WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intelligent Manufacturing Systems International Inc. (IMSI) reconstituted its Board of Directors with leading experts to support the IMS ManuVation and World Manufacturing Forum programs. The new members include Chair of the Board, Jack Harris, Rockwell Collins (Retired), Dean Bartles, Ph.D., National Tooling and Machining Association, Atul Kelkar, Ph.D., Clemson University, William Mahoney, ASM International, Robert E. Mansfield, Jr., Aerospace States Association, and Jack Todd, C.P.A.
The notable Board members are accomplished in advanced manufacturing technologies, business development, education, and finance. The members were selected to guide the IMSI expansion of its programs in order to help small-to-medium sized enterprises integrate advanced technologies and develop skilled workers to remain competitive domestically and abroad. Board Chair, Jack Harris, said, “I believe IMSI is very fortunate to have highly qualified individuals with such strong industrial experience and passion for advanced manufacturing committed to the Board of Directors. I look forward to working with the new Board as they chart the direction to better support sustainability and growth for SME-based manufacturing.”
The Board of Directors expressed excitement to advance and support IMSI’s wide range of services through supporting new technology integration through the ManuVation program, developing business relationships that extend and support the IMS network and building on the World Manufacturing Forum. The Board of Directors will continue to meet throughout the year to guide the course of IMS programs and leadership.
To learn more about the IMS Board of Directors and read full bios please visit: https://www.ims.org/board-of-directors.
About IMS and the WMF:
IMSI is a non-profit industry-led program established to advance manufacturing and help manufacturers research and adopt the next generation of manufacturing and processing technologies through the ManuVation program. The IMSI organization provides the framework and support for facilitating international workshops, forums, research, and dissemination of information among large business enterprises, small-to-medium enterprises, universities, and research institutions. IMS is the creator and premier sponsor of the World Manufacturing Forum (WMF). The organization offers workshops, project coaching services, ManuVation 4.0 guides, and is an international collaborative environment for a robust exchange of ideas and synergy creation.