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ADVANCED MANUFACTURING EXPLAINED: IoT – Data Gathering Sensors to Inform Your Operations Webinar
October 14, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
YOUR NEXT STEP: ADVANCE WITH AUTOMATION
- Start the conversation on automation to improve productivity and safety of your facility.
- Complete the short information form at www.imec.org/showcasemanufacturer/
- Handout: IoT – Data Gathering Sensors to Inform Your Operations
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- Watch: FILL THE GAP: How Automation and Millennials Will Change Manufacturing Webinar
- Read: Hiring Tech-minded Millennials: Are you on board?
- Read: Upskilling for the Move to the Smart Factory
What gets measured gets done.
In the recently released AUTOMATION WORKFORCE PRODUCTIVITY report from IMEC, the Upjohn Institute, and partners, just under half the manufacturers surveyed said they were in the process of implementing, or had fully implemented, sensors to gather data on the production floor.
Although a fairly simple technology to implement, without a plan for how to use it, it’s just fun technology.
This webinar will show you how to plan out the best places to start with data gathering sensors. We will help you understand how to use your strategic plan to drive you to correct placement of the sensors as well as how to use the data to make smart investments and improvement initiatives, especially related to equipment maintenance and efficiency.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Ken has more than 20 years of experience in both manufacturing operations and product design. He has held leadership positions in the Quality/Regulatory area acquiring a diverse set of skills in manufacturing for medical devices, and food while maintaining certifications for medical devices, as well as food component manufacturing. Ken has a green belt certification in six sigma from the American Society for Quality, as well as auditor certifications for ISO 9001, IATF16949, AS9100 and ISO 13485. He is skilled in process development, process improvement, process optimization and Lean initiatives from various industries providing opportunities to cross pollinate solutions from different industries in the root cause / problem solving arena. Ken holds an M.S. in Information Systems from DePaul University, an M.S. in Industrial Management from Northern Illinois University, as well as a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Northern Illinois University. Ken has additional experience in Total Quality Management, Lean Initiatives, Problem Solving and Risk Management.
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Contact Phone: 608-445-4905
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