FIA East Coast Meeting of Members

Event Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 to Wednesday, March 13, 2019

We are pleased to present the first FIA East Coast Meeting of Members on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. This event will provide a great opportunity for members in the region to network with their forging peers and hear from an industry expert on the topic of operational excellence. Come share your thoughts with other FIA members in this interactive format and enjoy a plated lunch!


The guest keynote speaker for the FIA East Coast Meeting of Members is James Marrese, faculty member at the Institute for Operational Excellence. In his presentation, James will be addressing the topic of Creating Flow on the Shop Floor: Principles Over Brainstorming.   



The New Mill Restaurant
493 South End Road 
Plantsville, Connecticut 06479


Date and Time

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.



The cost to attend the FIA East Coast Meeting of Members is $75. Complete the registration form and fax it to (216) 781-0102 or click on the button below to register for the event.



About the Speaker

Institute for Operational Excellence Faculty Member James Marrese has been with the Institute since its incorporation in 2007, working in both training and product development. Collaborating with other Faculty Members, James has been instrumental in developing customized lean and Operational Excellence education programs for numerous global corporations including United Technologies Corporation, FMC Technologies, Actuant Corporation and more. James is also part of the Institute for OpEx’s resource development team that is responsible for launching new educational content including online training, digital guides and webinars. Working closing with the marketing team as a lean subject matter expert, James has authored numerous articles, industry reports, and presented webinars on behalf of the Institute for OpEx. Prior to working for the Institute for OpEx James worked in supply chain management at W.B. Mason.