Minnesota Chapter
Industrial Robotic Automation

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Productivity Inc.
15150 25th Avenue N. [map]
Minneapolis, MN 55447

My Meetings

3:30 p.m. - Social Networking
4:00 p.m. - Presentation
5:00 p.m. - Dinner (Famous Dave's BBQ)
5:45 p.m. - Optional Tour of Productivity Inc.

$26.00 - PMPA Member
$36.00 - Non-Member

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: January 11, 2013

SPEAKER: Don Engles, Productivity Inc.

Don Engles manages the robotic automation group for Productivity, Inc., the leading machine tool supplier in the upper Midwest, supplying world-class manufacturing solutions to regional manufacturers, contract shops and OEMs. In this role, Don plans equipment and processes to improve production methods, with an emphasis on precision machining and robotic automation of CNC machine tools. Don has been involved in the precision machining industry for 33 years. He has been with Productivity, Inc. for 17 years, ten years as the engineering manager directing the activities of the machine tool engineers and the last seven years in establishing the robotic division with the company.

Don presents practical considerations of applying robotic automation to CNC machines, as well as the basic technical issues and pitfalls common to the lightly-attended precision machining process.

Following the presentation and dinner, Productivity, Inc. will offer a tour of their facility.

Who Should Attend:
This meeting will be of particular interest to your foremen/supervisors, quality engineers and shop floor personnel. Plan on bringing these folks to what promises to be an informative meeting and tour.

Cancellation and Other Policies:
Refunds will be made for cancellations made 72 hours prior to the meeting. Otherwise, substitutions are encouraged.

For more information please contact:
Ms. Renee A Merker
Communications and Event Planner
Precision Machined Products Association
Phone: (440) 262-5330
Fax: (440) 526-5803
Email: rmerker@pmpa.org