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Thoughts and conversations on manufacturing technology, leadership, innovation, and personal development.

Dec 18, 2007

Gary discusses the Make2Pack committee meeting, Rockwell/Dassault collaboration for digital factory, programming and time to market for OEMs.


Dec 6, 2007

Gary discusses the OMAC Symposium, standards, Honeywell's equipment health monitor, NI's move to OEM volume products, The Long Tail and why you should blog.


Nov 19, 2007

Gary interviews Jeff Becker of Honeywell Process Solutions about wireless technologies for industrial use including wireless sensor networks, WiFi, wireless for control and an update on the ISA SP100 committee.


Nov 5, 2007

Gary interviews Dave Bauman, Technical Director of OMAC. Dave reviews the OMAC presence at Pack Expo and explains what is happening with the organization's first annual Symposium to be held in the Seattle area Nov. 28-29. A tour of the Boeing 787 assembly facility is included in the conference. Discussion will center...


Oct 12, 2007

It's all about Ethernet. Gary talks with Paul Wacker, product manager for industrial communications at Advantech Corp. Topics include managed versus unmanaged switches, when to use IGMP snooping with EtherNet/IP and other protocols, the value of virtual LANs and some tips on network security.