Space is limited on each tour. Tour selection available when registering online. Transportation is provided to/from Loews Chicago O’Hare.
Monday, March 30 | 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Tour Fast Radius, a company that was named one of the nine most innovative factories across the globe by the World Economic Forum (the only one in North America). Fast Radius is home to the latest technologies in additive manufacturing, digital design and metrology. Visitors will learn how a factory of the future operates, while gaining an understanding of how progressive companies are employing industrial-grade additive to scale for full production.
Monday, March 30 | 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
MxD equips US factories with the tools and expertise they need to begin building every part better than the last. This 22,000-square-foot research factory is used to test and demonstrate cutting-edge technologies, train the workforce on how to use them, and demonstrate the need for cybersecurity to protect the entire process. Tour attendees will see how MxD is working with partners to develop digital solutions that reduce waste and optimize resources. Learn about projects that demonstrate and apply digital-manufacturing technologies to increase the competitiveness of American manufacturing. MxD projects and testbeds exemplify the latest digitalization trends, which enable data-based decisions that eliminate the guesswork of what is happening on the production floor while reducing variation throughout the process.
FORGE within mHub
Monday, March 30 | 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Accenture’s new Industry X.0 studio, dedicated to accelerating the development of smart, connected products and services, provides an environment that fuses design, software engineering, hardware engineering and industry expertise. Located within mHUB, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing physical product innovation center, the Forge studio helps organizations apply advanced digital technologies to reinvent products, services and business models, from design and engineering, to manufacturing and support, to supply chain management and logistics. Join us to explore both facilities and immerse yourself in a leading center of digital transformation.