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Welcome to LEAP HR Manufacturing

LEAP HR: Manufacturing is your unique opportunity to uncover future-focused HR thinking. This is your only chance to find out how HR leaders are looking to the future to successfully engage their workforce, close skill-gaps and attract a new generation. 

The 2023 event reveals 25+ case studies of how HR leaders are transforming their impact in 2023, with actionable strategy to enable manufacturers of all types and sizes to navigate the crippling shortage of skilled labour and strategically plan for the next era of manufacturing work.

Just some of the case studies for 2023 included:


How Trane Technologies are engaging feedback & data to refresh their Employee Value Proposition to transform the experience for the hourly workforce 


Boosting the conversion of hourly to salaried: Altria’s strategy to leverage growth with clear succession planning to reach manufacturing business goals and engage the hourly workforce  


How INEOS Styrolution is creating more opportunities for women to get into a career in manufacturing whilst driving global inclusivity for women in industry 

House of Cheatham

How House of Cheatham are establishing fair & equitable employee benefits to drive transparency, build employee relations and attract a new cohort of skilled talent 


How Munters Corporation are implementing proactive & strategic initiatives to close the gender pay gap, eliminate unconscious bias and enhance opportunities for new communities for a united manufacturing workforce 

Horton Inc

How Horton Inc are reimagining the onboarding process to get employees invested in the business, drive efficiency and build a strong sense of company culture

Some of the other brands getting involved in this year’s forum:

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Schneider Electric
Munters Corporation
Trane Technologies
inTEST Corporation

Participate & connect with a community of the most innovative HR leaders in manufacturing for two days of future-focused, strategic dialogue like no other

25+ case studies from Small, Medium & Large Organisations in the Manufacturing Industry 

100+ manufacturing HR attendees from across the US looking to network with Manufacturing thought-leaders in a new location of Austin, TX 

A Speaker faculty which includes some of the leading manufacturing organisations sharing their exclusive insights you can’t get anywhere else.

Just some of the Manufacturing HR Leaders sharing their stories in 2023:

Andrea Archer

Sr Director Human Resources


Brent Louie

Head of People Analytics

Trane Technologies

John Runge

Senior Director, Human Resources

C.H. Guenther & Son Inc.

Judy Castaño

Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Munters Corporation

Meghan Moseley

Vice President Human Resources and Corporate Ethics Officer

inTEST Corporation

Quantaze Watts

Director - Global Talent

INEOS Styrolution Group GmbH

Rhonda Blatti

Sr. Director – Employee Workflow Solutions


2023 Partners

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