Apr. Meeting

Thursday, April 20, 2017

John Deere Plant Tour


Registration Information:  This plant tour is only available to the first 30 individuals that register for the tour.  You will need to have a Photo ID, Long Pants and Closed Toe Shoes.  No dangling jewelry will be allowed.  Personal Protective Equipment will be provided.  Lawn Mower Competitors (e.g. MTD or Husqvarna) will not be given plant access.  The address is:  John Deere Power Products – Training Conf. 4, 1630 Hal Henard Rd., Greenville, TN.  If you would like to see about making car pooling arrangements, please e-mail Gloria Wadle with your contact information at gwadle@gmail.com.

Deadline for Reservations or Cancellations is Tuesday (Noon), April 18, 2017

For cancellations, contact Nadine McMackin at 423-229-6393 or nmcmackin@eastman.com

For On-Line Registration CLICK HERE

6:30 – 7:00    Networking (light refreshments provided)

7:00 – 7:10    Overview of John Deere (Jeff Hollett)

7:10 – 8:00    Plant Tour


John Deere Power Products Overview:

John Deere Power Products, located in the Greeneville TN, manufactures the D100 series of lawn tractors and the ZTrak zero turn mowers.  The factory which opened in 1988 originally produced a family of walk behind mowers.  The factory has seen significant growth since 1988 and now produces some of the highest quality products manufactured by John Deere.

Speaker Biography:

Jeff Hollett is the Factory Manager of John Deere Power Products, JDPP, a position he has held since September 2011. In this position Jeff is responsible for the daily operation of JDPP along with the development and strategic planning of new business opportunities.