Modern Machine Shop Magazine & Additive Manufacturing Magazine
Peter Zelinski is the editor-in-chief of two publications focused on manufacturing technology. MODERN MACHINE SHOP (www.mmsonline.com) is the leading publication in North America covering industrial metalworking and CNC machining. ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING (www.additivemanufacturing.media), a magazine he helped to launch, is devoted to the advance of 3D printing technologies for manufacturing functional parts.
Pete + TIM WEBER
Additive Manufacturing for production
TUESDAY, 6/18, 10:30 AM // VIRTUAL FACTORY
How does AM change the organization? What opportunities does it present for production parts? How does the organization need to change to make use of it?
Pete + PATRICK SOBALVARRO
Future of Collaborative Automation
TUESDAY, 6/18, 3:30 PM // VIRTUAL FACTORY
How can technology give us collaborative robots that are fast and powerful rather than being speed- and force-limited? What kind of changes might this bring to manufacturing?
PETE + GLYNN FLETCHER
Shifting to Additive
Wednesday, 6/19, 1:15pm // factory floor
How should an established organization think about additive manufacturing? What are the various different constituencies that all might be affected, and might stand to benefit, from the move to AM? What is the right way to evaluate a potential shift to additive manufacturing?
PETE + FABIAN SCHMAHL
Keys to success with collaborative automation
WEDNESDAY, 6/19, 4:15 PM // VIRTUAL FACTORY
ThyssenKrupp Bilstein equips manufacturing employees with cobots and supports them using autonomous automation. We will talk about Bilstein’s plan for automation, the success it has seen, the challenges, and culture change necessary for automation to succeed.