Since 1969, Heyco Metals has rolled out high-precision, light-gauge coil and strip. Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, the company excels in copper, copper alloys and stainless steel as it continues a proven commitment to pristine surface quality, short lead times, exact specifications and unparalleled value for customers.
A historical look at manufacturing gives way to a discussion via the World Economic Forum (WEF) on how the information age is transforming the industry, and a look at the IoT and Industry 4.0 tools enabling this transformation.
“Today’s product line will not run indefinitely,” reads an article from Tulip Interfaces posted to the WEF site. “Products, and the systems that build them are constantly adapting. There is no static optimal state of interrelated manufacturing subsystems. Rather, it is a system that is constantly adapting in response to its environment. The optimally efficient target that manufacturers continuously seek shifts daily.”
IoT for Manufacturers: Software, Sensors and Controls, June 24-25 in Cleveland, OH, promises to educate floor supervisors, manufacturing engineers and managers, IT directors, and others working in small to midsized metal forming and fabricating plants on the coming wave of digital manufacturing and plant-floor connectivity. Attendees will learn from a growing list of expert speakers on ERP/MRP software, sensors and machine controls, while benefitting from myriad case studies describing how IoT improves OEE while driving quality and productivity improvements.
The AMUG Conference provides a unique additive manufacturing experience. Designed to facilitate information exchange between AM users, the conference brings together individuals of all experience levels that wish to do more with AM. What makes the AMUG Conference different is the openness of attendees and their willingness to share. March 31 to April 4, 2019.
“The speed and reliability of 5G networks means that there is virtually zero latency, or lag time, between devices and the servers they communicate with,” reads the report. “And that's what makes the technology so useful to manufacturers.
In response to the popularity of its SUMMIT national conference, Women in Manufacturing (WiM) has created PEAK regional events, with PEAK North slated for April 15 at The Henry in Dearborn, MI. The event includes presentations and plant tours.
Following PEAK North on April 16, the 8th annual Women in Automotive (WiA) Northern Conference will commence with educational programming and keynote presentations geared toward automotive professionals. Learn more about the WiA Northern Conference and how to bundle both conferences.
The conference schedule is jam-packed with expert speakers discussing important topics ranging from government policies to material updates. With the automotive industry evolving rapidly, APSC is a can't-miss event for automotive suppliers.
The Annual Automotive Parts Suppliers Conference is designed specifically for automotive suppliers and provides educational sessions, networking and group discussion on the latest advancements and outlook for the automotive industry. Conference presentations include:
• Industry Outlook
• Government, NAFTA and Trade Policies
• Automotive Materials and Lightweighting Update
Lars Brunk, president of this Lake Geneva, WI-based supplier of stampings and assemblies for the medical-device industry, takes us inside his plant as he discusses Brunk’s partnership with Minster, provider of the company’s servo presses.
Made In America 2019, created by MadeinAmerica.com Inc., is publicized as an event solely focusing on U.S. manufacturing and products made in the United Sates, and will take place in Indianapolis, IN, October 3-6, 2019. Planners expect more than 800 exhibitors and 10,000 attendees, and state one overall goal: raising awareness for the economic, environmental and community impact of American manufacturing.
EASTEC is the largest Northeast manufacturing technology event. This is the place for New England manufacturers to investigate and learn about the latest advanced manufacturing equipment, including 3D printing. Engage first-hand with more than 700 world-class companies to explore 3D printing technologies. Register today and attend EASTEC, May 14-16, 2019.
As the leading international trade show for metallurgy, steel casting and steel production, METEC 2019 provides a complete overview of the latest innovations in the sector, presented by over 500 exhibitors from 30 countries to more than 17,000 visitors from around the globe. Congresses complement the exhibits.