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Automation Fair® At Home

Automotive and Tire Forum

Thursday, November 19, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Central

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Join us at the Automotive and Tire Forum

Thursday, November 19,  2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Central

 

MES and the Digital Launch: Challenges and Opportunities during Unprecedented Times

Learn how leading companies in the automotive and tire sectors are launching new vehicles, production plants and equipment lines using digital solutions during one of the most challenging times in years.

This panel discussion will explore how these companies are currently evaluating digital solutions, defining system requirements and processes, and executing complex projects globally, all within exceptionally tight timelines and budgets. You’ll learn how technology can help manufacturers cope with unexpected and unprecedented challenges, while at the same time boosting productivity, and understand how, while no launch is easy, these leaders have realized decades of success with leading organizations.

Whether you are a leading automotive and tire manufacturer, a startup company, or a tier supplier building and delivering manufacturing solutions, this is a must attend session.

You'll learn the following:  

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Digital solutions

Learn how digital solutions can help in launching new vehicles, production plants and equipment lines. 

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Execute complex projects

Explore how leading companies are executing complex projects globally under challenging conditions.

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Navigate swiftly

Learn how technology can help you to navigate swiftly evolving shifts in demand and unexpected industry challenges.  

Forum participants: 

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Panelist
Lucid Motors

Michael Boike, Director of Manufacturing

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Panelist
Adient LLC

Brian Jacobs, Director of Manufacturing Engineering

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Eagle Technologies

Jason Cleveland, VP, Engineering


Your Automotive and Tire Resource

Automation Fair At Home will feature a number of sessions, exhibitors and showcase new products and solutions for the automotive and tire industry. 

Sessions:

Automation Fair At Home offers a wide array of sessions - from interactive hands-on labs, product and technology sessions, to DX Strategists presentations. We narrowed down the session list to those applicable to your specific industry. 

Here are the top five sessions we think will benefit anyone in the automotive and tire industry. 

DX Strategists
DX01 - Digital Co-innovation Brings the Connected Enterprise to Life

The pace of innovation is accelerating quicker than ever to maximize workforce productivity and optimize operations by delivering information to the appropriate person or system at the right time.  Rockwell Automation is co-innovating with our partner ecosystem of digital leaders to help you bring your connected enterprise to life with best-of-breed solutions that connect critical business functions. Learn best practices on implementing a digital thread strategy enabled by advanced digital capabilities, such as browser-based CAD, 3D emulation, physics-based digital twins, and cloud to deliver exciting new capabilities for collaborative design, preventive maintenance, and real-time visibility.

DX Strategists
DX05 - Get Ahead of the Digital Curve in Manufacturing Operations

The future of manufacturing connects factories that synchronize processes, data and human ingenuity with customer value. The romance is fading for concepts such as Industry 4.0 digital supply chain and smart manufacturing. These bold visions of the future require new levels of supply chain agility and factory flexibility that previously were not possible. Are you prepared for the digital curve in manufacturing operations?

DX Strategists
DX06 - Automotive 20/20: The State of Industry 4.0

The Center for Automotive Research conducted a survey with leading car manufacturers and OEM to assess the current state of adoption of digital transformation in terms of challenges being encountered, approaches and use case priorities, the value estimated or captured so far, and future opportunities. Insights from the study will be shared and implementation pathways discussed on how companies are adapting their approaches and plans to address gaps and looking for what is next on their digital transformation journey.

DX Strategists
DX10 - FactoryTalk® InnovationSuite: Your Key to Industrial Digital Transformation

Ninety percent of industrial companies are investing in digital manufacturing to increase revenue, reduce operating costs and maximize asset efficiency. FactoryTalk® InnovationSuite, is the industry’s first purpose-built platform designed to harmonize OT and IT to deliver maximum business outcomes for clients. FactoryTalk® InnovationSuite combines innovations in MES, advanced analytics, machine learning, IIoT and augmented reality (AR) into a tightly integrated software suite, tailored by industry, and right sized for scale. Discover how the Rockwell Automation® unique digital transformation solution maximizes the value of operational data, delivering insightful views for rapid business decisioning for industrial leaders.

Product and Tech Session
PT08 - What's Next for Your Plant Floor Using Independent Cart Technology

Does space come at a premium on your plant floor? Ever wonder how you can: Increase production without expanding manufacturing space? Maintain social distancing requirements and still be productive? Increase efficiency and flexibility for line changeovers and improve uptime? Attend this session on how Independent Cart Technologies from Rockwell Automation can help with the ever-evolving challenges manufacturers face in optimizing plant floor space needs.


