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Virtual Engineering Week is bringing a full week of best-in-class education to the global design, engineering, and manufacturing communities. Join us each morning to hear from medical device industry professionals during the Medtech Mornings series, and in the afternoons to learn from engineering and manufacturing experts in areas like 3D printing, smart manufacturing, packaging, materials and sustainability, and career development.

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Mitigating Supply Chain Risk In a Custom Part Sourcing Environment

Taylor Foster  (Account Executive, Xcentric Mold & Engineering)

Date: Monday, November 30

Time: 11:15am - 11:45am

Track: Tech Theater

Vault Recording: TBD

As manufacturing technologies continue to advance, the vendor pool grows to meet demand. The result is often vendor paralysis. This presentation will discuss what vendor paralysis is, and how it can introduce risk into your supply chain. We will identify unexpected problems and discuss what they can mean to your supply chain. Lastly, we will discuss strategies to help mitigate supply chain risk, today.