By attending the 5th Annual ASSEMBLY Show, you will be able to map out your company’s course of action to ensure a more profitable, efficient and safe manufacturing facility.
Register to gain access to 3 days of educational sessions, hundreds of exhibiting companies, thousands of like minded industry professionals, a dynamic keynote speaker and 2 exciting networking receptions!
This is The ONLY Trade show Exclusive to Assembly Technology, Equipment and Products!
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
1:00 – 4:00pm – Workshops
4:00pm – Exhibit Hall Opens
4:00 – 7:00pm – Taste of Rosemont Welcome Reception
7:00pm – Exhibit Hall Closes
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
9:00 – 10:00am – Keynote Presentation – Faurecia’s Digital Transformation
10:00am – Exhibit Hall Opens
11:00am – 4:40pm – Learning Theater Presentations
5:00pm – Exhibit Hall Closes
5:00 – 7:00pm – ‘Pub Night’ Networking Reception
Thursday, October 26, 2017
10:00am – Exhibit Hall Opens
10:20am – 1:00pm – Learning Theater Presentations
3:00pm – Exhibit Hall Close
The ASSEMBLY Show the perfect platform to connect with manufacturing suppliers, buyers and users of assembly equipment, it’s also a great way to learn how to do your job better and improve your business. Plan to attend the only event focused exclusively on assembly technology, equipment and products.
Key Note Speaker:
FAURECIA NORTH AMERICA – Faurecia’s Digital Transformation
In 2015, Faurecia launched an initiative to transform itself into a digital enterprise. The company looked at every area where digital technology could enable gains in efficiency. These included applying simulation tools in R&D to increase innovation agility; capturing data from every machine and process to improve quality; and deploying collaborative engineering technology to improve communication with customers and increase knowledge-sharing within the company. In this thought-provoking presentation, you will learn how Faurecia is capturing and analyzing data to prevent equipment failures, correct inefficiencies and increase productivity. You will discover how automated tracking of components via RFID tags is simplifying logistics and enabling real-time management of inventory flows and quality. You will see how real-time on-screen monitoring of production is replacing manual intervention, freeing employees for more valuable and rewarding work. And, you will learn how smart automation and collaborative robots are improving ergonomics and optimizing manufacturing. Derek Harper is the Vice President of Information Technology at Faurecia North America, based in Auburn Hills Michigan. In this role, Harper leads a team of more than 200 professionals located in 50 sites in the US, Mexico, and Canada. Harper’s responsibility includes development and execution of the company’s IT strategy with special focus on Digital Transformation, Manufacturing Execution Systems, SAP, and IT Operations. Harper started his career as a controls engineer at Canedus Engineering in Oak Park, MI. He then moved to General Motors where he spent 17 years in various positions, including: Controls Engineer, Engineering Manager, Regional IT Manager, Mexico IT Launch Manager, and Senior IT Manager in charge of IT Operations and all North America Vehicle Assembly plants.
EXHIBITING COMPANIES REPRESENT THE FOLLOWING SECTORS:
• Manufacturing Execution Systems
• Plastics Assembly
• Work Stations
• Vision Systems
Industry 4.0 – MES – Manufacturing Execution System Software – iIoT – IoT – Quality – Manufacturing – Zero Defects ( ZD ) Manufacturing, Assembly, Ujigami, Ujigami MES, Automation, Digitization, Digitalization, Automation,
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