NORTHBROOK, IL - Adroit Consulting, an operational consulting firm, will host manufacturing industry leaders from five area companies including Molex, Badger Meter, IDEX, Acco Brands (formerly GBC, Inc.) and Yaskawa at a two-hour panel discussion during the National Manufacturing Week Conference to be held in Rosemont, IL, just outside of Chicago next week.

The prestigious panel of mid-sized manufacturers will share case studies on how they collected and used market intelligence to gain market share by improving their manufacturing operations. Adroit Consulting CEO Stan Martin and Principal Kathleen Johnson will moderate a high-level discussion about the challenges and opportunities that exist in mining the information shared by customers.

The session will be held Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road in Rosemont, IL.