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Episode 68 – The Intersection of IoT and Manufacturing: Insights from FABTECH 2023


with Fabtech 2023

November 9, 2023

26 minutes

In the 68th episode of IoT Podcast: Over the Air, Ryan Prosser, CEO of Very, and co-host Ben Wald, Founder of Very, visit FABTECH 2023, interviewing various executives about their IoT journeys and experiences in the manufacturing industry.

The first interview is with Kalyna Spooner from VKS. VKS is a web-based application that provides shop floor operators with a visual step-by-step process for manufacturing. They are at FABTECH to get their name out there and build relationships with existing customers. 

Next, Ryan interviews Andy Ritchie from Centerline. Centerline is a family-owned manufacturer of welding equipment. They have internet-enabled their equipment to provide process analytics to their customers. They are at FABTECH to showcase their new product, CenterPoint, which uses IoT and predictive analytics to reduce downtime and improve throughput. 

Jim Fields from Techni Waterjet is the next interview. Techni Waterjet specializes in integrating modern technology into its systems. They are at FABTECH to showcase their servo pump technology and their new app, Tech Connect, which allows customers to monitor and track their machines remotely.

The last guest is Chris Jarred from Remote 360. Remote 360 is a web-based application for monitoring and tracking laser and EDM equipment. They are at FABTECH to showcase their new products and services, including their app that allows customers to access machine information from anywhere in the world.

The conversations highlight the challenges and advancements in IoT technology in the manufacturing industry, as well as the benefits it brings to companies in terms of efficiency, productivity, and predictive maintenance. 

To learn more about FABTECH 2023, tune in to the 68th episode of IoT Podcast: Over the Air.

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Hosted by: Ryan Prosser

CEO at Very

As Very's CEO, Ryan collaborates daily with product, sales, and marketing to deliver the IoT solutions our clients look for. He is also a champion for our culture, fostering transparency and efficiency across our distributed team.