Automation Technology Update Showcases Latest Advancements in Automation

February 27, 2023

On Wednesday, February 22, 2023, Electrozad Windsor hosted Automation Technology Update, bringing together engineers, designers, project managers, business developers, technicians, and leadership, to explore the latest advancements and innovations in automation technology. Designed to be an accelerated format, attendees flowed through breakout sessions; each centred on one of four topics: Software and Controls, Services, Power and Mechatronics, and Smart Components. Delivering the latest information on subjects that matter and impact operations, Automation Technology Update introduced the products, services, and solutions that must be on everyone’s radar for 2023.

This event provides Electrozad’s network with appropriate solutions to help  leverage smart manufacturing, increase productivity, inform decision-making, and mitigate potential risks. Aging infrastructure, workplace gaps, global competition, and an explosion of new technology have created endless opportunities for industrial manufacturers to improve their business position and gain a competitive advantage. The implementations highlighted during the event deliver contextualized information to critical organizational stakeholders, helping their operations achieve best-in-class results. This year’s event was a resounding success, bringing together Electrozad’s network of machine builders, system integrators, and OEMs from a wide-range of industries.

Software and Controls session led by Alex Trotti

One of the event’s key highlights was the showcase of smart components and services to help companies optimize their operations and improve manufacturing efficiencies. Smart components have become a critical part of modern automation systems with the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the increasing demand for real-time data analytics. At Automation Technology Update, attendees saw firsthand how smart sensors, actuators, and controllers could be integrated into various applications, from factory automation to building management. The sessions highlighted the importance of leveraging automation technology to its fullest extent and achieving increased productivity, reduced costs and downtime, and improved production capacities.

Services and Training Session led by Brad Bakema

Another topic covered was Training and Services. As automation technology evolves rapidly, engineers and technicians must keep up with the latest releases in automation software and acquire new skills. Electrozad released their Automation Training schedule for 2023, and attendees had the chance to register for upcoming courses. Available Lifecycle Services were also noted. Attendees learned the benefits of a wide range of tailored solutions designed to minimize unexpected interruptions to their manufacturing production throughout the life of their automation investment.

Power and Mechatronics session led by Everest Okoli

One of the most exciting aspects of Automation Technology Update was the diversity of products and services on display. From cutting-edge hardware to innovative software solutions, from advanced analytics tools to customized services, attendees learned about the wide range of products and services from leading vendors in the automation industry. With so many topics covered, this event provided a unique opportunity for businesses to discover new solutions and work with Electrozad partners to help them achieve their automation goals.

Smart Components session led by Paul Bouteiller

Of course, Automation Technology Update was not just about products and services but also about people. The event brought together a community of like-minded professionals passionate about advancing the automation field and implementing updates to their operations. Attendees could connect with their peers, share ideas, and exchange ideas between sessions. It was clear that the event provided a valuable forum for building relationships and forging partnerships that can help drive the automation industry forward.

Attendees network between sessions

Overall, Automation Technology Update was a resounding success, showcasing the latest advances in automation technology and providing a platform for collaboration and connection. Whether you are an Engineer, Technician, Director of Operations, or CEO, the event offers something for everyone. Automation Technology Update was a comprehensive showcase of state-of-the-art automation technology in an accelerated format.

Attendees gained a high-level update on the latest and greatest in automation and what’s still to come in 2023. Attendees learned from our Automation Specialists and scheduled follow-ups to implement the solutions unveiled during the event. They left with new insights and considerations on how they should implement modern solutions for solving challenges in a connected world.

If you missed 2023’s Automation Technology Update

If you missed the event this year, watch out for the announcement for next year’s event – it promises to be even more informative and engaging than this year’s. You won’t want to miss out on the exciting opportunity to explore the future of automation.

Electrozad's Automation Team group photo


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