Event Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 to Wednesday, May 12, 2021
The FIA Forging Automation 101 Workshop will take place on May 12, 2021. This workshop has been specifically developed to give forgers a first-hand look into how robotics and automation can help forging companies increase productivity, lower costs and improve workplace safety.
The program includes coverage of topics such as forging automation fundamentals, staffing and training to program robots, automation implementation, automation in heat treat operations, and a virtual plant tour of a facility that currently uses robotics and automation.
To register for this live virtual workshop, click the red button below:
This workshop will take place online via Zoom, so attendees can join from the comfort of their home or office. Once registered, prior to the workshop, you will receive an email with a Zoom link and details on how to join.
For questions regarding registration, please contact Kathy Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 216-781-6260.
10:00 a.m. ET Forging Automation Fundamentals
Terry Chilson, FIA Consultant
10:30 a.m. ET Programming Robots: Staffing & Training
Brennan Palmiter, Robotic Consultant
11:00 a.m. ET Panel Session: Automation Implementation
Ken Griffard, Modern Forge; Brandon Wilke, Klein Tools; Rick Recktenwald, Walker Forge
12:00 p.m. ET Break (30 min)
12:30 p.m. ET Panel Session: Automation in Heat Treat Operations
Justin Dzik, Fives NA Combustion; Brian Lockitski, Inductoheat; Joe Stambaugh, Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic
1:00 p.m. ET Vendor Presentation: Lincoln Electric Automation, Columbus
1:30 p.m. ET Vendor Presentation: LASCO
2:00 p.m. ET Vendor Presentation: Feedall Automation
2:30 p.m. ET Open Discussion & Questions
3:00 p.m. ET Virtual Plant Tours
Lincoln Additive Group, Malco Tools
3:45 p.m. ET Adjourn