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About the topic
Maybe you've heard the phrase "The Industrial internet of things" and wondered what it means. IOT, IIOT, Industry 4.0 are the new buzz words popping up all over the industry. Reading up on them makes it seem like something focused on large manufactures like automotive. IOT/IIOT is not just coming but is here and is slated to affect how manufacturing is done in all sizes of companies, from large companies all the way down to job shops.
This presentation starts with the basics and is geared toward people with little or no previous knowledge of the subject and those from both large and small companies.
Attendees at this presentation can expect to learn:
- What is IOT, IIOT, Industry 4.0 along with other similar IOT related terms
- Why is IOT important to you and your manufacturing business
- Basic implementation strategies
- Smart products that are used to support IOT
Meet your presenter
John Lucier has worked within the machine tool industry of over 34 years, Starting as a machinist, then machine tool service, applications, technical selling, product, and application management.
For 24 of these 34 years, John has been an employee at Methods Machine Tools, Inc., which is headquartered in Sudbury, Massachusetts. During the last 14 years of his employment at Methods Machine Tools, Inc., he has been leading the automation team as the National Automation Manager, focusing on developing innovative automated technology for the manufacturing industry.
John’s first experience with “machine tool automation” began in 1991, which started the wheels in motion to develop a passion for knowledge about robots and automation. He has partnered his machine tool knowledge together with robotics in developing automation solutions specifically designed for the machining industry.