Cincinnati, OH- May 17, 2016 – Dave Wickelhaus, senior machining systems engineer at Techsolve, was recognized as a manufacturing visionary in the May issue of Smart Manufacturing magazine. The magazine introduced 30 visionaries who are merging the cyber and physical worlds in manufacturing.
“The first issue of Smart Manufacturing is really a celebration of many of those in manufacturing who have had the foresight to develop and adopt cutting-edge digital technologies and drive manufacturing into a new era of competitiveness,” said Sarah A. Webster, editor in chief of Advanced Manufacturing Media. “These leaders are helping to make U.S. manufacturing more competitive every day.”
“I am honored to be recognized as a manufacturing visionary,” said Wickelhaus. “I have to say that while I was the one recognized, it was the result of the work by the VizProducts® team, along with the support of everyone at TechSolve to promote MTConnect® and monitor the machine shop floor that really deserves the credit.
Wickelhaus was the software developer behind MiniViz®. MiniViz® is one of Techsolve’s Windows-based desktop monitoring and data gathering solution specifically designed to meet the needs of small manufacturers who are just entering the world of remote equipment monitoring. This solution allows small manufacturers to participate in smart manufacturing techniques as the real manufacturing world has begun converging with the digital manufacturing. MiniViz® leverages the MTConnect® standard’s ability to collect information from a machine tool independent of the make or model of the machine tool. MiniViz® provides a simple Dashboard displaying the status and productivity of the machine as well as the ability for the manufacturer to download the data for additional analysis. If you would like more information on MiniViz® please visit http://miniviz.org.