Gears & Gadgets Event: Robotic Solutions to Manufacturing Challenges

Pew research tells us that even though there is a fast uptick in automation, over 70% of American's are still wary and concerned about robots in our workplace replacing American jobs. Join us at the next Gears & Gadgets Minnesota event, featuring a panel of manufacturing business owners and robotics experts who will discuss the role of robotics/automation and provide valuable insights from their own experiences.

Clint Seehusen April 4, 2019

Minnesota Manufacturing Survey - Minneapolis CPA Firm


DS+B is proud to be a sponsoring partner of Gears and Gadgets, hosted by Minnesota Manufacturing Executives, which provides business owners and executives with informative presentations on latest trends, networking and peer collaboration for a strong manufacturing presence in Minnesota.


May 13, 2019 Event Topic: Robotic Solutions to Manufacturing Challenges 

Pew research tells us that even though there is a fast uptick in automation, over 70% of American’s are still wary and concerned about robots in our workplace replacing American jobs. On May 13th, 2019, Gears & Gadgets features a panel of manufacturing business owners and robotics experts who will discuss the role of robotics/automation and provide valuable insights from their own experiences.

Discussion topics and key takeaways:

  • How do you know when it’s time to invest in robotics?
  • How can robotics solve problems such as the skilled labor shortage and quality issues?
  • How do you take that first step toward robotics automation?
  • Integration – internal or external?
  • ROI on your robotics investment
  • What is the future of robotics in manufacturing?

Join us for the 30th(!) Gears and Gadgets program to date.

You don’t want to miss this great panel discussion!


Panel Moderator

  • E.J. Daigle | Dean of Robotics & Manufacturing;
    Dunwoody College of Technology

Panelists

  • Kevin Mashuga | Manufacturing Technology Manager;
    Graco, Inc.
  • Carl Doeksen | Global Robotics/Automation Leader;
    3M
  • Todd Bauernfiend | President;
    Summit Machine Inc.
  • Matt Peick | Director of Engineering-Automation Development Department;
    Tesla.

Date, Times + Location

Monday, May 13th, 2019

3:30-4:00 PM | Registration

4:00-5:00 PM | Opening remarks and keynote presenter

5:00-6:00 PM | Networking Reception / Happy Hour

Minneapolis Marriott Northwest

7025 Northland Drive

Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

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