Protomatic to be Featured at MMS Conference

Protomatic, a precision CNC machine shop, will give a presentation on ISO Systems and Business Risks at the MMS Top Shops Conference. The conference is an extension of Modern Machine Shop’s successful Top Shops benchmarking program.

The conference will take place September 5-7, 2017 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis.

Doug Wetzel, Protomatic Vice President and General Manager, will give the ISO Systems and Business Risks presentation which will shine a light on a number of important topics.

Take a look at some of the topics and it’s easy to see the benefit of attending this talk.

  • ISO Quality Management System – An Overview
  • Exploring & Understanding ISO Limitations
  • Time for an ISO Re-evaluation
  • ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management System
  • ISO 9001: 2008 vs. 2015
  • AS9100D:2016 – Aerospace QMS
  • ISO 13485:2015 – Medical Manufacture QMS
  • Exploring and Understanding ISO Limitations
  • What Are Your Business Trends?
  • Risk Based Thinking
  • What is Your Critical Infrastructure?
  • Cyber Security Overview
  • Cybersecurity Mitigation Process
  • Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis – PFMEA
  • Risk Priority Number Definitions – RPN
  • Risk Mitigation

The MMS Top Shops Conference will also provide a wealth of information from other leading shops that can help improve the operations of any enterprise. Topics will include:​

  • Advanced Machining Technology
  • Shopfloor Practices
  • Business Strategy
  • Workforce Development
  • Operational Benchmarking
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Robots & Automation
  • Data-Driven Manufacturing

We look forward to seeing you at the conference and sharing tips, tools and technologies that will enable us all to lead and succeed.

For more information about ISO Systems and Business Risks, please contact Doug Wetzel at or 734-426-3655.

About the author: Doug Wetzel is Vice President and General Manager of Protomatic. Protomatic is a CNC precision machining shop specializing in prototype and short-run production components for the medical, aerospace and other technical industries. Because of the critical nature of the parts they design and manufacture, the emphasis is always on Life-Saving Precision.