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Cyber Attacks – Hershey Risk Assessment Webinar Series

September 15, 2021

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, from 9-9:30 AM., join AIAM at Hershey Insurance Agency’s Cyber Attack risk assessment webinar series! In this 20-minute online session, Don White and Betsy Sinutko will discuss Cyber Liability Risks and how proper insurance coverage can protect your business. For more information and to join, click here!

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AIAM Member ThermoAnalytics Joins Connect with KB Podcast

September 15, 2021

ThermoAnalytics, an AIAM member, is an employee-owned firm based in Michigan’s picturesque Upper Peninsula. They are a leading provider of software for thermal, fluid-flow, and infrared modeling software. ThermoAnalytics tools and services assist engineers in organizations around the world in optimizing product concepts early in the design process, allowing them to improve product quality while lowering product development time and cost. This program can be found in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, architectural, electronics, environmental, manufacturing, and defense. In this episode, Kristin connects with Craig Makens, VP of

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Member News | Morell Group

September 14, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️:  At The Battery Show in Novi, Michigan, Morrell Group will demonstrate its unique Battery Cycling DC Testing Solution for electric vehicle battery manufacturing. From September 14-16, Morrell Group’s technologies will be on display at Booth 2116. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in the cutting-edge technology that powers this future-proof design for evolving end-of-line testing requirements. “Our Battery Cycling DC Testing Solution surpasses the competition, and it is built on current hardware that is maintained internationally by the huge Bosch Rexroth network.” To read more about

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HRU Technical Resources Talent Highlight Week of 9.6.21

September 7, 2021

AIAM has teamed up with our member company HRU Technical Resources in order to bring industry talent directly to our member companies who may be looking to hire for a specific role. The highlight will be updated on a bi-weekly basis and published here on the AIAM Website for members only. Please login with your AIAM member credentials to view and download the latest list of candidates from HRU Technical Resources. Download HRU Tech Talent Highlight

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A Message from Tony: September 2021

September 7, 2021

Hello, AIAM Business Community, After an unprecedented drop, air travel is experiencing a steady rebound. For nearly five decades air travel has doubled every 15 years, despite major global economic factors including the oil crisis of the 1970s, the Gulf War, 9/11, SARS, and the global economic crisis in 2008. At AIAM, we’re not only predicting a comeback but an overall expansion of the industry when advanced air mobility and the commercialization of space are considered. Air travel in the United States is on pace to reach pre-pandemic levels soon.

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Member News | Rockwell Automation

September 7, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️:  Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, announced the completion of its acquisition of Plex Systems, the leading cloud-native smart manufacturing platform. “Rockwell’s industrial and digital transformation leadership along with its geographic and industry scale make it the ideal home for the entire Plex Systems community of customers, partners, and employees,” said Bill Berutti, CEO of Plex Systems. “We are eager to integrate our Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform with Rockwell’s FactoryTalk suite to deliver on our commitment to

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Member News | Eaton Aerospace

September 3, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️:  Eaton (NYSE:ETN) announced the appointment of Christina Bosserd as senior vice president, internal audit, starting October 1. She succeeds Jack Matejka, who will retire on September 30 as senior vice president, Internal Audit. Bosserd will report to Eaton’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, Tom Okray, and will be a member of the company’s senior leadership team. “I am pleased that Christina has agreed to take on this important role in the company,” said Tom Okray, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Eaton. “I’ve been

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Member News | Weldaloy Specialty Forgings

September 1, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️:  Dr. Ramachandra Canumalla has been designated Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Weldaloy Specialty Forgings. Weldaloy is a global leader in aerospace forgings, supplying essential forgings for government, private space, and aviation programs. Dr. Canumalla, also known as “Dr. Ram,” has over 36 years of expertise in the field of metallurgical engineering and has authored over 90 academic articles and research reports. He is a world-renowned metallurgist in the aerospace sector and was named Metallurgist of the Year in 1997 by India’s Ministry of Steel and

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Member News | Fifth Third Bank

August 27, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️:  At the Seventh-Annual Michigan Energy Summit on Aug. 12, the Michigan Battle of the Buildings presented Fifth Third Bank with the Energy Opportunist Award. The award acknowledged the outcomes obtained from a major energy reduction project at the Bank’s Corporate Service Center campus throughout the pandemic. “When faced with a crisis, the competitors of Michigan Battle of the Buildings were quick to adapt to a changing world,” said Cheri Holman, Executive Director of USGBC West Michigan. “The energy strategies of this year’s awardees are ingenious and emulate

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Member News | Rockwell Automation

August 24, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️:  Dave Vasko, director of advanced technology at Rockwell Automation, appeared on the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation’s Innovation Files podcast to discuss the latest trends in industrial automation, including artificial intelligence and virtual reality, as well as how policymakers can boost manufacturing productivity and ensure the United States remains competitive. “From bottle manufacturing to machine repair, automation has made just about every industry more efficient and adaptive to consumer demands. But despite its omnipresence, policymakers have failed to fully understand what drives industrial automation and why it

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