On Thursday, October 11th 2012 from 8:00am to 1:00pm at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, New Hampshire, the Business and Industry Association of NH (BIA of NH) will serve host to the 10th annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing and High Technology Summit. Sponsored by Governor John Lynch, the summit is a great opportunity for local manufacturing businesses to hear from industry and technology professionals. Latest manufacturing trends and solutions, as well as networking with other manufacturing companies, will be conducted over in various workshops, seminars and discussions about the different industries.
The keynote speaker is David Broussell, Vice President & Editorial Director of Manufacturing Enterprise Communications. Among his supporting cast of presenters, ProfitKey International’s Vice President of Product Development, Ken Hayes, is to speak on the subject of “Choosing an ERP (enterprise resource planning) System – Do I need one and how would I get started?”. More specifically, his presentation will discuss how manufacturing companies have found success after implementing an ERP.
According to Ken Hayes, “ProfitKey is thrilled to be participating in this year’s summit as New Hampshire, in general, is a model for the nation in promoting manufacturing. ProfitKey, in particular, has assisted hundreds of companies to grow their businesses and improve their bottom line”.
For full details or to attend the 10th Annual Governor’s Manufacturing Summit, you can visit the BIA of NH’s website, here.
About Ken Hayes CPIM, OCP
Mr. Hayes joined ProfitKey in 1986 as a technical support representative, and has gone through the ranks of ProfitKey. Mr. Hayes has held such positions as Manager of Technical Support, Application Engineer, Product Manager, Vice President of Research and Development. Mr. Hayes is currently responsible for Product Development and ProfitKey Professional Services. Mr. Hayes has worked with hundreds of ProfitKey customers, assisting with their implementation of Rapid Response Manufacturing software. He has been APICS certified since 1990, and became an Oracle Certified Professional in 2001. Ken graduated from the University of Lowell with a BS in Business Administration – Industrial Marketing.
ProfitKey is a leading provider of ERP, material requirements planning (MRP), and manufacturing execution systems (MES) for small to mid-size business. They serve a vast array of industries including aerospace and defense, automotive, medical, fabricated metals, electronic and high-tech, and more. Based in Salem, NH, ProfitKey has more than 25 years of local, national and international experience providing proven ERP and MES solutions to small and medium manufacturers.Posted by Jason Rourke, Marketing Manager, ProfitKey International