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Episode 466: How to Transform Your Manufacturing to Smart Manufacturing

Augmented reality in engineering. Construction of robots.

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Bill Berutti, CEO of Plex, a software platform for smart manufacturing, discusses why manufacturers needs to transform their production from 20th Century methods to 21st Century Smart Manufacturing systems.

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MEET YOUR HOST

Lewis Weiss

Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.


Tim Grady

Mr. Tim Grady is an Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.


SPECIAL GUEST

Bill Berutti

Bill Berutti has been Plex’s CEO since 2018. Under his leadership, Plex has achieved double-digit growth each year providing software for hundreds of customers across thousands of factories around the globe. Prior to joining Plex, Berutti served as the president of cloud and enterprise solutions at multi-cloud management firm BMC Software, overseeing the company’s division with revenues more than $1 billion. Prior to BMC, he spent 17 years at PTC delivering solutions to manufacturers. He was PTC’s executive vice president and general manager of service lifecycle management (SLM) where he was responsible for the company’s fastest growing business unit.

Berutti holds a bachelor’s in business administration from Miami University and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Finance for Senior Executives program. He is currently a board member of both product cost software company aPriori and data center hardware maintenance company Park Place Technologies.

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