Protecting brands with instrumentation and controls

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Topic: Protecting brands with instrumentation and controls

Whether you know it or not, many of the products we use in our daily lives are under constant attack. Unscrupulous counterfeiters and corrupt middlemen are making it increasingly difficult for brand owners to ensure that genuine products are delivered to the intended customers through a legitimate supply chain. Come learn how leading manufacturers are recognizing the value of Track and Trace technology to prevent theft , manage inventory, facilitate recalls, and identify counterfeit goods. See the role that automation and control systems play in protecting both people and brands in today’s global market.

May Speaker:David Bauer, Mid-Atlantic DSM at Cognex Corporation.

David has spent the last 20 years helping clients in the mid-Atlantic implement control and automation solutions spanning from discrete machine controls to plant wide supervisory and data acquisition systems. In his current role at Cognex, he manages a team of Engineers tasked with using image based inspection systems to maximize product quality, track work in process, and improve supply chain visibility. David brings expertise in the technologies of optical character recognition and auto-identification that leading manufacturers are using to combat counterfeit goods and supply chain diversion. David’s educational background includes B.S in Engineering Science with a Minor in Engineering Mechanics from the Pennsylvania State University.

The deadline for submitting applications for the section’s $1000 scholarship has been extended to May 12. Visit the Scholarship tab of this website for criteria and details. We will be presenting this $1000 scholarship award for 2014 at this meeting. The section’s golf outing generates scholarship funds.


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Attendees will receive a certificate for
PDH (Personal Development Hours) credits.

DATE and TIME: Wednesday May 21, 2014: Open 5:15 PM – Meal by Sophisticated Affairs at 5:30 PM ($12.50); Meeting starts at 6:30 PM – Speaker’s presentation 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM – Vendor displays & socialize before & after talk.

LOCATION: Rumsey Electric Automation Solutions —
15 Colwell Lane, Conshohocken, Pa 19428 Phone: (610) 832-9000 Fax: (610) 941-8181

DIRECTIONS:Google directions from your location or see printable flyer with maps (link above).

MEAL COST: $12.50, payable online or at the door via cash or credit card. Please contact Sue DiPaolo by Monday, May 19 or by E-mail: [REGISTER], or by phone: 610-238-1067.

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