EMMA Virtual Meeting: MEDC Industry 4.0 Initiative: How Manufacturers

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 10:00 AM

Presented by Eastern Michigan Manufacturing Association (EMMA) Meeting

Location: Online Zoom


Recently, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced a statewide effort to ensure 50% of Michigan manufacturers (or 6,200 businesses) are prepared to adopt Industry 4.0 technologies at some level by 2025.

The EMMA meeting will provide participants with a greater understanding of this initiative and how they can participate and benefit from the program. The initiative includes efforts to drive awareness on the importance of Industry 4.0 readiness and technical support to help small- and medium-sized manufacturers adopt Industry 4.0 technologies through a partnership with Automation Alley and the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC).

Meeting Agenda:
1. Industry 4.0 Overview, Eric Krohn, Partner, Automation Engineer, Cogent Hex
2. MEDC Industry 4.0 Initiative, Eric Shreffler, MEDC
3. Resource Partners Overview of Support and Services
A. Automation Alley, Cedis Sykes & John Bedz
B. Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, Matt
5. Q&A and Comments

Registration Link


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