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.

Home in Home Company Visits

"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

St. Louis Consortium Members - Contact Tina for Complimentary Discount Code

PLM Plant Tour

Join PLM Companies for a plant tour where they will share early stages of lean implementation and the beginning of their path on the continuous improvement journey.

Highlights / Areas of Focus include:

  • 2 Second Lean

  • Automation

  • Continuous Improvement


8:45 Arrival

9:00 PLM Introduction

9:15 PLM Presentation

10:00 Plant Tour

10:45 Group Observations and Q&A

11:00 End

Registration Required to Attend

Link Coming Soon

Date: February 23, 2023

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

In-Person* & Virtual Attendance Options


PLM Companies

7100 Hazelwood Ave.

Hazelwood, MO 6042

*In-Person Attendance for AME St. Louis Consortium Member Companies & Guests Only

Save the Date for the Essex Industries Tour - March 22, 2023



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.