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    APICS November Plant Tour - SWRI

    November 12, 2019
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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    Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®)
    6220 Culebra Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78238
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    APICS Plant Tour


    Manufacturing and Robotics Technology Department of SWRI


    The SWRI develops and evaluates robotic and automation equipment, systems, and processes and help clients cut costs and improve productivity by applying advanced engineering knowledge, techniques, and principles such as lean and six-sigma.

    For more than 20 years, SWRI has been developing innovative automation and robotics solutions. World-class experts and experienced engineers comprise the automation engineering staff. Automation engineering facilities include state-of-the-art laboratories and large prototype areas for development.

    They serve variety of design, consulting, and engineering service roles for a diverse range of applications and markets. Several aspects of SwRI are appealing to clients as they are uniquely positioned to be an industry innovator:

    • Extensive facilities — Our world-class laboratories and staff of more than 2,600 engineers, scientists, and technicians provide one of the most comprehensive design, development, and testing resources in the world.
    • Independent and nonprofit — we want to help our customers find solutions and achieve their vision.
    • Liberal intellectual property policy — As part of a long-held tradition, patent rights arising from sponsored research at SwRI are often assigned to the client. SwRI generally retains the rights to Institute-funded advancements.
    • Customer service — Customer service is a priority for SwRI. Repeat business and returning clients comprise a large portion of our business. We are focused on satisfying our clients' needs.
    • Client-driven — We utilize cutting-edge research and development, driven directly by client needs and input, to provide unique and innovative solutions.
    • Confidentiality — Project details, status, and results may be kept confidential to protect the client's investment.
    • Management expertise — Our world-class project management allows SwRI to thoroughly and successfully implement solutions throughout a variety of industries.


    Date & Time

    Tueday, November 12, 2019

    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM



    Our meeting will begin with lunch and a networking session at 11:00 AM at Conference Room G inside Building 68.

    Lunch and Introductions: 11:00 AM – 11:40 AM

    Presentation: 11:40 AM – 12:00 PM

    Tour: 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

     Q&A Session: 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM



    Southwest Research institute

    6220 Culebra Rd. San Antonio, TX 78238


    ALL Foreign Citizens may be admitted, with the exception of citizens of the following countries: 




    Please enter the campus through the main entrance, after the test track on the right. There is a Chevron station on the corner to the left. After entering proceed past the guard, in the far right lane, without stopping (open campus after 7:00 am). Continue until the four-way stop, and then continue straight through the intersection until you reach the third building on the right, Building 68. Please park across the street to the left. Enter towards the middle of the building, behind the large oak tree.


    Please visit our APICS San Antonio website at to register.

    Deadline to register is November 10, 2019.



    Hope to see you there!




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