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Smart Manufacturing- Technology Series


SMART-Logo_CS5-blue--Technology-SeriesThis is the first event of the Smart Manufacturing Technology Series.  This event is designed to bring you up to speed with the most recent developments in the industrial robotic field featuring knowledgeable, local resources. This is 3 parts over 2 (non-consecutive) days.

October 24 at JLS Automation in York:

  • Part 1- Strategy-level panel discussion with industry experts
    • Trends and new developments.  Is this right for my business, and how do I get started?
      • Craig Souser, President and CEO of JLS Automation
      • Kevin Keller, Owner of K2 Kinetics
      • John McElligott, President of The Fortress Initiative and York Exponential
      • Moderator:  Bob Rhein, President of PennAir
  • Part 2- Shop floor product demos
    • Working equipment from JLS, K2 Kinetics, and York Exponential

November 1 at MANTEC in York:

  • Part 3- Hands on lab experience with equipment
    • Actual programming of PennAir YUMI robot in MANTEC’s Smart Manufacturing Laboratory

Future series topics may include:

  • Big Data
  • ERP
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Hands-on Lab

Outcomes include:

  • Discuss technology trends, view actual demonstrations and hear from experts.
  • Develop new business alliances.
  • Share resources that have proven useful.
  • Plant Tour by the host company.

Participants must:

  • Be a manufacturer.
  • Have an interest in knowing how technology can improve company competitiveness

The series is limited to 25 participants.  We may need to limit per company registrants.

The $100 is for both October 24 and November 1.  On October 24, participants will sign up for the November 1 morning or afternoon lab.

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.