Tuesday September 13

8:00 - 8:55 a.m. - REGISTRATION 

9:00 - 9:55 a.m. - MDA/Compressed Air – Compressors
Vert Rotors - Room W-196-A
Miniature Low-Vibration High-Pressure Air Compressor
Olly Dmitriev, CEO

9:00 - 9:55 a.m. - IIoT/ Industry 4.0/Automation
Applied Manufacturing Technologies - Room W-196-C
Taking a Doctor’s Approach to Automation
Jordan Merhib, Director Business Development

9:00 - 9:55 a.m. - Surface Technology – Cleaning
Gema USA Inc. - Room W-196-B
Powder Coating Spray and Recovery Technology Offers Greater Production Flexibility and Output
Jeffrey Hale, Director, Marketing 

10:00 - 10:55 a.m. - MDA/Electric Motion Drive – ElectricActuators
Tolomatic Inc. - Room W-196-A
Total Cost of Ownership: Electric Actuators vs. Pneumatic Cylinders
Aaron Dietrich, Director of Marketing

10:00 - 10:55 a.m. -  IIoT
MPDV USA Inc. - Room W-196-C
Where is Industry 4.0/IIoT Leading Us and More Importantly for How Long? Why Should I Care?
Prof. Dr. Juergen Kletti, CEO 

10:00 - 10:55 a.m. - Surface Technology – Coatings
Vapor Technologies Inc. - Room W-196-B
Addressing Traditional Failure Modes in Combustion Engine Components
Bryce Anton, R&D Manager 

11:00 - 11:55 a.m. - MDA/Electric Motion Drive – Machine Safety 
Bosch Rexroth - Room W-196-A
Increase Production with Machine Safety
Joaquin Ocampo, Product Manager

11:00 - 11:55 a.m. - IIoT
Rittal - Room W-196-C
How the Industry 4.0 Philosophy Brings Greater Flexibility, Faster Turnaround Times, and Lower Costs to Design and Production
Andrew Prichard, Sales Director, Central Region

11:00 - 11:55 a.m. - Surface Technology –Laser Texturing Process
GF Machining Solutions - Room W-196-B
New Trends with Laser Texturing
Chad Hase, Laser Project Manager 

12:00 - 1:10 p.m. - Lunch Break 

1:15 - 2:10 p.m. - MDA/Electrical Motion Drive – Linear Motors
Block Transformatoren-Elektronik GmbH - Room W-196-A
Reduction of Common Mode Noise to Almost Zero Using High-Performance All-Pole Sine-Filters
Christoph Wesner, Head of Acc. Testlab/Standards & Approvals 

1:15 - 2:10 p.m. - IIoT
it’s OWL/RWTH Aachen - Room W-196-C
Part 1. On the way to Industry 4.0 – Practical Solutions for the Middle Class from the German Technology- Network Intelligent Technical Systems OstWestfalenLippe (it’s OWL) Part 2. Sustainable Approaches for the Implementation of new Production Technologies, Especially in Respect of Individualization, Visualization, Hybridization, and Self-Optimizing Production
Günter Korder, Managing Director, it’s OWL Clustermanagement GmbH 
Denis Özdemir, Managing Director, Cluster of Excellence, Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries, RWTH Aachen University 

1:15 - 2:10 p.m. - Surface Technology –Cleaning
Dürr Ecoclean Inc. - Room W-196-B
Cleaning with Non-Halogenated Hydrocarbons in Comparison to Water-Based Cleaning
Sandro Siminovich, Product Line Manager - CLI 

2:15 - 3:10 p.m. - MDA/Mechanical Motion and Drive-Linear Motors
Hiwin Corp. - Room W-196-A
Synchronous PM Linear Motor Motion Technology
Jean-Marie Rennetaud,Engineering Manager 

2:15 - 3:10 p.m. - IIoT/MDA – Industry4.0/Predictive Maintenance
Bimba Mfg. - Room W-196-C
The Future of Pneumatics: Smart Technology from Bimba Manufacturing that Maximizes Uptime with Predictive Intelligence and Condition-Based Monitoring
Jeremy King, Product Marketing Manager

2:15 - 3:10 p.m. - Surface Technology – Cleaning
Cool Clean Technologies LLC - Room W-196-B
CO2-Based Atmospheric Spray Cleaning and Surface Preparation: Technology, Applications, Equipment Configuration, and Operating Costs
Nelson Sorbo, Vice President, R&D

3:15 - 4:10 p.m. - MDA/Mechanical Motionand Drive – Ball Screws
Belden Universal - Room W-196-A
What is Beyond Universal? A Journey into Customizing Universal Joint
Maxine Gomez, Application Specialist

3:15 - 4:10 p.m. - IIoT/MDA – Industry4.0/Predictive Maintenance
Control Station LLC - Room W-196-C
Innovations in Process Monitoring & Diagnostics
Bob Rice, Vice President, Engineering

3:15 - 4:10 p.m. - Surface Technology – Cleaning
Jenfab Inc. - Room W-196-B
Successful Implementation of an Aqueous Industrial Parts Cleaning System Within a Manufacturing Facility
Ed Tulinski, Vice President – General Manager

*Speakers, topics, times, and rooms are all subject to change.