The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company Plant Tour

How Hershey is Leveraging Industry & Manufacturing 4.0 Digital and Technological Solutions to Modernize a 100+ Year Old Company


Join the Manufacturing Leadership Council in Hershey, Pennsylvania for an opportunity to tour two of The Hershey Company’s modern facilities and learn about how this company is applying digital, technology, and “Industry & Manufacturing 4.0.” You will get an up-close look at the world’s leading chocolate factory and see how data and technology are used to not just improve the efficiency of the operations, but also to advance The Hershey Company’s vision of “People-First Manufacturing.” You will additionally get to see the new Annville Fulfillment Center, The Hershey Company’s highly automated, digitally integrated solution for product fulfillment. The facilities are both excellent examples of how technology can help companies continue to improve and accelerate on their digital transformation journeys.

Key Takeaways

Attend this plant tour, the day of which will also include a panel discussion on Digital Use Cases in Manufacturing, and walk away with actionable insights, including:

  • How an asset intelligence system can be deployed and leveraged for effective data capture and analysis
  • How to set a digital foundation for smart(er) factories, including infrastructure, cybersecurity, factory automation, and other manufacturing management systems
  • How to engage and empower employees by giving them the digital tools they need to visualize and manage the operations
  • How to create a digitally integrated system from the ERP through to the shop floor