Automotive manufacturing is booming due to the “re-invention” of today’s automobile powertrain which is driving large investments in capital equipment and new cutting edge manufacturing processes. The forces driving this change are many and varied . . . from governmental mandates to shifting workforce competencies.
The need to integrate complex manufacturing systems into complete solutions has become the key element to be successful in this growing marketplace. Safety systems, integrated technology, MES connectivity and engineering support are all factors that are driving the market and FANUC FA America and Rockwell Automation are companies that are successfully driving that change. The free webinar on Tuesday, August 21 at 2:00 PM EDT is ideal for those already in the automotive market or those looking to re-enter.
Key webinar topics will include:
1. Forces Driving Automotive Manufacturing Change – A Short History
2. Project Engineering – Shifting to Vendor Engineered Manufacturing & Assembly Solutions (VEMA)
3. Information Networks
4. Safety Systems
5. Distributed I/O Systems