Smart manufacturing exposition

Presented by Horizon Solutions and Rockwell Automation

At the Smart Manufacturing Exposition learn how to modernize your production environment, increase access to critical information, while improving employee safety. There is no charge for this event — continental breakfast and lunch are included. Pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Reserve your seat today!

You should attend if you work for a manufacturer and are responsible for:

  • Managing production operations
  • Modernizing automation systems
  • Keeping old equipment running
  • Increasing production efficiency
  • Understanding SCCR and Arc Flash
  • Keeping machinery safe
  • Improving access to data
  • Providing a safe and secure network
Download the Smart Manufacturing Expo Brochure
Legend Session & Exhibit Focus
The Connected Enterprise The Connected Enterprise
Modernization Modernization
Safety Safety

Smart Manufacturing Expo — Breakout Session Descriptions:

ModernizationLearn how the Modern DCS system from Rockwell Automation offers unique value to process customers through plant-wide control and optimization, scalable and modular architecture, secure, open, and information enabled technology, and flexible delivery and support paths.

The Connected EnterpriseDiscover the value of intelligent sensing devices to provide additional insight and capability to your control system as part of a truly connected enterprise.  Includes discussion and demonstration of key sensor intelligence and the ease of integration into the Logix environment.

The Connected EnterpriseThinManager® is a powerful platform designed to help simplify device management and content delivery in a modern industrial manufacturing plant. Learn how ThinManager, along with the new VersaView Industrial Thin Clients help increase productivity and security and change the way you think about mobility.

ModernizationUnderstand all the benefits of your support contract and learn how we can help you get more uptime from your plant.

The Connected EnterpriseDigital transformation has the potential to be more impactful in business than any industry evolution of the past. At the core of a digital transformation is your network infrastructure. A robust, secure, and resilient infrastructure enables the operational improvements that drive value in a digital transformation. Join us for a discussion on the convergence of IT and OT and learn what steps to take to build the infrastructure of the future.

ModernizationLearn how to determine and mitigate the risks of an aging automation system through offerings such as: lifecycle analysis, integrated support contracts, and turn-key modernization.

SafetyUnderstand the latest machine safety standards, concepts, and benefits to upgrading your safety system. Are you in compliance with OSHA standards? Learn more about the importance of risk assessments, lock-out tag-out, and arc flash.

SafetyReview arc flash fundamentals and understand the industrial control panel requirements of NEC (NFPA70) surrounding short circuit current ratings (SCCR). Learn how to appropriately apply the standard to determine required panel SCCR.

The Connected EnterpriseIs your company harnessing the power of data and translating it into actionable information to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace? Stay relevant in a world of increasing business pressures by effectively implementing manufacturing analytics.

The Connected EnterpriseVisit the mobile MCC showroom by Rockwell Automation to learn how the features of the CENTERLINE 2100 IntelliCENTER Motor Control Center complement your safety program and can be part of your lock-out tag-out process.  Understand how to increase productivity and protect your motor assets by monitoring intelligent motor control devices over an embedded Ethernet Network.

Locations and Dates:

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 ─ UMass Amherst Hotel & Conference Center
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 ─ Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 ─ DoubleTree Burlington Vermont
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 ─ Cross Insurance Center
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 ─ DoubleTree in Portland, ME
Thursday, June 7, 2018 ─ Manchester Downtown Hotel

Register below — some sessions are offered at varied time slots to accommodate demand:

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