AGCO Corporation 
Advanced level

Seizing the upside of disruptive innovation in manufacturing

It's all about the people


Practitioner Presentation



Learn about disruptive innovation in manufacturing. Hear how to create the culture with collaboration and learning.


Hear about problem-solving and innovative-value. Gain insights into lean, flexible core systems. Recognize success - recognize failure. Disruptive Innovation: Smart glasses; plant virtualization/VR; robotics (& cobots); driverless vehicles (AGV); inventory pptimization; additive manufacturing (3D printing); artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Sustaining Innovation: Exoskeleton; smart watches; motion/kinetics; sensors and automatic identification (beacons).


AGCO is a publicly held corporation focused on the global distribution of farm equipment through independent dealers and distributors to farmers engaged in agricultural production to meet the demand to feed an ever-expanding population and provide crops for new industrial applications.

Presenter: Peggy Gulick

Peggy Gulick serves as AGCO’s director of digital transformation, global manufacturing. She has 20+ years of experience in the consumer products and manufacturing industry. Prior to AGCO, she spent 16 years advancing comprehensive and sustainable solutions in global enterprise resource planning systems in the sporting consumer goods industry serving as director of global business process at Pure Fishing, Inc. In 2015, Gulick chartered the Women in Manufacturing Chapter in Minnesota while holding an active position on AGCO’s AGWN (AGCO Global Women’s Network).