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Fort Myers, FL—Informance International, together with, is hosting an Operations Performance Summit on November 17-19, at the Oceanwalk Village Hilton in Daytona Beach, Florida. The summit is an executive event for manufacturing leaders who focus on improving operations through initiatives such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and Total Productive Maintenance. Guest speakers include operations executives from global companies like Akzo Nobel, Cargill, JohnsonDiversey, L’Oreal and Ventura Foods. Last year’s Operations Performance Summit earned accolades from attendees, speakers and sponsors for the strict educational focus and format designed to stimulate an exchange of ideas across manufacturing strategy, performance, and transformation.

Due to overwhelming demand for the manufacturing operations event, Informance has partnered with to co-host “OPS’09” together with Solutions 2.0, a reliability and operations education summit for manufacturing and organizational performance. The Solutions 2.0 conference is the premier educational conference for the manufacturing community, with a history of serving up to 1500 delegates annually.

According to Terrence O’Hanlon, publisher of and creator of Solutions 2.0, “With this year’s conference, we have expanded the breadth of educational offerings with an added focus on manufacturing operations performance. Solutions 2.0 is a unique event because it blends a variety of disciplines across maintenance, predictive maintenance, lubrication and operations performance, giving manufacturing executives and practitioners an opportunity to stay current across a variety of topics and issues.”

“This year’s lineup of industry visionaries and speakers will help us facilitate a dynamic exchange of ideas, best practices, and proven practical theories that executives and practitioners can leverage right away in their own companies,” comments John Oskin, Executive Vice President of Informance. “Delegates will take back to their company’s fresh ideas and new approaches to achieve their operational excellence objectives.”

During the summit, delegates will participate in interactive presentations by senior operations executives, as well as have an opportunity to understand the best practices of peers across the boundaries of their own manufacturing industry.

To learn more about the Operations Performance Summit, or to register for the event visit  or call (888) 575-1245.

About Informance International:

Informance delivers Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI) solutions to help clients accelerate operational performance initiatives, drive operating strategies and capture actionable insight; measured by speed-to-value. Using Informance, manufacturing teams can drive corporate initiatives like Lean, Six Sigma, TPM, and other continuous improvement methods. Clients quickly unlock hidden capacity, increase productivity without additional capital investment, reduce inventory and labor costs, and increase working capital. To learn more, call 1-877-464-6262.
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Focusing on the industrial maintenance and reliability community, core values include contributing knowledge through publishing with an online community of over 55,000 members worldwide, Uptime Magazine, a bi-monthly publication with over 75,000 readers in print and digital editions, and a Book Publishing. also produces two-three large learning conferences annually including the longest running maintenance focused event in the world, IMC-2009 the 24th International Maintenance Conference. For more details please visit

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