Advanced Manufacturing: Robotics and Automation Demonstration | South Chapter Luncheon

Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc.
440 E Westinghouse Blvd
Charlotte , NC 28273
Contact: Ayele Kuevidjen
Phone: 704-378-1351

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More than 110,000 people work in the advanced manufacturing industry in Charlotte Region. 

Our manufacturing sector has grown and diversified through the decades. Countless firms here specialize in sophisticated intelligent manufacturing fields. Manufacturing accounts for about 10% of the N.C. workforce, but more than 20% of economic output, making the Charlotte region a prime place for relocating or expanding manufacturing companies.  Advanced  manufacturing is 25% more concentrated in the Charlotte region than the national average however, has the increased presence of automation changed our economic focus? 

What is the current state of robotics and automation in the manufacturing industry and what makes this such a significant discussion today?

Join the South Chapter as we take a dive into the questions stated above and more. We will discover how robots can ultimately lead humans to find more meaningful work within a corporation while exploring the unforeseen benefits.  You will have the opportunity to tour the Hyster-Yale Experience Center and view a state of the art robotics demonstration.

Agenda: 
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Registration, Networking and Lunch 
12:00 - 12:15 p.m. Announcements, Data & Analytics presentation  from Antony Burton, Vice President, Business & Analytics Data, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance 
12:15 - 1 p.m. Robotics & Automation Demonstration and Discussion led by Tim Dykstra, International Key Account Manager, Balyo 

This event is $25 for members, $40 for access and $60 for non-members.

Capacity for this event is LIMITED. Registration will close August 29, 2019 at 12 p.m.  Walk-in's will NOT be accommodated. 

No refunds, but substitutions are encouraged for same event.

This event is $25 for Alliance members | $40 for Access members | $60 for non-members 


No refunds, but substitutions are encouraged for same event.

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