen­tered on work­force, op­er­a­tional ex­cel­lence, ad­vanced man­u­fac­tur­ing tech­nolo­gies, mar­ket growth trends and in­no­va­tions, with a spe­cial fo­cus on in­spir­ing the next gen­er­a­tion of in­dus­try lead­ers. Stu­dents at­tended a spe­cial ses­sion geared to­ward ed­u­cat­ing them on the ca­reer path to man­u­fac­tur­ing and the jobs avail­able.

At­ten­dees also heard from key­note speak­ers, net­worked with lead­ers across a wide ar­ray of sec­tors, en­joyed in­ter­ac­tive ex­hibits and demon­stra­tions of cut­ting-edge tech­nolo­gies and cel­e­brated the re­gion’s man­u­fac­tur­ing com­mu­nity. Lead­ing man­u­fac­tur­ers demon­strated ad­vanced man­u­fac­tur­ing tools and tech­niques such as ro­bot­ics, vir­tual re­al­ity, 3-D print­ing and drone tech­nol­ogy.

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTOS — DELAWARE VAL­LEY IN­DUS­TRIAL RE­SOURCE CEN­TER

The Delaware Val­ley In­dus­trial Re­source Cen­ter hosts its annual Man­u­fac­tur­ing Sum­mit Oct. 12.

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