Pro Z 3D Solutions and our sister company WYSIWYG (3D Scanning) were excited to attend AMTIL’s one day National Conference, Manufacturing’s Future in a Digital Age at the Leonda by the Yarra conference centre.
As quoted from their website “Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL) is the peak national body, based in Melbourne Australia, that represents the interests of manufacturing technology suppliers and users within the precision engineering and advanced manufacturing sector. Whether you are a manufacturer, importer or distributor, or a general manufacturing technology company, AMTIL has a range of services to help you and your business to connect, be informed and grow.” Go to their website to find out more.
Attending the conference were leaders in manufacturing from around Australia including:Mrs Brigitte Stavar – CEO of Sheetmetal Machinery Australia and AMTIL Board Member
Mr Brad Howarth – respected authority on Technology, Marketing and Digital Media
Presentation: Navigating to a Digital Future
Mr David Chuter – Managing Director and CEO, IMCRC
Presentation: Industry 4.0 – Australian Industry Uptake
Dr Steve Dowey – Sutton Tools Technology Manager and RMIT Senior Research Fellow
Presentation: The Smart-Enough Factory: Realising a Low Cost IoT Solution For Factory Visualisation
Dr Nico Adams – IMCRC Program Lead for Digital Transformation, Senior Research Scientist and formerly product manager in CSIRO’s Data61 business unit.
Presentation: Industry 4.0. State of the Sector, Opportunities and How to Get Started.
Mr Richard Elving – Territory Sales Manager MFG, Autodesk
Presentation: Why the future of makings in Manufacturing is NOW
Mr Gavin Smith, President & Chairman of Robert Bosch Australia
Presentation: From Things, to the Internet of Things; implications of the Industrial Internet
We were exhibitors at the conference representing 3D printing and 3D scanning and it was great to network with the leaders in industry. 3D printing is great for rapid prototyping, reverse engineering older parts and low volume reproduction – a great resource to the manufacturing industry.