MEDC Smart Technology Expo

Explore a showcase of Industry 4.0 technologies shaping the manufacturing industry, including: Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Materials; Artificial Intelligence; Big Data; Cloud Computing; Cybersecurity; Modeling, Simulation, Visualization and Immersion; Robotics and the Industrial Internet of Things.

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By harnessing the power of iIoT and Industry 4.0 principles, we empower manufacturing teams to operational excellence.

Contact info:
C. Tremblay
Novi, MI 48167
Phone: 313-682-9111
Website: www.ZeroDefectManufacturing.com

Behco, Inc., is a quad-technology distributor and integrator providing motion control solutions with pneumatic, hydraulic, electro-mechanical, and collaborative robotic technologies. Full application engineering and manufacturing capabilities coupled with a ‘customer comes first’ attitude makes us the ideal partner for your motion control, fluid control and automation requirements.

Contact Info:
Mike Folster
1666 E. Lincoln Rd
Madison Heights, MI 48071
Phone: 248-606-7857
Email: mike.folster@behco.com
Website: www.behco.com

Fraunhofer USA Inc., develops and validates scientific applications and technologies for industrial innovation in the USA. Our research centers in the United States and the Fraunhofer institutes of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in Germany work together to provide the most versatile cutting-edge technologies to a global market. Fraunhofer USA offers unique transatlantic business opportunities to close the innovation gap from the lab to the real market.

Contact Info:
44792 Helm Street
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: 734-354-4333
Email: dbaxter@fraunhofer.org
Website: www.fraunhofer.org

Novastar Solutions is a HP Partner selling & servicing the HP 3D Jet Fusion 3D Printers. We provide best in class IT hardware, CAD/CAE software and IT asset lifecycle management services for engineering, product design, and simulation. Novastar’s A2LA accredited Calibration Services keeps our customer’s test instruments measuring accurately.

Contact Info:
Mary Baumgarten
32500 Plymouth Rd
Livonia, MI 48150
Phone: 7344538003
Fax: 734 5252864
Website: www.novastar.net

Soft Robotics unlocks robotic automation for large, meaningful markets and labor starved industries such as food and beverage, advanced manufacturing and e-commerce and retail. Leveraging patented material science and AI algorithms, Soft Robotics designs and builds automation solutions and soft robotic gripping systems that can grasp and manipulate items with the same dexterity of the human hand.

Contact Info:
Anthony Leo
51 Moulton St.
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Phone: 248 550 0008
Email: aleo@softroboticsinc.com
Website: www.softroboticsinc.com

Brightly is an experience design (XD) and digital transformation (DX) company that turns complex business challenges into simple, elegant software. Driven by research, design, and technology, we succeed by delivering useful and innovative products for our clients. At Brightly we focus on: Digital products, B2B & B2C e-commerce, SaaS solutions, enterprise web/mobile, innovative applications (in IoT, AR/VR, AI, machine learning), and more.

Contact Info:
Simon Weallans
1430 Monroe Ave. NW, Suite180
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Phone: 248 321 1754
Email: simon@teambrightly.com
Website: www.teambrightly.com

Liberty Center One is an enterprise class, tier 3 data center located in Royal Oak, MI. Liberty offers a full range of technology solutions, including co-located, virtual, dedicated and cloud services.

Contact Info:
Tim Ameser
4815 Delemere Ave.
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Phone: 586-689-1878
Email: tim.ameser@libertycenterone.com
Website: www.libertycenterone.com

Soothsayer Analytics builds smart algorithms and all the connecting pieces to make them work as a service. We also provide industry-leading Artificial Intelligence & Big Data advisory, architecture, and training services. Founded in 2014, Soothsayer has helped dozens of Fortune 1000 & Mid-Market companies achieve success. Our Data Scientists all have advanced degrees, a heavy background in math & programming, and cross-industry experience.

Contact Info:
Gaurav Agrawal
20361 Middlebelt Road
Livonia, MI 48152
Phone: 248-835-7005
Email: gaurav@soothsayeranalytics.com
Website: www.soothsayeranalytics.com

Marco is one of the largest technology providers in the country with over 32,000 clients throughout the Midwest and nationwide. We specialize in business IT services, copier/printer solutions and managed and cloud services. Our technology experts break down complex solutions into simple terms to position your business for success.

