Industry 4.0 Experience

Industry 4.0 Experience


Day One - Wednesday, October 5, 2022

All times are central.

10:00 a.m.

Registration/Display Area Open

11:00 a.m.

Opening Keynote: Realizing Value Creation and Competitive Advantages with Industry 4.0

Dave Plomin Partner, Strategy & Operations Management Consulting, Plante Moran
11:45 a.m.

Keynote: Implementing Industry 4.0 on the Factory Floor

Mark Merino Digital Factory Solutions Director, Polaris Automation, Inc.
12:30 p.m.

Lunch/Display Area Open

1:30 p.m.

CASE STUDY: Industry 4.0 Processes and Progress at Trans-Matic

Mike Kroll Director of Global IT, Trans-Matic
Craig Scott Founder, MFGx
2:15 p.m.

Condition Monitoring Best Practices for Metal Forming and Fabricating Operations

Joe Bortolameolli Product Specialist, Marposs Inc.
2:45 p.m.

How to Get Measurable Outcomes from Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Joe Bashta CEO, Axicor
Brian Schauf Innovation Technology Program Director, Scheiber Foods
3:30 p.m.

Break/Display Area Open

4:00 p.m.

What We've Learned from the First 20 years of IOT

Tony Kaczmarek VP Product Management, Plex Systems
4:45 p.m.

Opportunities for Automating the Press Room

James Schwieterman Sales Manager Specialty Machines and Automation, Machine Concepts Inc
5:30 p.m.

Networking Reception/Display Area Open

6:30 p.m.



Day Two - Thursday, October 6, 2022

All times are central.

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast/Display Area Open

8:30 a.m.

Amada Schaumburg Solution Center Facility With Verification Floor Tour

See Amada's latest machine tool technology including:
  • Fiber Laser Cutting Machine technology
  • Auto-Tool Change Press Brake
  • Fiber Laser Welder
  • Servo Driven EMK Punch Press
  • And more
9:15 a.m.

Case Study: Industry 4.0 Initiative Eliminates Covid Backlog at Flexco

John Daly Senior Account Executive, MachineMetrics
Dan Tuttle Manufacturing Manager, Flexco
10:00 a.m.

CASE STUDY: IoT and Data Analytics at Wiegel Tool Works

Aaron Wiegel President, Wiegel Tool Works
10:45 a.m.

Break/Display Area Open

11:15 a.m.

Sensors for Bringing IoT to the Pressroom and Fab Shop

Bradford Beale Managing Director, Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol
12:00 p.m.

How 3D Printing Can Accelerate Your Metal Fabrication Process

Daniel Leong Product Marketing Manager, Markforged
Ross Adams Product Manager, Markforged
12:45 p.m.


Conference will take place at the Amada Solution Center in Schaumburg, IL.



Alison Miller

Meetings and Events Manager

(216) 901-8800
Email Alison