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The ASME Milwaukee Section will be holding an educational program on Saturday March 16, 2019 at MSOE in the Grohmann Tower 4th Floor Conference Room.
This is a half-day program put on by the ASME-Milwaukee Section for the benefit of ASME Members and their guests as well as any Professional Engineer.
The day will begin with registration at 7:30 am, continue with four 50 minute long presentations and lunch. Attendees will have the opportunity to leave with a certificate for 4 continuing education PDH's for the four topics offered that can be used for their Professional Engineer license renewal. If you are only able to attend one, two or three presentations, you can register for that and get PDH's for those presentations attended.
Please register online by March 11, 2019.
March Info & To Register→
This month, the ASME Milwaukee Section will tour Husco Automotive in Waukesha, WI. We will also learn about their products and how they are designed and manufactured.
Husco’s Automotive team specializes in customized electro-hydraulic and electro-mechanical components that maximize fuel efficiency, driving performance and vehicle safety in on-highway applications.
The evening at Husco will conclude with a factory tour where we will see their highly automated automotive product assembly lines and test equipment. Also, we will tour their advanced manufacturing group's machine build lab.
Registration open through February 10, 2019.
February Info & To Register→
Tom Fehring discusses his book at the event.
The Milwaukee Section of ASME co-hosted, along with the Society of Plastics Engineers, an event at Milwaukee Tool attended by nearly 100 members. After a warm welcome by Scott Anderson, Sr VP of Engineering, the night included a presentation by Tom Fehring from his new book “The Magnificent Machines of Milwaukee,” focused on the early history of Milwaukee Tool. This was followed by a presentation from Justin Ferrante, Group Manager of E-Commerce, about the innovation and strategy Milwaukee has followed over the past 50 years to achieve the growth we have seen recently.
Bryan Eskra, ASME Chair, presents a "certificate of appreciation" to Scott Anderson (left), Senior VP of engineering at Milwaukee Tool.
After the presentations, the audience broke into four groups for a tour of the facilities. Included in the tour were short presentations on Battery and Motor technology, Rapid Prototyping (RPD), Milwaukee’s Culture of innovation and obsession and Rapid Innovation Center (RIC). The RPD capabilities include SLS/SLA, EDM, rapid injection molding, as well as advanced machining centers. Over 32,000 unique parts were made by this team in 2018 to help speed design to market. In the RIC, attendees were able to see all the various machining centers and capabilities used to prototype Sawzall® blades and cutting accessories. Semi-automated test fixtures were also on display to demonstrate testing capabilities.
This well attended event was a great way to start 2019. We hope to see everyone at future events this winter and spring.