The Talking Industrial Automation Podcast is a show to help you get to know the people that make modern manufacturing and processing possible. Along the way we will touch on integration technology, trends and challenges. If you are a manufacturer, end user/client, supplier or system integrator interested in industrial automation, I hope you will enjoy the insights CSIA Members will bring to this podcast. CSIA is the Control System Integrators Association, and exists to improve the professionalism of system integrator businesses.
Barry Brian of DRM -- Episode 47
Meet Barry Brian, who, along with his co-owners, built DRM from a two-man system integration shop to an 80-person team in southern middle Tennessee.
His special sauce: delivery a quality solution no matter what.
Listen to his unique journey in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.
Josh Eastburn of Opto 22 - Episode 46
You'd be hard-pressed to pigeon-hole Opto 22, says the company's Director of Technical Marketing Josh Eastburn. "The way we tend to identify our niche is rather psychographic than demographic: we work with people who are looking for something different---cool stuff that just works," he explains.
Learn more about this California-based company, as well as Eastburn himself, in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.
Michael Gurney of Concept Systems - Episode 45
Using a technology-driven approach, Oregon-based Concept Systems has grown from a one-man shop in 1999 into a national presence with regional offices in Seattle, Washington, Kennewick, Washington and Charlotte, North Carolina.
Learn how during this episode of Talking Industrial Automation with serial entrepreneur Michael Gurney.
Cullen Raichart of GreenBroz -- Episode 44
When self-taught engineer Cullen Raichart channelled his inner innovator to solve challenges inherent in cannabis processing, GreenBroz was born. Hear how this pioneering entrepreneur took a kief tumbler and grew it into a $13 million business in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.
Talking Industrial Automation with Lindsey Parker of Panduit - Episode 43
Panduit is perpetually in a state of change, and that's a good thing, reveals Lindsey Parker, manager of business development for the Industrial Network Infrastructure Market at Panduit Corp., in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation. Case in point: The company recently merged its industrial and enterprise businesses -- and now people who are experts in both the IT and the OT space are working together day in and day out on the problems that exist between those two types of organizations.
Craig Salvalaggio of Applied Manufacturing Technologies - Episode 42
A series of strategic acquisitions, leadership hires and customer diversification fueled the growth and success of Applied Manufacturing Technologies says Craig Salvalaggio in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.
Plus, he reveals how his passion for robotics and machine vision led to his current position as COO, where he builds the business case for automation, as well as mentors up and coming industry professionals.