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We are proud to announce the addition of AmCham China board of governors member Pat Powers to our esteemed list of event speakers!

AmCham China, Tianjin and Caterpillar Tianjin Ltd. (CTL) cordially invite you to this exclusive plant tour on June 4, 2019 followed by lectures and presentations on Automation and Lean Manufacturing.

This event is part of Amcham Tianjin Chapter's Manufacturing and Sustainability forum and extends additional focus on topics such as Advanced Manufacturing, Supply Chain Planning, and Sustainability. Amcham China, Tianjin branch will work throughout the year to have a member company host events that specialize in areas of need for our member companies. This is the 20th stop in AmCham China Tianjin's series of company tours introducing our members to the world of advanced manufacturing, with previous stops at Toyota, Volkswagen, Boeing, GE, ADM, Bombardier, TCW, and many more.

Caterpillar Tianjin Ltd. is a fully owned Caterpillar subsidiary established in Tianjin Airport Economic area in November of 2010. CTL assembles, tests and paints Caterpillars gold standard 3500 series engines and generator sets which have been serving customers for over 35 years. The products produced at CTL are for customers in the region and serve the Electric Power, Oil & Gas, and Marine markets.

This will be an excellent opportunity to network with other industry experts and catch up on the latest developments in the area. Seats are limited so please reserve your place ASAP. The bus will leave from Exchange Tower 2 at 12:00 p.m. sharp.

Meeting Location

1F, Exchange Tower 2, No 189 Nanjing Rd, Heping District, Tianjin



Cardholding members: RMB 100

Employee of member companies: RMB 150

Non-members: RMB 300

*fees include round-trip shuttle bus transportation from downtown to the CAT factory and a light lunch*


11:30 AM

30 mins

Meet and register at the Exchange Tower 2

12 PM

45 mins

Transport to CTL by shuttle bus

12:45 PM

15 mins


1 PM

30 mins

Welcome and Caterpillar Presentation

1:30 PM

75 mins

Factory Tour

2:45 PM

15 mins


3 PM

40 mins

Panel Discussion

3:40 PM

65 mins


4:45 PM

15 mins

Closing Speech and Group Photo

5 PM

6 PM

Transport to the Exchange Tower 2


  • Sean Cao (Manufacturing Engineering and EHS Manager at Caterpillar Tianjin)

    Sean Cao

    Manufacturing Engineering and EHS Manager at Caterpillar Tianjin

  • Dwight Nordstrom (Chairman at PRI Management and Consulting Ltd.)

    Dwight Nordstrom

    Chairman at PRI Management and Consulting Ltd.

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  • Patrick Powers (Director of Government Affairs at Rockwell Automation)

    Patrick Powers

    Director of Government Affairs at Rockwell Automation

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  • Gary Smith (Manufacturing Technical Steward and Lean Advisor at Caterpillar)

    Gary Smith

    Manufacturing Technical Steward and Lean Advisor at Caterpillar


AmCham Cardholder
Member Price RMB 100
Member Price (Pay at the door) RMB 100
Employee of Member Company
Standard Price RMB 150
Door Price RMB 150
Standard Price RMB 300
Door Price RMB 300