Is your company located in the St. Louis area and committed to continuous improvement? Are you seeking ways to accelerate your improvement journey, deliver better value to your customers, and engage your workforce? Join the AME St. Louis Consortium today and become part of a collaborative learning network of local companies that are committed to performance excellence and collaborative learning. Consortium membership is open to companies from any industry (manufacturing, health care, financial services, software, distribution, information technology, and more) in the St. Louis area with a desire to share and learn to become part of this practitioner-to-practitioner network. Leverage collective resources and knowledge and improve your approach to improvement!

Interested in joining? Get an introduction to the AME St. Louis Consortium and learn more about the benefits, offerings and more. Contact Jonathan Jones, AME St. Louis Consortium facilitator, at or 314-608-0783.


Advancing the Manufacturing Community by Banding Together with Marc Braun & Jonathan Jones

The Manufacturing Executive is a growth strategy podcast for manufacturing leaders, hosted by Gorilla 76 thinker & founder Joe Sullivan. The podcast recently hosted Marc Braun, executive coach at MDB, chairman for the AME, former president of Cambridge Air Solutions, author, and volunteer and Jonathan Jones, AME consortium facilitator, CEO Peer Advisory Board Leader, executive coach, author and community leader. In this episode, they discuss:

  • Building relationships between companies and sharing best practices

  • How transparency encourages employee pride and engagement

  • Creating the right culture to develop leaders

  • Growth is not a riskless adventure

  • Accelerating the speed of innovation


Consortia Members attend all St. Louis Consortium events free of charge! Contact Tina to receive event discount code to enter at registration.

True Manufacturing

November 30, 2022

9:00-1:00 p.m.

Open to St. Louis Consortium Members Only

Registration Required to Attend.

Registration Opening Soon

Visitor Safety Guide & Expectations

Join the St. Louis AME Consortium and True Manufacturing for an in-person tour where we can share, learn, and grow together. Experience the Continuous Improvement Culture at True by joining their daily team meeting and discussing 2-second lean improvements with team members. Discover how True uses Office 365 Power BI technology to audit at the manufacturing floor level to engage team members and impact company metrics on sustainability, downtime, and efficiency.

  • Operations Improvement

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Maintenance Programs

  • Metrics

  • Waste Reduction

Host Company:

Since 1945 True has taken pride in both manufacturing American made goods and creating jobs for Americans. True’s 3.7 million square feet of manufacturing facilities are all located in the St. Louis region of Missouri and offer great careers for many Americans. As a privately-owned business, True has the unique ability to adjust swiftly and decisively to market trends, employ new strategies for meeting our customers’ needs, and address the increasing demands for social responsibility in the manufacturing process. Remaining steadfast in our mission to provide a wide range of American-made commercial refrigeration products that exceed industry quality standards at competitive prices.

Home in Home Company Visits

In lieu of December Tour - "Go See" - Visit a consortium member company to share, learn & grow.

  • Scheduling Now

  • Record visit in passport

  • Share your Highlights in passport and at the next board meeting



We are excited to have you as part of the AME St. Louis Consortium and look forward to the opportunity to share, learn and grow with your organization.