The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), in collaboration with Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing & Productivity, the University of Wisconsin-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center and Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is hosting an informational workshop on Friday, Oct. 19, on supply chain readiness.

The workshop in Superior will include information to help manufacturers respond to industrial innovation trends that are impacting the industry, including updates to statewide resources designed to help improve productivity, prepare for Industry 4.0 and establish a path for global competitiveness.

The session will also provide small and midsize manufacturers with details on how to become part of the supply chain for the Foxconn Technology Group as well as other major companies.

Representatives from Foxconn will provide participants with an introduction to the vendor readiness process the company will follow as it engages with potential suppliers.

The workshop will take place at the Conference Center at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, 600 N. 21st St., Superior. Registration will take place from 1 to 1:30 p.m.; the session will run from 1:30 to 3 p.m. It is free, but space is limited and advance registration is required. To register, visit