P.L.A.N.T.S. 2015 Growth For Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Needs - Hosted by Conestoga College & Sustento Collaborative Hub Inc.
The acronym covers off what we are trying to accomplish during this event. Stay tuned as more information will be published over the next few weeks.
P. People + Programs + Process = Productivity + Profit
L. Lessons Learned Leaders: from industry partners, mentors & others
David Perston: VP Manufacturing @ Thalmic Labs (Waterloo)
Jay Davis: COO @ Hammond Power Solutions (Guelph)
Darren Stewart: Assistant General Manager Karmax (Magna)
Toine Stolze: Director of Int. Sales & Custom Products (Dare Foods)
A. Academia & Analysis: Capstone, Research & Development, Centre for Smart Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) Catalyst Program & Bioenterprise
N. Networking the social kind: Manufacturing Innovation Network (MIN), Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) & Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC)
T. Technology: what's available & how can you leverage it. 3D Printing
S. Supply Chain: from Value Stream Mapping to Lean
Speakers (from left to right) David Perston - VP Manufacturing, Thalmic Labs, Jay Davis - COO, Hammond Power Solutions, Darren Stweart - Assistant General Manager, Karmax, and Toine Stolze - Director of International Sales & Custom Products, Dare Foods.
Those who attended the event were asked to view all the student projects on display and vote on which ones they found to be the most interesting. These projects included:
Wireless Aerial Sensory Surveillance Platform (WASSP) - Chris Brown, Mark Mahony, Nick Oudyk, Jack Morgan, and Alan Cranbury
The Virtual Factory - Mark Parsons, Alexander Farquhar, and George Michael
Motor Monitoring System - Jaskaran Singh, Ramandeep Kaur, and Mandeep Kaur Sandhu
J Stand Ladder - Scott Roman
Pressa - Luke Hambly
Wandering Aimlessly Miltirotor Solutions - Doug Calvert
MTR Systems - Joel Wind
Below are the results from the voting on the student projects.