Siemens Energy & Automation will sponsor Making the Grade III: Turning Dairy Business Challenges into Opportunities seminar, December 6-7, 2004, in San Luis Obispo, Calif. The seminar is open to dairy executives and professionals and will be held at the Dairy Products Technology Center (DPTC). Topics include real-time production data visibility, hot topic research, regulatory trends and accounting benchmarks. Scheduled speakers are Dr. Bill Haines, vice president, Product Innovation, Dairy Management Institute, outlining new trends in the dairy industry; Brenda Holman, Pacific Region director, Food and Drug Administration, presenting regulatory trends and answering questions; Ron Mong, Dairy Industry manager of Herbein + Co., discussing lean manufacturing and industry benchmarks; and a live, remote demonstration of a production process linked to ERP by a European dairy processor. For more details and to register, visit our website at www.sea.siemens.com/mes.