Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Speaking at [MC]2 2014 This Week

Attention: [MC]2 2014 Attendees!

 Machine Monitoring

MTConnect Conference and Modern Machine Shop Article Featuring MTConnect and MERLIN 
  Manufacturing Execution Real-time Lean Information Network.
 MTConnect Conference [MC]2 April 8 – 10, 2014
According to John Byrd, former president of AMT, MTConnect will be more important in the 21st century for manufacturing than CNC was for manufacturing in the 20th century(1).  The most important leap forward in manufacturing is all about the data from machines. You can learn about this at the [MC]2 Conference being held April 8 – 10, 2014, at the Caribe Royal Orlando, in Orlando, FL.
Memex will be at booth #10.
The MTConnect Institute is compiling a world-class roster of manufacturing technology thought leaders and industry insiders for the [MC]2 conference, which will be packed with timely insights, strategic views, and actionable items. The theme for 2014 is “Advancing Data-Driven Manufacturing” and Memex will be giving two presentations.
Presentation: MTConnecting Your Income Statement
When: Wednesday April 9, 2014, 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Dave McPhail (President and CEO) and Dave Edstrom (former President of the MTConnect Institute and now CTO of Memex) in a discussion about how the holy grail in manufacturing is not just about getting the data via MTConnect and having a shop floor monitoring dashboard in place, it is about doing it profitably.
Presentation: Manufacturing and Scaling Big Data
When: Wednesday April 9, 2014, 5 pm – 5:30 pm
Dave Edstrom (former President of the MTConnect Institute and now CTO of Memex) will address the future technical and business challenges of manufacturing and scaling big data.

Article about Mazak using MTConnect and MERLIN
Mark Albert, editor-in-chief of Modern Machine Shop Magazine, wrote a fantastic article titled “Data-Driven Manufacturing Moves Ahead at Mazak”. The article discusses how machine giant Mazak is utilizing MTConnect at their North American Headquarters and Technology Center in Florence, KY. MERLIN and MTConnect’s capabilities of integrating throughout the shop floor are discussed at length throughout the article. Mazak is currently in the process of rolling out MERLIN throughout the entire Florence, KY plant.

Many new purchase orders for MERLIN!
Memex’s solution MERLIN (Manufacturing Execution Real-time Lean Information Network) is a manufacturing execution system and machine-to-machine communications platform. The unique proposition of MTConnect is that it is an M2M communications platform for any machine, and with MERLIN solving that last meter of connection to your machine, your facility could be taken to world class standards. Your company can be getting data from your machines in just a matter of days.
Some of the companies that have recently installed the MTConnect and MERLIN solutions include Jade Corporation, Natoli Engineering, Magellan Aerospace, Mazak, Okuma America, Primus Metals and Vermeer.
Call Memex today to find out how you can take your company to the top!
For an introductory 1 hour overview of MERLIN, pleas email Carolene or call sales at 1-905-635-3041.
(1) Edstrom, Dave. MTConnect: To Measure Is To Know. Ashburn, VA: Virtual Photons and Electrons, LLC, 2013. Print.

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