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Robotics & the Small Manufacturer: Successes & Challenges

Raminder Sandhu (Advanced Robotics & Automation Practice Lead, California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC))

Jeffrey Joaquin (Engineering Manager, KC Pharmaaceuticals)

Phillip Meilbeck (President & Co-Founder, TransAutomation Technologies Inc.)

Sean Ramirez (Director of Engineering, Tera Engineering Co.)

Location: 209A

Date: Tuesday, February 5

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Track: Chief Robotics Officer (CRO) Summit

Vault Recording: TBD

This panel discussion will address the issues and obstacles small manufacturers face when they consider implementing robots and machine vision. The panelists will share some best practices to guarantee success and the lessons learned when overcoming obstacles during implementation. The main focus of the session will be on robots and machine vision and will not discuss a specific technology or brands. Main talking points include:

• Unique problems small manufacturers face when implementing automation
• Techniques for minimizing risk in automation implementation
• What approaches to take when qualifying automation applications