ROSEMONT, IL—The 9th annual ASSEMBLY Show (Oct. 26-28) here will feature a special workshop focused on electric vehicle manufacturing. “Electric Vehicle Assembly: Challenges & Opportunities,” on Oct. 26, will discuss the important role that assembly tools and techniques play in the mass-production of EV batteries, motor and other components.
Panelists will include Thomas Parker, automotive market sales manager at Inficon Inc., who will discuss Battery Leak Testing; Neil Dueweke, vice president, FANUC America Corp., who will discuss How Robots Are Helping the EV Market Grow at a Rapid Pace; and Tim Frech, senior engineer at EWI, who will talk about Connecting Batteries and Cells to Tabs and Busbars with Pulsed Arc Welding.
Additional workshops later in the day will cover “Fastening & Joining: New & Alternative Methods” and “Robotics Assembly: Beyond the Basics.”
Sudhanshu Gaur, chief architect for smart manufacturing at Hitachi Astemo, will deliver a keynote speech on Oct. 27. The event will also include the presentation of the 18th annual Assembly Plant of the Year award.
The 9th Annual ASSEMBLY Show will bring together thousands of industry professionals with hundreds of exhibiting companies providing manufacturing engineers and managers the opportunity to uncover new resources, experience equipment hands-on, evaluate the latest technologies and products, and connect face-to-face with industry experts. Attendees will have access to an expansive exhibit hall, providing the perfect opportunity to meet with exhibitors.
Registration is now open for the EV workshop and for the entire event. For more information, click here.