Misa Ilkhechi
Co-Founder/VP of Robotics  
Thursday, May 6, 2021

Keep Your Cash and Deploy Automation - WMEP Manufacturing Solutions Webinar

Recording of webinar below:

Traditionally manufacturers have had few financing options to deploy automation within their operations. Recent developments allow manufacturers to rent automation equipment, utilize Machines as a Service (MaaS), and guarantee equipment performance based on production KPIs. WMEP will explore these options with industry partners to give real-world case studies on options to bring automation into your facility.

By attending this webinar, you will walk away with having an understanding of alternative financing models for automation that keep cash on hand and guarantee performance.

Contact WMEP for an Automation Assessment to establish an Automation Action Plan for your manufacturing facility.

Featured Speakers:

Misa Ilkhechi, Co-founder and Vice President of Robotics, Formic – Misa leads sales and engineering efforts at Formic. Misa works with our customers to evaluate their operations and identify applications with the highest potential to automate. He holds a BS in Mechanical engineering from University of Illinois at Chicago and works out of our Chicago office. Prior to joining Formic, Misa has worked in a variety of sales and engineering roles for companies such as Bosch, John Deere, Ametek and Universal Robots. He has had an active role in consulting manufacturing companies on how to improve efficiency and productivity through automation.

Zac Tretow, VP of Business Development, SteamChain – Zac Tretow is the VP of Business Development at SteamChain, where he leads the sales and marketing functions at the company. He was most recently the Director of Business Development at gener8tor, a nationally ranked accelerator, where he was responsible for consulting with large corporations on their innovation programs. He has an extensive background in events and special projects.

Randy Tietz, President, CNC Solutions – Randy is the President of CNC Solutions, an automation integrator in Johnson Creek, WI. He is a C.P.A. with a background leading manufacturing groups through organizational transformations. As a CFO and COO for manufacturers on the global market, Randy was responsible for strategy decisions across all facets of business including management of sales, operations, engineering, finance, IT, HR, and safety. He has helped manufacturers manage risk through capital equipment investment and enjoys helping manufacturers increase their competitive edge through automation.