William Sobel to Present at Smart Manufacturing Experience

Sobel's talk will discuss how the digital transformation journey is enabling manufacturers to make better decisions resulting in optimized assets, labor, and processes to meet customer demands at the lowest cost.

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Vimana, the language of smart manufacturing, announces William Sobel's participation in the Smart Manufacturing Experience. William Sobel, Vimana's CSO and founder, is the author of the MTConnect Standard and continues to participate in revolutionizing the collection and analysis of data that is driving the new era of manufacturing intelligence and analytics.

The Smart Manufacturing Experience is the first event of its kind produced by the the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Participants will be immersed in a world of interactive learning, hands-on technology demonstrations and even virtual reality, according to the event website. The event will be held at the Boston Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, April 30 to May 2, 2018.

The event will also feature live presentations, including William Sobel's presentation titled, “Transforming to On-Demand Distributed Manufacturing.” Sobel is scheduled to speak on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 10:55 a.m. in room 155A in the Key to Digital Manufacturing track. He will present on manufacturing’s digital transformation journey from the beginning stages of connecting assets to the ultimate vision of On-Demand Distributed Manufacturing, an agile customer centric manufacturing operation. He will define each step of the journey, describing what needs to be implemented and the value that manufacturer's get at each transformative step. He will also discuss the foundational role that analytics plays as the enabling technology for the entire ecosystem. He will share real life examples of customers that have started the journey.


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