Doubletree Hotel Chicago-Oakbrook, Oakbrook, IL. This event sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers reveals how companies can begin to run a lean enterprise using tours, videos and testimonials. Attendees have the opportunity to network and share experiences they have been challenged by, as well as effective practices. Industry professionals will be in attendance to discuss available options and impart success stories. The event aims to provide information that people can put straight to use for improving processes and products.