Innovation and Adaptation – Creating New Opportunities in Manufacturing

Kansas City Manufacturing Network November meeting – Alphapointe Plant Tour

When over half of your workforce is either blind or visually impaired, there
are certainly soAlphapointe Association for the Blindme unique challenges when it comes to productivity, safety, and workflow design. However, the processes of adapting to a rapidly changing and competitive manufacturing environment are similar to those faced in any manufacturing environment.  Join KCMN member Alphapointe at our November meeting, where they will discuss:

•           Utilizing technology and innovation strategies to create a unique manufacturing environment

•           Strategies for ensuring and promoting a safe working environment

•           Lessons learned in their manufacturing operations that are applicable to a wide variety of workplace environments.

Tuesday, November 8, 7:30  to 9 AM
Alphapointe Association For the Blind
7501 Prospect  KCMO


7:30 AM  Sign in & breakfast – Coffee, juice, bagels
7:45 AM  Tour and presentation (divide into two groups)
9:00 AM  Wrap up and Q & A


Alphapointe Association for the Blind is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has continued to serve people who are blind and visually impaired in the Kansas City, Missouri community and surrounding region since 1911. Alphapointe Association for the Blind is the largest single employer of visually impaired individuals in Missouri, employing 175 people, approximately 100 of which are blind or visually impaired, and is the only comprehensive rehabilitation and education agency for people with vision loss in the state of Missouri, serving over 4,000 individuals.  Alphapointe is 3 Shift operation and is  ISO-9001:2008 Certified, cGMP compliant.

Cost is $15 for members and $25 for guests. Guests may attend 2 meetings before having to join as a member. Space is limited, so sign up no later than November 4 at By clicking here or contact Donna Gordon

Due to limited space, no shows will be billed. Cancellations will be accepted no later than 3 business days prior to an event so we can provide spaces for those who may be on a wait list. Cancellations of reservations paid by credit card will be assessed a $10 processing fee by the registration service, or contact us for event credit for a future event. You may register as a guest for up to 2 events before membership is required. For questions or comments, please contact Donna Gordon at 816-304-7958