Contact Info:
Bree Schorr
15776 Leone Dr
Macomb, MI 48042
Phone: 877-807-7463
Email: marco@marconet.com
Website: www.marconet.com

AAT is a global technology software company with offices and representatives around the world. We develop universal metrology and automation software products that programs and works on any dimensional measuring as well as manufacturing machines. Our suite of software products are used by many machine manufacturers for new machines and also updated to existing older model machines.

Contact Info:
Benjamin Gembis
1688 Star Batt Dr
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Phone: 248-656-4930
Email: bgembis@aat3d.com
Website: www.aat3d.com

ProGlove creates wearable scanning technology for industrial applications.

Contact Info:
Adam Brown
332 S Michigan Ave
9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 505-977-0764
Email: adam.brown@proglove.de
Website: proglove.de

123Net is Michigan’s premier data center, network and voice services provider. With 4 data centers throughout Michigan. Since 1995, our organization has successfully delivered the highest quality voice, data and colocation infrastructure services to progressive clients across Michigan. Home of the Detroit Internet Exchange,123Net maintains the largest carrier hotel and peers with technology leaders such as Google, AWS and others.

Contact Info:
Ihor Diachenko
24700 Northwestern Hwy.
Suite 700
Southfield, MI 48075
Phone: 248-228-8244
Email: idiachenko@123.net
Website: https://www.123.net

Thunder Technologies is a custom Hose, Gasket, rubber sheeting, expansion joint company. Providing custom engineered solutions to an everchanging industrial landscape.

Contact Info:
Andrew Kalinowski
1618 Star Batt drive
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Phone: 248-844-4875
Email: andrew@thundertechllc.com
Fax: 248-844-5686
Website: www.thundertechllc.com

Kors Engineering is the creator of Mach2, an integration software platform that interacts with your shop floor machines and systems to provide usable, actionable information. Mach2 is a browser-based system with production scoreboards that can be customized to your unique business needs. With Mach2, machine activity can also be automatically synced with your ERP system for seamless operations throughout your business.

Contact Info:
Amanda Prater
2805 Pontiac Lake Road
Suite 2B
Waterford, MI 48328
Phone: 810-656-1762
Email: pratera@korsengineering.com
Website: www.korsengineering.com

Our mission is to empower high volume manufacturers to do their own robot integrations by lowering the hurdles presented during the integration process. Specific challenges we address with our product are: automation component standardization, controls engineering, and controls procurement.

Contact Info:
Kyle Rushing
12729 Universal Dr.
Taylor, MI 48180
Phone: 248-238-2296
Email: kyle.rushing@stackcontrols.com
Website: www.stackcontrols.com

Serving the Defense, Automotive, Transportation, Appliance and Industrial markets for over 40 years, we know metal. Years of accumulated knowledge has given Trigon Metal Products an advantage of addressing each clients’ unique and individual needs and customizing a metal solution. From project concept to conclusion, we read in between the lines of drawings and work with you to develop an individualized manufacturing strategy.

Contact Info:
Steve Gordon
12725 Inkster Road
Livonia, MI 48150
Phone: 734-262-9000
Email: sgordon@trigonmp.com
Fax: 734-513-3491
Website: www.trigonmp.com

Rexroth combines drive and control technology and unique expertise to give you the right solution. Whether it’s for Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, Factory Automation, or Renewable Energies, we provide innovative components, complete system solutions and expert services. Innovative components for electric drives and controls and linear motion and assembly technologies. It’s what we do. We move everything.

Contact Info:
Rodney Rusk
14001 S Lakes Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Phone: 248-982-8492
Email: Rodney.Rusk@boschrexroth-us.com
Website: https://www.boschrexroth.com/en/us/

OPS Solutions LLC produces Light Guide Systems (LGS), an augmented reality tool that uses projected lights and proprietary software to transform manufacturing in industries ranging from automotive and energy to medical and aerospace. Designed to eliminate hard-copy instructions, LGS simplifies the complex manual tasks found in assembly, inspection, sequencing, and training by having operators simply follow illuminated signals.

Contact Info:
Mike Koper
48443 Alpha Dr
Wixom, MI 48393
Phone: 248-374-8000
Email: mike.koper@ops-solutions.com
Website: www.lightguidesys.com

Pingree Detroit is a worker owned footwear and fashion accessories company in Detroit co-owned and employing US veterans. We manufactured the first sneakers ever made in Detroit and leverage the advantages of community scale automation including laser cutting and 3D printing with upcycling waste streams by the Detroit auto industry for materials and equipment.

