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.


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

Discover the transformation of Clemco Industries

Register for the Clemco Industries Corporation Tour
February 29, 2024

Learn about Clemco's True North - Our principles and behaviors
Tour Capacity: 50

Clemco Tour Location

One Cablecar Drive

Washington, MO 63090

Clemco Tour Schedule

8:30 - Check-in – Training Room

8:45 - CLEMCO Business Overview – The Plan, Do, Check, Act System

9:15– Facility Tour (Break into Groups)

11:30 – Lunch, Question& Answer session – All attendees back in the Training Room.
12:00 – End of Tour

What to Expect

Clemco Industries is excited about the opportunity to have an on-site tour of the business. We plan to highlight how we use Continuous Improvement as a system with a Plan/Do/Check/Act cycle.

Lean Highlights

Register Now for AME's Back to Basics Lean Summit

Members receive free registration for this virtual summit. Join us 10:00 - 11:30 AM CST on March 6, 13, 20 and 27.

Back to Basics Virtual Summit Schedule

Presented virtually over AME's Zoom platform, each session will take place from 10:00 - 11:30 AM CST.

March 6 | CULTURE



March 27 | BASIC TOOLS​

What to Expect

Refresh your knowledge or lay the foundation for your lean journey at the virtual AME Back to Basics Lean Summit. 

Join us March 6, 13, 20, and 27 from wherever you access the internet from 10 - 11:30 AM CST. Thought leaders and practitioners will share expert knowledge on the fundamental lean tools and concepts that you need to know. Participate in presentations and tours designed to help you with the essential building blocks for a lean transformation.

More about Back to Basics Summit

An Essential Summit Covering All the Essential Topics

Whether you're taking your first steps, seeking new perspectives on foundational topics, or looking to refresh your knowledge, the AME Back to Basics Lean Summit will lay the groundwork for your lean journey. You'll hear directly from industry-leading voices on topics around the following themes:

March 6 – Culture
March 13 – Operational Excellence
March 20 – Leadership
March 27 – Basic Tools

A Virtual Summit to Fit Your Schedule

The AME Back to Basics Lean Summit will be presented virtually on four Wednesdays in March. Join us March 6, 13, 20, and 27 from wherever you access the internet via AME's Zoom platform and hear foundational examples and information from lean leaders from around the globe. Each session will take place from 10 - 11:30 a.m. central, allowing you to balance your professional responsibilities and your professional development needs. You'll hear basic lean concepts and come away with actionable takeaways.


AME members must complete the free summit registration process to receive session login details and other important information.
Not yet an AME member? Join our thriving community of lean, continuous improvement practitioners today to gain access to the AME Back to Basics Lean Summit and all of our membership benefits. You may also register for the AME Back to Basics Lean Summit for $150.

More Industry Tours in 2024

We eagerly anticipate the upcoming tours and invite all leaders to consider hosting a tour at their company. It is an excellent opportunity to showcase achievements, exchange best practices, and strengthen connections across the industry. 

We are continuously adding more events as they are confirmed. Check back regularly for the latest information.

Commercial Electronics
May 23

John Henry Foster
June 25

PLM Companies
September 25

True Manufaturing
November 14

Home in Home Company Visits

"Go See" - Visit a consortium member company to share, learn & grow.



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.