Leoni to Showcase Latest Innovations in Automation at Third Annual Oktoberfest Networking Event

Network with the Midwest's leading automation professionals and learn about the latest in automation technology from Leoni at the Oktoberfest-style event on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

Lake Orion, MI, USA - Leoni Engineering Products & Services, Inc. (Leoni EPS) celebrates its German heritage and innovations in factory automation at the third annual Oktoberfest-style event on September 20, 2018, at its facility in Lake Orion, Michigan.

The event, held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., is open to representatives from industrial companies in North America, offering a varied selection of German food and beers. Along with demonstrations from each of the product groups at Leoni EPS – namely automation systems training, robotic cable management solutions and services, machine vision integration, and automation & drive cable solutions – guests will have the opportunity to see the latest innovations from Leoni using Deep Learning and other technologies in automation.

“Leoni bridges the gap between automation and world-class manufacturing,” said Jean-Marc Vico, General Manager of Leoni EPS. “This is what we want to show you at our annual Oktoberfest event, with the best in class technology of today and the digital technologies of the future.”

Numerous applications and technologies will be on display at the event, including Leoni’s standard cable management solution – the LSH 3 – as well as custom cable solutions designed around the needs of specialized applications. An interactive tic-tac-toe demo incorporating both collaborative robotics and machine vision technology as well as the company’s latest defect detection machine vision system utilizing Deep Learning will also be on display for guests.

In addition, Leoni will also highlight the latest updates to the B-Flex cable management system for collaborative and lightweight robotics, which has been updated for any type of small robot arm profile and diverse surfaces as well as packaging applications on bigger robots.