MESA Ireland Meeting - Limerick September 20th 2016

Over 40 professionals attended a very interactive and topical MESA Ireland meeting in the Castletroy Park Hotel. The principle topic for the day was 'Demystifying Smart Manufacturing' which was presented by Desmond Savage; MESA Ireland Co-Chairperson and Tom Murphy MESA Ireland Committee member. Other MESA Ireland committee members present on the day; Andrew Daly, Ian Foley Wayne Bursey.

In the picture from L - R: Ian Foley, Desmond Savage, Tom Murphy, Wayne Bursey & Andrew Daly.

The meeting kicked off with Ian introducing the group and Desmond presenting who is MESA International and the latest initiatives. MESA International ( is a not-for-profit association that promotes best practices in Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions. Some of the trending topics currently on-going within MESA, include:

-Cyber Security for Manufacturing IT

-An independent definition of what is 'Smart Manufacturing'

-The MESA Global Education Programme and Manufacturing Operations Management Institute (

-MESA Ireland Group and upcoming AGM in the Castletroy  Park Hotel on November 24th 2016

-Recommend to check out the MESAKnows Blog for latest information

-The slides presented can be accessed from here

Please watch out for upcoming events hosted by MESA Ireland SIG (see LinkedIn Group 'MESA Ireland) and if not already a member of MESA, join today and help build a vibrant community of Irish manufacturing professionals contributing to Demystifying Smart Manufacturing!

Desmond Savage and the MESA Ireland Committee