Improving Packaging Efficiency Through Advanced Line Performance Management
Date: November 16, 2016 | Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT | Register HERE
The food and beverage industry is undergoing a transformation—from changing consumer tastes to budget constraints to new regulations, it’s changing the way products are being manufactured and delivered.
How can you optimize your operations to take advantage of these new opportunities? Attend this webinar and find out.
Here are the topics that we will discuss:
- Addressing the areas of waste within your operations that are prime for improvement
- Making your packaging equipment work smarter, not harder
- Gaining insights into your process for better analysis to support Continuous Improvement activities
- Proof points and takeaways
About the speakers:
Maryanne Steidinger, Director, Industry Solutions Marketing, Schneider Electric Software LLC
Maryanne has been with Schneider Electric Software (legacy Invensys) since October 2008. She started with the MES group as a Marketing Programs Manager, was Marketing Director of the Operations, Asset and Information Management business and is now Director of Industry Solutions Marketing, a “startup” group within Schneider Electric Software.
Maryanne’s background includes over 25 years in industrial automation, working for leading automation providers in sales, MES Marketing and Partner/Alliance Management, and leadership positions in marketing, business development and partner management. A native Californian, Maryanne received her BA and MA degrees respectively in Psychology and Marketing Management from Sonoma State University. She is a past chair and Americas Board member of MESA International.
Mike Grasley, P.Eng, VP, Technology & Marketing, Callisto Integration
Michael Grasley joined Callisto Integration in 1991 and has held technical and management positions in the Controls Engineering, MES and Consulting groups prior to taking on his current role of VP, Technology & Marketing. In this role Mike has overall responsibility for developing high-value solutions leveraging partner tools to address current and future need in Callisto’s customer's verticals. The team works with clients and internal Callisto teams in areas such as best practices for manufacturing information and automation systems, integration of plant floor systems with corporate systems, adaptation of new technologies into current processes, and the development of long-term manufacturing information system plans.
Michael has served on the board of MESA, is active with the ISA-95/MESA working group, and has made numerous presentations at industry conferences. His specialties include Manufacturing operations consulting, manufacturing intelligence, real-time performance management, ERP to shop-floor integration, MES, SCADA and control systems. 25+ years’ experience delivering manufacturing IT solutions to the Food & Beverage and CPG sectors.