Starting with our headline robot solution partners, here are some of the factory specialists who will be in attendance and operating live demonstrations of their high productivity automation products and services.
Brian Conner - Universal Robots
After earning a degree in International Business from Southern Illinois University, Brian entered the manufacturing world in 2007 focusing on helping manufacturers with factory automation. After serving for ten years in the industrial coupling industry with R+W, Brian entered the world of collaborative robots. He transitioned to Universal Robots where he serves as a Channel Development Manager for several Midwest states. Today he is focused on helping companies with their everyday manufacturing challenges, from throughput and quality to cost reduction and labor reallocation, and is excited to be in a role at a company that is “leading and transforming the next industrial revolution.”
Paul Vondrak - LMI Technologies
Paul started in control systems and machine vision in the mid 1980's. Paul has been working exclusively in 3D inspection since 2014. His worked includes some of largest Automation and Control Systems companies including LMI (worlds leader in Inline 3D Inspection systems), Cognex and Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley.
Mark Allard - Datalogic
Mark is a territory manager for machine vision, supporting Datalogic's end users and distribution partners in deploying practical vision solutions. He has been with Datalogic since 2018, previously holding the position of key account manager with the manufacturing sales team before jumping at the opportunity to join the Sensors, Safety & Vision team to focus exclusively on machine vision. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Worcester (MA) Polytechnic Institute.”
Tyler Pence - Mobile Industrial Robots
Tyler supports MiR‘s Distributor Partners and Systems Integrators in 11 states with his extensive experience in Automation and Material Handling. Based out of Dallas, TX, Tyler has been with MiR since November 2020.
Tony Chandek - Epson
Tony brings more than 20 years of experience in Manufacturing and Automation, especially in Vision and Robotics. Tony has prior experience in Field Service, Product Development, Applications Engineering and Sales Management. He has worked for and/or with companies such as Fanuc, Tol-o-Matic, Mazak, Intelligent Actuator, Cognex, Mitsubishi, Dorner and now Epson. Tony has been the North Central US Manager for Epson for 2.5+ years.