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SME Smart Shop Roundtable Targets Job Shop Implementation of Industry 4.0

By SME Media Staff

SOUTHFIELD, MI—Industry 4.0 is often presented as a complex, somewhat overwhelming topic that involves large companies only. However, the data collection and transfer at the heart of Industry 4.0 can be as relevant to job shops and other small to medium sized enterprises as large companies.


The latest session in SME’s Smart Shop Series, part of the IMTS Spark digital destination, is a roundtable discussion of how job shops can successfully use Industry 4.0 tools to improve productivity and enhance their competitive edge.

The free, online event will be held Wed., Dec. 9, starting at 1:00 PM Central Time, 2:00 PM Eastern Time.

The expert panel for “Job Shop Implementation of Industry 4.0” includes:

  • Chris Pollack, Virtual Technical Application Center Manager, Siemens Industry
  • Jeff Rizzie, Director of Digital Machining, Sales Areas Americas, Sandvik Coromant
  • Tony Del Sesto, Technical Fellow, MxD
  • Vivek Furtado, Digitalization Manager, Machine Tools, Siemens Industry

The panelists will define the elements and goals of Industry 4.0 for job shops, explain the key tools that job shops need to implementing Industry 4.0, explore the goals for implementation, present real-life examples of successful job shop Industry 4.0 implementation, and explain how the technology will improve job shop operations in the future.

To register for this session, click here.

IMTS spark is a digital destination where manufacturers from around the globe have access to manufacturing technology solutions. Collaborate with IMTS Exhibitors, network with potential partners and peers, and gain knowledge through a deep dive study portal.

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