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Ep. 38 - [Jeff Winter] | Industry 4.0, Digital Transformation, Microsoft Initiatives, Emerging Tech

You probably know Jeff as the Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation enthusiast. The guy who is always showing us the latest trends and participating in many industry associations. Jeff recently made a move to Microsoft to work as their Manufacturing Industry Executive. Vlad and Dave cannot think of a better person to kick off the Emerging Trends in Manufacturing theme!

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November 25, 2021
61
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You probably know Jeff as the Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation enthusiast. The guy who is always showing us the latest trends and participating in many industry associations. Jeff recently made a move to Microsoft to work as their Manufacturing Industry Executive. Vlad and Dave cannot think of a better person to kick off the Emerging Trends in Manufacturing theme!

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November 18, 2021
66
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In the thirty-seventh episode of the Manufacturing Hub podcast, we're talking to Bobby Cole from Think PLC. Bobby is a systems integrator, educator, and passionate leader. With a number of years in manufacturing automation, Bobby has built a business that provides an array of system integration services including panel building, system programming, upgrades, and more. Above all else, Bobby is constantly striving to become a better person for the people that work in the company. He has attended and provided various coaching events that aim to empower the workers, allow them to follow their passions, and ultimately have a more fulfilled work environment.

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November 12, 2021
71
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In the thirty-sixth episode of the Manufacturing Hub podcast, we're talking to Zachary Stank from Phoenix Contact. Dave is on-site at the Phoenix Contact headquarters and has had the chance to get a tour of the facility, view some of the equipment, and get the news about what's coming out next.

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November 4, 2021
68
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In the thirty-fifth episode of the Manufacturing Hub podcast, we're talking to Justin Dean. Justin has extensive experience in the world of manufacturing automation and system integration. Justin worked for a variety of employers from the navy to his own start-up company. He's worked with a wide range of technologies including PLC programming software, SCADA tools, protocol converters, and much more. We're excited to find out more about his journey, his thoughts on emerging technologies, and what challenges he's facing in his system integration business.

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October 29, 2021
70
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In the thirty-fourth episode of the Manufacturing Hub podcast, we're talking to James Dean from Appalachian Automation. James has been extremely successful at running his own system integration firm and has mentored many others to do the same. He got into automation very early on and had to absorb all the business knowledge on his own. He has built a company that provides various automation services including retrofits, new builds and maintenance. He's sharing his knowledge on how to get started in systems integration and what it takes to be successful within this field in general.

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October 22, 2021
65
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In the thirty-third episode of the Manufacturing Hub podcast, we're talking to Max Krug. Max is an Operational Excellence professional and consultant. He works across various business lines and provides them with root cause analysis of their operations which typically leads to bottom-line improvement and cost reduction.

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October 6, 2021
70
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Special Event - Dave & Vlad talk projects, struggles, the state of manufacturing, and what's next. It's been 16 episodes since we've talked about what has been going on with us - now is your chance to ask questions. Hear our thoughts, and talk about what we think is going to happen with manufacturing as well as our plans for the show for the rest of the year!

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September 29, 2021
70
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In the thirty-first episode of the Manufacturing Hub, we speak to John Piller from Liveline Technologies. John has extensive experience in manufacturing automation across various roles from system integrator to educator and application developer. He currently works for Liveline Technologies, a company working on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applications for manufacturing lines.

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September 22, 2021
66
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In the thirtieth episode of the Manufacturing Hub, we speak to Francisco Carrión, the CEO of Automation Solutions Ecuador. Francisco is a systems architect that built a company on servicing manufacturing plants all over Ecuador and abroad. His company has capabilities across a spectrum of system integration starting with panel builds, up to SCADA and MES systems. Francisco has been nominated multiple times for the ICC Firebrand award which recognizes some of the top Ignition based projects in the world.

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