Fireside Chat: Smart Manufacturing & the Processing Industries

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Originally Aired - Tuesday, November 9 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

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Location: Center Stage

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Title: Fireside Chat: Smart Manufacturing & the Processing Industries

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The manufacturing labor supply was already tight before the pandemic squeezed it even further. Process manufacturers (, which traditionally have relied on a steady supply of workers to make essential products (e.g., food, plastics & chemicals, pharmaceuticals). These manufacturers are turning in greater and greater numbers to automate and robotize their processes. Attend this session for discussion on: 

The unique challenges of process manufacturing
Opportunities for automation and robotics firms in process manufacturing
Case studies – noteworthy adopters

Tracy & Paul share in some of their practical applications, experiences within Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 impacting Process Automation in Canada