Hannover Messe USA

2018 Integrated Industries Conference

The Integrated Industries Conference will bring together industry experts with the goal of addressing solutions to current manufacturing concerns, sharing new trends & best practices, and ultimately helping companies thrive in today’s dynamic manufacturing environment.

This conference will tie in closely with technology on the show floor, and feature topics such as Motion, Drive & Automation, Surface Technology, The Internet of Things, and Industry 4.0.

Track A: Motion, Drive & Automation – Room W196-A
Track B: Industry 4.0 / Internet of Things – Room W196-C
Track C: Integrated Industries – Room W196-B



TRACK A – Motion, Drive & Automation

VFD cabling and changes in NFPA 79
Stefan Grunwald, Product Manager - Cable & Connectivity

Reduce per unit production cost with conditional monitoring and machine tool analytics
Vinicius Strey, Digitalization Consultant


Lunch Break: 

Synchronous PM Linear Motors Applied to Laser Motion Systems
Jean-Marie Rennetaud, Engineering Manager

Block USA: 
Electronic Circuit Breaker, New Vision of Control
Christoph Wesner, Application Support Specialist-Technical Sales

Elmo Motion Control:
The Paradox of Smart Manufacturing
Tomer Goldenberg, Product & Sales Enablement Manager


TRACK B – IIoT/Industry 4.0

Industrial Communication in the context of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things
Peter Lutz, Managing Director

An Introduction to Smart Manufacturing, IIoT, Industry 4.0 & Why You Should Care!
Will Healy III, Marketing Management Director

Demystifying The Edge for the IIoT Deployment: Supporting the new Industrial Landscape
Herb Villa, Sr. IT Systems Consultant

Lunch Break: 

Utilizing IoT analytics to reduce robot downtime and optimize operations efficiencies
Andy Chang, Director of Product Marketing, Americas

ICONICS Elmo Motion Control: 
To IIOT or Not to IIOT, that is the Question
Russ Agrusa, Founder, President and CEO

B&R Industrial Automation Corp
Beyond the brownfield: how the adaptive machine makes IIoT a practical reality
John Kowal, Director - Business Development


TRACK C – Integrated Industries

How the "Right" chemistry can help you improve your parts cleaning and address environmental concerns!
Joe McChesney, Global Products Line Manager - Solvents

Norton | Saint Gobain: 
Fixed Abrasive Buff (FAB) Technology
Mike Shappell, Senior Application Engineer

Kaeser Compressors: 
How to Cut Costs and Improve Productivity with Your Compressed Air System
Neil Mehltretter, Engineering Manager

Lunch Break: 

The role of intelligent connected devices in reducing down time and improving efficiency through out a machines life cycle
Jeremy King, Product Manager for Vacuum and Sensing Technologies

Acumatica/JAAS Systems:
Trends in Manufacturing - 2018
John Schlemmer, Chief Operating Officer

SMAC Moving Coil Actuators: 
Achieving 100% Quality
Steve Curtiss, East US Sales Manager

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