Visit these exhibiting companies:

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Premium Exhibitor
Advanced Energy

Advanced Energy's optical temperature measurement pyrometers and SCR power control modules enable high consistency, reliability, and performance in temperature-critical environments. 

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Star Exhibitor
Cisco

The global leader in IT networking. Cisco collaborates with Rockwell Automation to bridge the gap between plant-floor and enterprise with a common network infrastructure through training, network design, and products.

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Premium Exhibitor
EPLAN Software & Services

EPLAN's design automation CAE products leverage the powerful database architecture: EPLAN Electric P8 - electrical design; EPLAN Pro Panel - 3D enclosure layout; EPLAN Preplanning - plant and process design; EPLAN Fluid - fluid power design and EPLAN Harness ProD - wire and cable harness designs.

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Premium Exhibitor
Festo Corporation

For over 80 years, Festo has been a positive force for manufacturers. We are driven by a desire to always be helpful. We observe. We analyze. We inspire. We engineer with an intense focus on every detail. 

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Premium Exhibitor
Littelfuse

Littelfuse products are vital components in applications that use electrical energy, from consumer electronics to vehicles and industrial facilities. Our history of innovation and technical expertise enable us to provide objective, comprehensive, and personalized customer solutions. 

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Premium Exhibitor
nVent HOFFMAN

nVent is a global leader in safeguarding industrial controls, electrical components, and communications hardware. Its premier brand, nVent HOFFMAN, provides a comprehensive range of standard, modified and custom enclosure and cooling solutions for multiple industrial markets.

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Premium Exhibitor
Spectrum Controls

For more than 25 years, Spectrum Controls has been a trusted Rockwell Automation Encompass Partner.  We build Allen Bradley compatible I/O modules, Remote Access solutions, and Industrial Displays. 


Check out these new products and solutions:

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Rockwell Automation
FactoryTalk® AssetCenter Version 10

Downtime is a drag! What's worse? Unplanned downtime. FactoryTalk® AssetCentre is a tool for securing, managing, versioning, tracking, and reporting automation-related asset information across your entire facility. Key enhancements in version 10 include: asset lifecycle views, additional disaster recovery and system architecture support, and archive check-out integration with ThinManager® client software.

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Rockwell Automation
FactoryTalk® View Site Edition Version 12

The world has evolved, and innovations have changed how we work and live. With this evolution, delivering critical visibility when and where you need it is paramount. The version 12 release of FactoryTalk® View SE offers features for the process market, a modernized design environment, and improved access to information. 

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Rockwell Automation
Studio 5000 Logix Designer® Version 33

At the core of a software release is the ability to improve productivity and speed to market. With additional hardware support, enhanced process capabilities and new productivity updates, version 33 of the Studio 5000 Logix Designer® software is no exception. Program projects, design machines, and configure process applications faster and easier.

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Rockwell Automation
VersaView® 6300M Industrial Monitor

Are design considerations important in your facility? The VersaView® 6300M industrial monitor has Low Profile bezels on wide screen displays providing that ultra-modern look visually setting this equipment apart from the crowd. It includes an edge-to-edge, all glass, four-point multitouch screen. 

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DENSO Robotics
LPH, VM/VL Robots, Rockwell Integrated SCARAs

As a global leader in robotics, DENSO has been the status of high speed and high  reliability that results from over 50 years of experience developing robots. 

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Endress+Hauser
Netilion Digital Services

Endress+Hauser’s Netilion IIoT ecosystem combines digital services and system components to improve the lifecycle and asset management, maintenance, and support of instruments and analyzers.

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EPLAN Software and Services LLC
EPLAN Data Portal

The EPLAN Data Portal is a free solution through ePULSE, EPLAN’s cloud environment, which allows users to create data continuity and data depth far beyond the project with uniform descriptions, simple master data management and universal usability in EPLAN solutions for engineering and downstream processes.

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Festo Corporation
Valve Manifold, VTA-F - CB

The VTSA-F valve manifold just took a jump into the future with the ability to control downstream valves and devices via a C-Bus back plane. 


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Learn more about how Rockwell Automation can help enhance your automotive and tire operation

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