Thursday, April 12, 2012, 8:00 a.m. – noon

 National Center for Aviation Training / Admission: FREE with RSVP

Come and learn from industry experts about the productivity and cost efficiences of incorporating automation into your operations.

Presentations * Exhibits * Networking

Meet a small manufacturer who has found success adding automation to his operation:

Drew Greenblatt, is the President of Marlin Steel Wire Products which is a Baltimore-based manufacturer of engineered wire baskets and wire forms for medical, aerospace and industrial applications.

In addition to serving as the company’s president, Greenblatt is on the Executive Board of the National Association of Manufacturers and was recently appointed by Governor O’Malley to the newly-created Governor’s International Business Advisory Board. He is a frequent guest on Fox Business News and has been featured in articles in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Fortune. He has been able to grow his small business with automation and has grown quality jobs in the process.

These and many other questions to be addressed:

• What are the benefits of automation?

• When does it make sense to add automation?

• Are there examples of small – mid-sized companies who benefit from automation?

• What type of local training is available?

• Are there resources available to help me add equipment and train employees?

PLEASE RSVP BY APRIL 10, 2012 to or via Beth Shelton at 316.268.1133.

This event is part of National Robotics Week.