Webinar: Improve efficiency with new techniques in cranes & hoists

Techniques in crane and hoist applications


60 Minutes



Join our webinar about industrial automation solutions for cranes and hoists. Gain an understanding of smart and connected cranes and hoists and how you can benefit from easy maintenance and higher efficiency, by meeting the latest safety machinery standards.

In this webinar you will learn about Rockwell Automation delivery capabilities; from product supply to fully automated, engineered solutions:

  • Key functionalities of PowerFlex 755T e.g. TorqProve, Regeneration & Anti-Sway
  • Connected and Smart Crane & Hoist Features 


Marc Gillis
EMEA Industry Manager - Mining, Metals and Cement, Rockwell Automation

As EMEA Metals, Mining & Cement Industry Manager, Marc Gillis has many years’ experience in these industries, across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He assists our customers, EPCs and OEMs in building their long-term vision for technology implementation and maintenance, and on related processes and change management. One of his key focuses is the digital impact on these industries. Marc Gillis leads a team that helps customers with the acquisition, development, co-ordination and delivery of smart, safe and sustainable production solutions. His team works with businesses that want to increase output and improve efficiency.

Alwyn De Vries
SSB Business Development Lead - Mining, Metals and Cement, Rockwell Automation

Alwyn has been with Rockwell Automation for 16 years and is based in Belgium. He has been part of the Mining, Metals & Cement team in the Services and Solutions Business since 2004. Alwyn offers his metal and mining industry customers expertise gained through 20 years of experience in designing, engineering and implementing Process Control Systems.

Dirk Weber
EMEA Business Development Manager - PCB, Rockwell Automation

Dirk Weber is responsible for developing additional growth areas for Power Control, growing account relationships and expanding the Rockwell Automation Power Control portfolio in EMEA. Dirk has 18 years of service with Rockwell Automation and 12 very successful years in sales and management roles in Power Control in EMEA. Dirk spent more than 20 years in the Drives & Motion Application segment in various positions. Prior to joining Rockwell Automation, he worked for Moeller Electric in Bonn, Germany for 12 years. Dirk holds a Dipl. Ing. Electrical degree in Automation Technology from the TH Cologne in Germany.

Steffen Zendler
EMEA Regional Segment Leader - Heavy Industries, Rockwell Automation

Steffen Zendler is responsible for executing our growth and performance strategy, growing account relationships and expanding the Rockwell Automation portfolio in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Steffen, who holds a Diploma in Engineering/Mechatronics, has nearly 18 years’ experience, of which four have been with Rockwell Automation. Before joining Rockwell Automation, he worked at global plant engineering companies (OEMs) in international sales positions, mainly in Chemicals and Heavy Industry.