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Check Out These Sessions on IMTS spark
Patrick McGibbon, Matthew Wardle
Tue, Jan 19 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Central
Great leaders endure. Throughout their distinguished careers, they encounter times of great challenge and opportunity and apply what they learn to strategize for the future. Meet the manufacturing industry giants as they share their stories and wisdom on overcoming obstacles, planning for success, and looking for ways to up their competitive advantage.
What does it take to lead a precision machining company and expand it from a team of six to 200? Hear how Matt Wardle, President and CEO of JD Machine in Ogden, Utah, is leading his company through the pandemic, focusing on lean manufacturing and finding new ways to find apprentices. With a diverse set of customers in the aerospace, medical, energy, and defense industries, JD Machine is focusing on their strengths and finding success despite current challenges.
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
Tue, Jan 19 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Central
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.
Tue, Jan 19 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Central
Okuma America Corporation
Thu, Jan 21 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Central
Thu, Jan 21 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Central
Bonnie Gurney, Amber Thomas, Kelly Kasner
Thu, Jan 21 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Central
Gain insight and ideas to enhance your manufacturing career, encourage women in their careers, and promote the industry to girls—all of which strengthen the industry as a whole.
Women Make Manufacturing Move features women from a variety of positions from across the industry speaking about their career paths, ideas for success, the attributes women bring to the industry, and the benefits the industry offers everyone: good pay, problem-solving, and work-life balance.
Meet manufacturing enthusiast Kelly Kasner who has decades of experience in contract machining specializing in mold making. She’ll share her story of working in her parent’s mold making shop helping customers develop tooling to shape their visions to emerging as an important voice in the industry. Kelly is connected to both the supply chain and industrial sectors who use molds in their manufacturing process. She is one of NTMA’s Emerging Leaders and was responsible for the expansion of the Midwest & Western regional chapters of NTMA. In addition to directing Michiana Global Mold’s sales and marketing programs, and her roles within NTMA, Kelly also sits on the Editorial Advisory Board of MoldMaking Technology. She’ll share her insights into changes the pandemic has brought to sales and marketing in manufacturing, the recent expansion of mold making in the U.S., and the increased role of women in the metalworking industries.
Stephen LaMarca, Benjamin Moses
Mon, Jan 25 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Central
Grab your favorite morning brew and join the IMTS spark morning Coffee Chat. Engage with industry experts, expand your network, and gain insight on a spectrum of topics pertinent to advanced manufacturers.
Join AMT Tech Trends podcasters, Steve and Ben, to discuss trends and insights for the manufacturing technology industry in the year ahead.Read More
Mon, Jan 25 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Central
How do manufacturers manage in this time of crisis? What are the best strategies for an uncertain future? Join the conversation as top leaders from the industry discuss how they are driving their businesses forward amid significant disruptions and learn how they are using technology to prepare for what’s next.
Ehrhardt Automation Systems’ VP Pat Walsh discusses how the 84-year old company, formally named Ehrhardt Engineered Solutions, has transformed from a premium tool and die house to become a premier automation integrator. Today Ehrhardt designs and builds custom tools, special machines, automated assembly equipment, and fully integrated solutions from concept to final specification. Hear about the choices they wrangled with to achieve change and growth, their significant investments in capital equipment, and how their strategy to broaden their customer base is paying dividends.Read More
Tsugami / Rem Sales, LLC
Tue, Jan 26 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Central