Hosted by Dave & Vlad

A Podcast for Manufacturing & Automation Professionals —

Every week, we speak with industry experts to bring you insightful discussions on manufacturing, automation, technology, career progression, and much more!

About THE Hosts

Hey, we're Dave & Vlad!

Nice to meet you!

We each spent a number of years in the manufacturing industry leading projects both on the business & technical side, and are passionate about manufacturing, automation technology, and digital transformation. We created this podcast with the goal of bringing you insightful discussions with industry experts on manufacturing, industrial automation, career progression, and much more!

All Episodes  —

Check out the latest episodes from the Manufacturing Hub Podcast.

March 31, 2023
89
 MIN

Ryan Cahalane and Rebecca Gillespie join us this week to continue talking about how to run a sustainable facility. We will talk a lot about energy. Monitoring. Analytics. Solar. We'll explore some advanced analytic options and expand on the examples we've discussed. Be sure to watch as we might even get into how we use some of this technology in our personal lives. A special thank you to Phoenix Contact USA for sponsoring this theme and your continued support of the community.

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March 10, 2023
107
 MIN

A look back at everything we (and our guests) have gotten right. What has changed in the last 100 episodes? What have we gotten wrong? Plus, a look into the future!

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February 24, 2023
57
 MIN

For more than a decade, Joseph has focused on modernizing manufacturing by intelligently adopting state-of-the-art technologies and principles from the software industry. Joseph is passionate about inspiring his team and customers with his experienced industry knowledge and deep-diving into technology. Having worked in various key consulting and decision-making roles, Joseph is the CTO of 4IR Solutions, turning "the Cloud" and "DevOps" into practical realities for manufacturers today.

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January 27, 2023
97
 MIN

A problem solver with over 20 years of experience in various roles in automation, manufacturing, and data solutions. I have unique skills and experiences that allow me to be a consultant, coach, architect, mentor, or implementer as the need fits. From my start as an engineer doing automation work in industrial manufacturing through the founder of a data solutions company, my experiences help me bring insight into issues that industrial companies struggle with today.

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January 20, 2023
80
 MIN

Are the days of endless automation projects behind us? Will there continue to be endless VC and PE money for Industrial Start-Up companies? What will the future of low and no-code industrial solutions look like? All of these answers and more are on the docket!

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December 9, 2022
48
 MIN

I am an industrial systems engineer with a bachelor of science in Electrical Engineering. I have 20 years of electrical experience managing industrial systems comprising MES, HMIs, PLCs, and SCADA systems. I am not " just a programmer." I have an MBA in Operations Management. I have a Master's in Systems Engineering. I have cyber security knowledge. I have 8 years of experience as a network technician. I can write business plans, Justify return on investment. Manage contractors. Manage projects. Create process flows. Create test plans. Analyze data to concretely show what design changes should happen on a line--i.e., industrial engineering, for continuous improvement changes. Create reliability maintenance plans. Create NIST-based security protocols and network plans. I have been a technician to a manager. I can write control specifications, create reliability maintenance plans, build drawing packages, specify components for an application from scratch, maintain virtual server farms, and set up networks and MESs.

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December 2, 2022
89
 MIN

Expanding my knowledge and experience through the Challenges of Electrical and Automation. Throughout my career, I have worked on the tools through my experience as a workshop administrator assisting with Electrical modifications of Electric Motors. To lead a sales team that assisted the Transformer manufacturing industry with solutions and accessories for High Voltage Transformers for the Australian Power Grid. To a Sales Engineer for Phoenix Contact Learning about Edge Technology, Automation, Power Reliability, and Control systems, I fell in love with the latest technology that can support manufacturing growth in Australia and worldwide. My Next Challenge on the Industry 4.0 journey will see me share my experiences with SCADA and MES through my work with Ignition from Inductive Automation and the team at iControls.

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November 24, 2022
82
 MIN

Join us as David Schultz shares over 20 years of SCADA experience! What is a SCADA System? When should you replace a legacy system? Is there one protocol to rule them all?

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November 17, 2022
82
 MIN

How are people typically using Vision Systems? How can we use them better? Join us as Greg McEntyre is giving us a deep dive into all things Vision Systems.

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