AKRON—Don Heelis, Cimcorp Automation Ltd. sales manager, will speak at the International Tire Exhibition & Conference, held Sept. 11-13 in Akron at the John S. Knight Center.
Heelis will present "Latest Trends in Automation: How to Improve Productivity in Tire Manufacturing," Sept. 13 at 9 a.m., according to a Cimcorp news release.
The presentation will cover tire manufacturing trends, challenges and solutions, and discuss the future of automation, including the impact of Industry 4.0, Cimcorp said.
Cimcorp also will be exhibiting its "dream factory" solution for tire manufacturers at Booth 517. The system uses gantry robot technology and software to enable tire plants to run at full production capacity, Cimcorp said.