IMTS 2022 Conference: Creating Adaptable Solutions to Improve Workholding Efficiency
About the presentation
The COVID-19 pandemic and the pressure it’s placed on supply chains, hiring needs, and skills training only exacerbated the inherent inefficiencies of existing approaches to workholding. Current workholding processes involve single-application aluminum soft jaws, introducing resource challenges, and requiring a significant amount of time, skill, and raw material before a single part is milled. Re-thinking traditional soft jaw processes to focus on adaptable solutions eliminates entire steps from an existing process, simplifying workflow and curtailing the time, effort, and cost expended in traditional workholding. In this presentation, you’ll learn how ground-breaking innovations in the CNC machining workflow have a huge impact on several pain points in the industry. Furthermore, you’ll see how allowing lean in-house manufacturing operations and limiting vulnerability to supply chain disruptions will ultimately save your operation time and money.
Powered by AMT and managed by GIE Media, The IMTS 2022 Conference features 69 different sessions you won’t want to miss so register today. Focused on a range of topics that include process innovation, plant operations, quality/inspection, and automation, The IMTS 2022 Conference addresses improving productivity; improving part quality; and developing a stable, competent workforce to lower the cost of manufacturing in the United States and create new levels of market demand.
Meet your presenter
Rachel Short has been an executive within technical solution companies for more than 15 years. She holds a B.S. in business management from the University of Colorado and is currently the managing director for the Norgren Workholding division of IMI Precision Engineering. Her career focus continues to be in the development of solutions for customers that’ll positively impact the success of their business. Rachel is a native of Colorado and in her spare time she enjoys waterskiing.
About the company
Norgren is part of global engineering organization IMI plc. IMI is at the forefront of delivering the solutions we need in a changing world and is focused on creating tremendous value by solving key industry problems in attractive markets. Norgren has a proud history of creating innovative engineering solutions in precise motion control and fluid technology, and we collaborate with our customers across more than 50 countries in critical areas such as factory automation, material handling, rail, energy, process control, life science and commercial vehicles. From improving speed, productivity, reliability, and efficiency of equipment, to generating significant energy and cost savings, Norgren’s high-quality solutions are designed to help customers pursue progress, achieve new goals, and overcome problems. We offer the capability, resources, engineering intelligence, and global support infrastructure to tackle the largest project demands.