Sponsoring Mexico Technology Conference

Pressroom Maintenance • Safety • Servo Presses • Transfer-System Best Practices • Quick Die Change • and More

The Metalforming Technology Conference will arm senior Mexico business leaders and their key technical staff in Mexican facilities with the most current information on numerous technology trends in the metalforming industry.

PMA and MetalForming Mexico magazine are pleased to team up once again to help metalformers leverage growth in the Mexico market by hosting the Metalforming Technology Conference. This info-packed event takes place September 23-24, 2020, at the Hilton San Luis Potosi, México.

The Metal Forming Technology Conference addresses topics such as ideal maintenance practices and procedures for the pressroom; safety guidelines for pressroom personnel; servo-press technology; quick-die-change technology and procedures; and best practices for transfer-system design, operation and maintenance. The sessions, conducted in Spanish, benefit for company executives as well as for engineers, technicians and operators.

Sponsorship Packages

    Gold - Best Value

  • 10-min. company introduction
  • Tabletop exhibit
  • Signage at event
  • Company logo and link on all promotional materials—print and digital
  • Detailed list of attendees
  • Full-page ad in the Summer 2020 issue of MetalForming Mexico (or digital equivalent)
  • Two sponsorships in the MetalForming Spanish language e-newsletter prior to event
  • Three tickets to the event for sponsor staff
  • Four tickets to event for customers/prospects

    Silver

  • 10-min. company introduction
  • Tabletop exhibit
  • Signage at event
  • Company logo and link on all promotional materials—print and digital
  • Detailed list of attendees
  • Half-page ad in the Summer 2020 issue of MetalForming Mexico (or digital equivalent)
  • Two sponsorships in the MetalForming Spanish language e-newsletter prior to event
  • Two tickets to the event for sponsor staff

    Bronze

  • Tabletop exhibit
  • Signage at event
  • Company logo and link on all promotional materials—print and digital
  • Detailed list of attendees
  • Quarter-page ad in the Summer 2020 issue of MetalForming Mexico (or digital equivalent)
  • Two tickets to the event for sponsor staff

    Upgrade Your Sponsorship

  • Evening reception
  • Breakfast or lunch sponsorship
  • Attendee bag sponsorship

Contact your sales representative today to take advantage of these special promotional opportunities.

Vice President of Sales/Publisher
Michael Vohland
216/901-8800 | Mobile: 734/718-1375

Midwest Territory
Damon Wolf, Sales Manager
216/901-8800 | Mobile: 216/357-8534

South Atlantic, South Central
Bob West
678/377-5749

Western U.S.
Sandra Benites
310/626-2413

México
Rodolfo Marroquín
5281-8349-5605

United Kingdom, Scandinavia, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Christian Hoelscher
+49 (0)151-20155885
All times are Eastern.

Monday, June 22

  • 10:40 a.m.

    WELCOME AND OPENING KEYNOTE: Digital Manufacturing: Three Important Considerations for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    Alex Nekritz, Associate, Plante Moran
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  • 11:25 a.m.

    Manufacturing Analytics: Start Small, Think Big and Move Fast

    Bryan Sapot, CEO, SensrTrx
    View the Presentation
  • 1:15 p.m.

    KEYNOTE: The True Business Value of IoT for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    Bill Bither, Co-Founder & CEO, MachineMetrics
    View the Presentation
  • 2:00 p.m.

    Sensor Technology Takes on IoT Challenges in the Shop

    Helge Hornis, Ph.D., Technology Director, Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.
    View the Presentation

Tuesday, June 23


  • 10:40 a.m.

    System Integration to Help Metal Formers Along Their Digital Transformation/IoT Journey

    Jose Rivera, CEO, Control System Integrators Association
    View the Presentation
  • 11:20 a.m.

    CASE STUDY: IoT Brings Benefits to the Thai Summit Pressroom

    Janice D’Amico, Executive Manager-IT, Thai Summit America Corp.
    Tony Kaczmarek,President, Kors Engineering
    View the Presentation
  • 1:00 p.m.

