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Sensor & Control Systems for Metalforming Seminar

Holiday Inn Opryland-Airport Nashville
2200 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: 615-883-9770
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 8:00 AM CST
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 4:30 PM CST
For more information, contact (PMA Technical Program Manager)
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Event Details

Four industry experts present real-life use of sensors and control systems. This one-day seminar is a must for users involved in the implementation of sensors and monitoring equipment for die and press operations.

Seminar topics include:

  • Cost justification of an electronics program
  • Designing sensors in the tooling
  • Discussion of the many different types of sensor and control systems
  • Examples of successful design, development and implementation of a system
  • Methods to increase die life
  • Overview of the latest in-part dimensioning technologies
  • Sensor applications
  • Shop floor networking
  • Tonnage monitoring
  • Case studies

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Who should attend:

  • Sensor specialists
  • Quality engineers
  • Manufacturing and process engineers
  • Manufacturing and production supervisors
  • Operations managers
  • Plant managers and foremen
  • Setup personnel and machine operators
  • Tool and die designers and engineers
  • Tool room supervisors


8:00 a.m.       Check-in and Continental breakfast
8:30 a.m.       Sensor Applications for Die Protection, Jim Finnerty, Wintriss Controls Group
11:00 a.m.     Break
11:15 a.m.     Electronic Control Systems, Tom Mascari, Link Systems    
12:30 p.m.     Lunch
1:15 p.m.       Tonnage Monitoring: Principles and Practices, Dan Falcone, Toledo Integrated Systems     
2:15 p.m.       Break
2:30 p.m.       Justifying, Launching, and Implementing a Successful Sensor-Based Mistake-                     Proofing and Part-Measuring Program, George Keremedjiev, Tecknow Education Services  
4:30 p.m.       Adjourn

Registration Information

PMA Member   $320 – 1st person, $220 – Each add’l person(s)

Nonmember    $420 – 1st person, $320 – Each add’l person(s)

Seminar Location and Hotel Accommodations

Holiday Inn Opryland-Airport 
2200 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

Please call the hotel directly to make a room reservation. Reference PMA Sensors and Controls to receive the special rate of $104 (plus tax). PMA rate is available through January 11, 2014. Reservations made after this date are subject to availability. Free internet and parking. 

Complimentary airport shuttle to and from Nashville airport. To take the Holiday Inn shuttle, proceed to the hotel shuttle station located one level below the baggage claim. The Nashville Airport hotel shuttle service is available from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Pick-ups take place every 20 minutes starting on the hour.