Manufacturing Works's Annual Meeting

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This is Manufacturing Works' first Annual Meeting since changing our name in late 2018. Come hear what other exciting things we have accomplished in the past year and what we have planned for the coming year. Meet our new Executive Director as we forge a path to the future.

Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products' Smart Manufacturing Journey

Greg Ulm

Greg Ulm has been the primary driver for engaging smart manufacturing activity in the forge processes across multiple locations at Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products. Greg will discuss his experience leading these efforts to implement Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) over the past three years while highlighting the challenges and issues of transitioning from Lean manufacturing to the interconnection of smart devices and data analytics. Greg will discuss best practices, the culture changes he experienced, and the pain points Arconic is still working to overcome.

With 28 years of experience at Arconic, Greg is Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products' Smart Manufacturing COE Manager. He is accountable for delivering smart solutions for AWTP's global operations. Greg has held various roles in Design, Process, and Plant Leadership. He graduated summa cum laude with BS in Mechanical from Case Western Reserve University and holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Cleveland State University. He also has a Six Sigma Black Belt and Professional Engineering certifications.

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