    Session 4 Presentations

    Data Security and Shop Floor Integration/IIOT

    Peter Pearce, Principal, Baker Tilly
    Brian Nichols, Director – Risk, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
    View the Presentation
  • 1:55 p.m.

    Optical Metrology and Using the Data to Improve Your Metal Forming Process

    John “Yanni” Psilopoulos, Technical Account Manager, Trilion
    View the Presentation

Wednesday, June 24


  • 10:10 a.m.

    Evaluating the Top Machine-Data Solutions for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    Rose of Sharon DeVos, Founder and CEO, IIoT Automating Solutions
    View the Presentation
  • 11:15 a.m.

    CASE STUDY: The Digital Transformation Journey of an Automotive Tier Supplier

    Mo Abuali, CEO and Managing Partner, IoTco
    Isaac Bennett, Digital Transformation and IT Manager, Detroit Manufacturing Systems
    View the Presentation
  • 12:30 p.m.

    Owners/Managers Focused Group Discussion — project ideas, ROI, launch strategies, etc.

    Facilitated by Mo Abuali, CEO and Managing Partner, IoTco

Metal Stamping Technology for the Mexico Market Webinar Series

The Metalforming Technology Webinar Series, conducted in Spanish, will arm senior Mexico business leaders and their key technical staff in Mexican facilities with the most current information on numerous technology trends in the metal forming industry.

PMA and MetalForming Mexico magazine are pleased to team up to help metal formers leverage growth in the Mexico market by hosting this webinar series, beginning on October 14 and ending on November 4. Topics include best practices for press-line setup and operation; ideal press- and die-maintenance practices and procedures; in-die processes such as tapping and clinching; quick-die-change technology and procedures; and best practices for computer modeling and simulation. The sessions, conducted in Spanish, will benefit company executives as well as engineers, technicians and operators.

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Robert Braswell

Robert Braswell

President, CNI-Consultamex LLC

Robert Braswell has been working with the metalforming industry for more than 20...

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Robert Braswell

Robert Braswell

President, CNI-Consultamex LLC

Robert Braswell has been working with the metalforming industry for more than 20 years as an expert in productivity, safety and cost reduction. In this intensive 3-hour presentation, Braswell will provide all of the preventive-maintenance tips metal stampers need to know in order to ensure their presses are working efficiently, with minimal downtime and cost. Attendees will learn what preventive maintenance is, how to inspect all of the components of a press, and how to identify and correct issues related to parallelism, bearing clearances, slide-guiding systems, clutch and brake systems and more.
Mark De La Fuente

Mark De La Fuente

Applications Engineer, Fasten8

Bio coming soon.

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Mark De La Fuente

Mark De La Fuente

Applications Engineer, Fasten8

Bio coming soon.
Benjamin Morales

Benjamin Morales

Eng Mgr, Autoform Engineering Mexico SA de CV

Benjamin has more than 25 years of experience in the sheet metal tooling and for...

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Benjamin Morales

Benjamin Morales

Eng Mgr, Autoform Engineering Mexico SA de CV

Benjamin has more than 25 years of experience in the sheet metal tooling and forming industry, with expertise in cold-, hot- and hydroforming process validation. He started his career in the metals industry as a blacksmith at his family's company. Benjamin's first experience with the stamping industry came at the turn of this century, designing high-speed progressive dies for the electronic and medical products. He has been working for AutoForm since 2006, and currently serves as the technical manager at AutoForm México, where he started as a junior applications engineer. Benjamin's duties include giving commercial presentations and demos, implementing solutions, coordinating training, and providing support to customers. Benjamin has a Mechanical-Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Guadalajara and holds a master's degree in Mechatronics from the Fachhochschule Aachen.

Registration Info

This webinar series is FREE to attend. Registration includes all presentations.


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The registration process is completed on ebusiness.pma.org

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Please contact Alison Miller at amiller@pma.org or 216-901-8800 with any conference registration questions.