Northeast Tech Tour 2018
Join Stiles Machinery for an exclusive two-day technology tour in the heart of New England.
Together, we will explore three industry-leading manufacturers in the Northeast region and hear about the exciting ways in which they are utilizing software, innovation, and technology while maintaining the spirit of artistry and craftsmanship that is foundational to this part of the country.
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to benchmark your business against other successful companies, connect with fellow manufacturers in the area, be inspired by the industry’s latest advancements and get motivated for future progress and growth.
Schedule of Events
Wednesday, October 17
- 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Legere Woodworking
- 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Break and Travel Time
- 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Wright Architectural Millwork
- 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Networking Reception at Delaney House
Thursday, October 18
- 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Affordable Interior Systems (AIS)
Legere Woodworking | Avon, CT
With over 177,000 square feet of state-of-the-art production space, Legere Woodworking is an industry leader in high-end casework and custom millwork manufacturing. With repeat customers like Yale, Harvard, Boston Consulting Group and Charter Communications, their success lies in both their focus on innovative networked production practices, as well as their commitment to the highest quality service. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience first-hand how Legere utilizes world-class Wood CAD|CAM and Cut Rite software and state- of-the-art technology to keep up with production demands.
Wright Architectural Millwork | Northhampton, MA
Wright Architectural Millwork embraces current technology, blending digital technology and traditional craftsmanship for the highest quality of work. With the use of innovative software including Wood CAD|CAM and Cut Rite, they seamlessly coordinate their entire production process, from order intake and program generation to the final product. Attendees will experience how Wright is able to accomplish some of the highest quality millwork available while continuously pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Wright’s average employee tenure is over ten years, which ensures continuity in both knowledge and quality working relationships.
Affordable Interior Systems (AIS) | Leominster, MA
A leading manufacturer of commercial office and seating furniture, AIS is a company built on ingenuity. They have made a significant impact on the office furniture industry with their ability to manufacture high-end systems and seating utilizing award-winning processes and product designs at an attractive price point. AIS has blazed the trail in advanced automation, innovative software, and full immersion in industry 4.0 processes including tapio, the first ever IoT platform for the entire value chain of the woodworking industry. Attendees will experience how AIS has embraced the digital future to provide custom office furniture that meets the needs of the ever-changing office landscape.
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 - Thursday, Oct 18, 2018