57 episodes

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.

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    • 4.7 • 22 Ratings

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.

    Luke Stephenson and Josh Riley of Enterprise Automation -- Episode 57

    Luke Stephenson and Josh Riley of Enterprise Automation -- Episode 57

    You don't often think of unicorns when it comes to industrial automation, but Enterprise Automation just might change that. With two top-tier, invitation-only certification partnerships -- Aveva and Schneider Electric -- EA is the only integrator in the world that has earned this unique,

    In this bonus episode, EA's Principal Joshua Riley and Business Manager Luke Stephenson recount their origin story as well as what they forecast for the next 24 months.

    This episode is sponsored by Aveva.

    • 34 min
    David Musto of Thermo Systems -- Episode 56

    David Musto of Thermo Systems -- Episode 56

    After starting Thermo Systems in New Jersey in 1998, CEO and President David Musto and his co-founder Gregory Smith have grown the full-service control systems integration firm into a team of 180 plus engineers and controls professionals based in more than 16 locations globally. 

    In this episode of Talking Industrial Automation, he shares his growth story -- as well as his philosophies about customer service, team building and keeping the talent pipeline flowing.

    • 23 min
    CPA Uses Engineering Background to Help SI Businesses

    CPA Uses Engineering Background to Help SI Businesses

    Digital transformation is not just happening on the plant floor. All areas of a business are getting a digital makeover. Bryan Powrozek of Clayton & McKervey reveals some of the ways the back office can achieve efficiencies -- and even increase revenues -- in this episode .

    Plus, you'll hear how, after 12 years in the auto industry doing product development and systems engineering for a supplier and then in 2011, he changed careers, and is now a manager in the firm's system integrators practice.

    • 33 min
    Barry Anderson of Latsa -- Episode 54

    Barry Anderson of Latsa -- Episode 54

    Former SI and seasoned estimation pro Barry Anderson of Latsa Consulting offers his tips for winning the right business in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.

    Plus, he reveals why he thinks the future of automation is so bright.

    • 24 min
    Pat Miller of Engineered Energy Solutions -- Episode 53

    Pat Miller of Engineered Energy Solutions -- Episode 53

    With decades of experience under his belt, Chair and Founder of Engineered Energy Solutions Pat Miller is once again re-iterating his business to meet the challenges of the current work environment.

    In addition, Pat reveals how his lifelong passion for energy efficiency has fueled his business model and come full circle, as organizations are re-thinking how they can meet the demands of a changing climate in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation. 

    • 41 min
    Kirk Byles of Freewave Technologies -- Episode 52

    Kirk Byles of Freewave Technologies -- Episode 52

    First-time CEO Kirk Byles reveals how he overhauled a 25-year-old company -- Freewave Technologies -- to meet the demands of the future in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.

    Plus, he candidly recounts the bumps along the way, lessons learned and why he is optimistic about the future of industrial automation.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

jws311 ,

Perfect

Industry-specific and very relevant, love it.

JCmpbll ,

Worthwhile for anyone involved in Industrial Automation

I’ve enjoyed listening to these podcasts and gaining insights from leaders in CSIA and experts in the industrial automation industry. A great way to spend you time while driving to a clients site.

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