Savigent to Present at 2011 MESA International North American Conference

2011 event to be held September 19 to 21 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

MINNETONKA, MINN. – Savigent Software, Inc., the Minnetonka-based company specializing in event-driven manufacturing operations management software, announced today that it will be presenting with two customers at the 2011 MESA International North American Conference.

The conference, a meeting of manufacturers, producers, industry leaders and solution providers, will be held September 19 to 21 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, FL. Themed “Cloudy with a Chance for Profits,” the conference will provide attendees with a forum to network and discuss real-world experiences and challenges when it comes to achieving real-time operational excellence. Accomplished author and consultant Michael McMillan will share his unique insights on creative thinking, innovation and positive change as the keynote speaker.

Jay Mellen, Savigent’s executive vice president of business development, will be presenting on behalf of Savigent.  “Our presentations focus on the application and benefits of workflow automation in the manufacturing environment,” said Mellen.  “Our customers will provide an account of their experiences, with perspectives on manufacturing strategies and use cases where workflow automation yielded significant operational efficiencies and financial returns.  We’re excited to participate in this year’s conference and support the initiatives of MESA International.”

“In order to remain competitive in the global economy, manufacturers need to improve productivity and drive profitability,” says John Southcott, chair, MESA International. “The North American Conference provides a platform for the discussion, collaboration and insight necessary to improve operations management and succeed in this rapidly changing economy.”

In conjunction with the conference, MESA International will offer an enterprise cloud workshop for no additional fee. The workshop will give attendees the opportunity to discuss cloud computing in the industrial workspace and better understand how to assess risks and benefits associated with moving applications to the cloud. Global Education Program classes also will be available September 22 and 23 for an additional fee.

This year’s conference details are available online at

About Savigent

Founded in 1994, Savigent Software has pioneered a new class of event-driven manufacturing operations management software. The company currently serves manufacturers in a variety of industries including automotive, semiconductor, industrial, specialty chemical, consumer packaged goods, and aerospace and defense. Customers served by Savigent are seeking increased efficiencies, agile control of manufacturing assets, and improved process control and product quality. The company also serves OEMs and independent software vendors by providing value-added software solutions for their products. Its Catalyst™ suite of products provides solutions for workflow automation, manufacturing intelligence and systems integration.

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About MESA

MESA International is a global community of manufacturers, producers, industry leaders and solution providers focused on improving Operations Management capabilities through the effective application of technology solutions and best practices. The organization collects, shares and publishes best practices and guidance to drive greater productivity and the overall profitability of the manufacturing enterprise; facilitates innovation and collaboration to enable the real-time enterprise and Plant to Enterprise integration; and enables members to connect, contribute, cultivate understanding, and exchange strategies to drive operations excellence. For more than a decade, MESA has been a premier venue for the manufacturing community to share and create unbiased information on the topic of solving business issues with technology.  For more information about MESA, visit or follow MESA International on Twitter at


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