Manufacturing Business Technology is a prime information source for decision-makers in operations, information technology, automation and the supply chain. This group of professionals are responsible for the purchase of software, IT infrastructure, automation platforms and equipment for manufacturing enterprises. Our readership works in key manufacturing industries where the right technology decisions translate to success on the plant floor and beyond. Some of the mission-critical issues MBT covers via its website and e-newsletters with in-depth articles, blogs and product updates include hardware and networking, ERP platforms, control systems integration, plant and network security and software implementation. Formerly a Reed Business Information brand, Manufacturing Business Technologyhas been part of Advantage Business Media since 2010.
Tom Lynch has two decades of experience in business-to-business media. As a group publisher, Tom facilitates the growth of publications like Manufacturing Business Technology and its sister properties, which include leading brands like Manufacturing.net, IMPO, Industrial Distribution, Food Manufacturing, and Chem.Info.
Jeff Reinke is the editorial director of Advantage Business Media's Manufacturing Group and Manufacturing Business Technology. Jeff has worked with print and electronic media properties covering industrial operations, OEM product design, processing and transportation, as well as the medical marketplace. He has B.A. in communications from UW-Whitewater.
Anna Wells is Executive Editor for Manufacturing Business Technology. Anna also oversees two of MBT's sister publications, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation (IMPO) and Industrial Distribution. In addition to coordinating the development of content for all three properties, Anna writes articles about a number of topics, including production and operations, wireless communication and product lifecycle management. Anna holds a B.A. in English-Literature from UW-Madison.
Jon Minnick is the Associate Editor of Manufacturing Business Technology. He has been working in publishing since 2005 and has previously covered the residential remodeling and surgical products industries. Jon holds a B.S. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.