L. Brooks Patterson to Deliver Keynote at Emerging Automation Event
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Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Inc.
219 Kay Industrial Dr.
Orion, MI, 48359
Press release date: September 5, 2007
Founder of Automation Alley to Address Advanced Automation's Role in Regional Expansion of High Tech Employment
Orion, Michigan - September 5, 2007, - Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. (AMT), a leading supplier of factory automation design, engineering and process consulting services today announced that L. Brooks Patterson CEO of Oakland County Michigan will deliver the keynote speech at its second annual Emerging Automation event to be held at AMT's corporate offices in Orion, Michigan, September 12th, 2007. Mr. Patterson will address the topic of advanced automation's role in growing the area's high tech employment opportunities at 10am. The event will feature emerging automation application demonstrations using products from leading manufacturers including ABB, Cognex, Fanuc, Kawasaki, KUKA Robotics, Motoman, Perceptron, Shafi, Welding Solutions Inc. and more.
"We are delighted Mr. Patterson has agreed to share his expertise and insight with our event attendees as we share his commitment to the advancement of automation as a means of growing high tech manufacturing and employment both regionally and nationwide," said Mike Jacobs, chief executive officer of Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. "Attendees to our Emerging Automation event will come away with a better understanding of the latest advancements in automation and its benefits to manufacturers and economic growth."
At the event the company will demonstrate multiple advanced robotic applications including bin picking, flexible racking, assembly, flexible gauging, palletizing, part tending, spot welding and pick & place. The event will take place September 12th from 9am- 5pm at the company's corporate headquarters at 219 Kay Industrial Drive in Orion, Michigan. Attendees can register online at http://appliedmfg.com/openhouse_signup.asp or by calling 248-409-2000.
L. Brooks Patterson is the chief executive officer of Oakland County Michigan one of America's wealthiest and most successful counties. Mr. Patterson oversees a workforce of 4,400 employees and controls an annual budget of more than a half billion dollars. He is the founder of Automation Alley an organization designed to attract businesses and high-tech professionals to Oakland County, an initiative that has since expanded to include Southeast Michigan. The creator of Oakland Counties Emerging Sectors and Wireless Oakland, Mr. Patterson also founded the Rainbow Connection (1980) a charity that grants wishes to children with life threatening illnesses. Patterson attended the University of Detroit and the University of Detroit Law School, where he received his Juris Doctorate in 1967.
Founded in 1989, Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. (AMT) is a leading supplier of complete consulting and engineering services, offering single-source engineering solutions to the automation and manufacturing industries. The company's service offerings range from design and simulation to programming, installation and support of industrial automation solutions. The company's technical and industry expertise in automation for the automotive, aerospace, building materials, consumer products, food, heavy equipment, machinery, medical, and truck industries offers its customers the highest quality professional service available in the industrial arena. For more information contact Applied Manufacturing Technologies at 248-409-2000, or online at www.appliedmfg.com.