Contact Info:
Jarret Schlaff
6438 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 248-622-6448
Email: jarret@pingreedetroit.com
Website: www.PingreeDetroit.com

Revere Plastics Systems, LLC is headquartered in Novi, Michigan. With over 50 years of experience in plastics and manufacturing, Revere has the leadership and insight to help meet all our clients’ needs and demands. For over the past 25 years Revere Plastics Systems has remained in the top 100 plastic injection molders with presses ranging in 25 – 1,880 tons. Capabilities include value-add plastic injection molding, assembly and testing.

Contact Info:
Doug Drummond
39555 Orchard Hill Pl
Novi, MI 48375
Phone: 419-547-6918
Email: DDrummond@rpsystems.com
Fax: 419-547-6918
Website: www.revereplasticssystems.com

Security 101-Detroit is a full-service security integrator. Specializing in CCTV, Access Control, Mass, Notification, Visitor Management, Integrated Systems, Intrusion, Sound Masking, Fiber Optic Cabling, Low Voltage, Network Hosting/Setup.

Contact Info:
Rick Thornton
7767 Ronda Dr
Canton, MI 48187
Phone: 586-215-8699
Email: rthornton@security101.com
Website: security101-detroit.com

Prosper-Tech Machine & Tool offers services for precision machining and plastic injection tooling. We are located in Macomb County in Richmond, Michigan. We currently serve the medical, automotive and government defense industries and aspire to enter aerospace as we are frequently told our capabilities in high-tolerance machining would be a good fit for this industry. We are committed to making our customers successful with their customers.

Contact Info:
Heidi Devroy
69160 Skinner Drive
Richmond, MI 48062
Phone: 586-727-8800
Email: hdevroy@prosper-tech.net
Fax: 586-727-8801
Website: prosper-tech.net

Mettle Ops is a federal, state, and private industry engineering firm that assists defense customers in zeroing in on their needs and providing the technical specialists to meet those needs. Mettle Ops forms the team to execute the task whether it is a short-term task or a long-term relationship.

Contact Info:
Katie Bigelow
3223 15 Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48310
Phone: 586-306-8962
Email: kbigelow@mettleops.com
Fax: 586-883-9584
Website: www.mettleops.com

WIT is a business analytics consulting firm with 20+ years of experience. We help our clients make better business decisions from their data, whether it’s through executive dashboards, data discovery, big data, enterprise reporting, or data in the cloud. Our clients range from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies across all major industries.

Contact Info:
Erin Adair-Guy
900 Tower Drive
Ste 325
Troy, MI 48098
Phone: 248-641-5900 X244
Email: eguy@witinc.com
Website: witinc.com

Altair’s broad portfolio of technology enables Innovation Intelligence with software like Altair SmartWorks. SmartWorks is an open-architecture Internet of Things (IoT) platform designed for asset monitoring, predictive and prescriptive maintenance, and digital twin projects, accelerating IoT deployment. With more than 2,000 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates 71 offices throughout 24 countries.

Contact Info:
Charline Hunt
1820 E Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI 48083
Phone: 248-614-2400
Email: charline.hunt@altair.com
Website: www.altairsmartworks.com

Comcast Business provides a variety of enterprise solutions for network connectivity and managed services. Our fiber-rich Ethernet services provides a secure, reliable, high-performance backbone that helps companies manage data growth, drive application performance and securely access cloud resources. Having of the largest gig speed networks in the country that is capable of delivering speeds up to 100Gpbs.

Contact Info:
Pamela Dover
41112 Concept Drive
Plymouth, MI 48180
Phone: 248-233-4537
Email: pamela_dover@cable.comcast.com
Website: buisness.comcast.com/enterprise

SurClean, an emerging manufacturing company provides laser coating removal and surface preparation machine tools based on advanced laser ablation technology. Laser is very precise, energy efficient, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly and competes with traditional methods abrasive, chemical and media blasting.

Contact Info:
Donald E. Sprentall
7974 Lochlin Drive
Suite B-1
Brighton, MI 48116
Phone: 248-791-2226
Email: slsprentall@surclean.com
Website: www.surclean.com