For experienced industry leaders that want to learn how their peers are improving so they can lead with more confidence and get better results.

Peer Groups Help You:

  • Build a network
  • See best practices on plant tours
  • Make better decisions
  • Learn how your peers are improving
  • Know you’re not alone

“Peer groups have allowed me to expand my network of professionals in manufacturing and gain valuable insight on current topics in the industry. In addition to the presentations and peer issue discussions, participating in tours and benchmarking other companies has given me insight to make my company better.”

Angie Wordell, EVP Operations, Graco Inc.

The process to join a peer group

  • Step 1

    Find a Peer Group

  • Step 2

    Attend as our guest

  • Step 3

    Join the group

  • Step 4

    Be a better leader


  • Executive
  • HR Executive
  • Senior Operations
  • Financial Executive
  • Engineering Leadership
  • Executive Operations



Management Peer Groups

  • Production Management
  • Operations Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Advanced Lean Enterprise
  • Safety Management
  • HR Management
  • Quality Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sales & Marketing

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the peer groups for?

Experienced manufacturing leaders looking to benchmark with their peers.

How often do peer groups meet?

Peer groups meet once a month, January through November, and all groups meet together in December for the Mega Meeting.

What are the expectations of being a peer group member?

Attend 75% of the meetings, host your group every 12-24 months and keep sensitive topics confidential.

What is the cost?

There are member and non-member rates that vary by group.