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.
Jim Mansfield of Matrix Technologies -- Episode 51
For more than 30 years, Senior Manager Jim Mansfield of Matrix Technologies Inc. has led manufacturing and operational transformation teams within the food and beverage, discrete manufacturing, metals and mining and consumer products industries.
In this episode of Talking Industrial Automation, Jim reveals how he draws on his decades of experience to helps clients navigate the operational excellence journey by enabling the connected plant and enterprise.
Steve Pavlosky of GE Digital -- Episode 50
Delving into more than 30 years in the industry, GE Digital's Steve Pavlosky discusses how GE Digital creates value from data across a wide variety of industries in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.
Plus, he offers his advice on the historians vs relational databases -- and how to future proof your business.
Tim Finerty of Clayton & McKervey -- Episode 49
With so much that happened in 2020 that impacted businesses like the CARES Act and Paycheck Protection Program, it's more important than ever for business owners to understand the implications and obligations as they approach year end.
In this episode of Talking Industrial Automation, Tim Finerty, a shareholder with Clayton and McKervey, offers his best advice for the industrial automation sector as they work with their financial team to close out 2020.
Note: This episode was recorded Dec. 10, 2020.
Ken Mroz of CIMON Automation -- Episode 48
Building on the success in Asia and Europe, CIMON Automation is making a play to penetrate the North American and Latin American markets.
Leading the charge is Ken Mroz, national business development manager. He explains how his years of industrial distribution and system integration solutions sales experience are up to the challenge in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.
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.