Zoller to host 2024 Open House and Technology Days

June 03, 2024 - 07:30am
Alexander Zoller

Explore integrated solutions that make manufacturing more efficient at Zoller Inc.'s 2024 Open House and Technology Days.

This two-day event June 12 and 13, 2024, at the company's North American headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan, will highlight real customers who have leveraged Zoller technology to optimize their manufacturing processes and boost profits.

"At Zoller, everything revolves around the customer," said Zoller Inc. president Alexander Zoller (pictured above). "From our product development and sales process to our service model, we prioritize customer experience at every level. Events like our Open House and Technology Days celebrate the success companies achieve with Zoller and showcase how attainable those results are for shops of every size."

Guest speakers include Tom Bassett II, owner of ProCam Services LLC in Zeeland, Michigan. Bassett will share how incorporating the Zoller »smile 420« tool presetter into the machine shop's workflow generated an additional $1 million in sales over two years. Daniel Skwierczynski, manufacturing engineer at ERA Industries, will speak on why partnering with Zoller improved production efficiency for the contract manufacturer in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.

Experts with AMS/Janus Engineering Americas, GKN Aerospace and Powell Tool Supply Inc. will also hold breakout sessions on their collaborations with Zoller.

On both days, Zoller's team of specialists will discuss trends, challenges and opportunities facing today's manufacturers. A key focus, reflected in the event's theme of Integrate. Success., will be on the importance of connecting every step of the manufacturing process, from CAM to final part, along the journey to digitization.

Topics on the first day include best practices for implementing Industry 4.0 solutions, why tool management is vital for digital manufacturing and how to engage the future workforce through mentoring, apprenticeships and corporate partnerships.

The second day will dive into process improvements in inspection with topics such as parametric programming, a new OPC UA grinding interface, measurement result service, centralizing grinding wheel preparation and management, maintaining balance in grinding operations and Zoller's »caz« virtual measuring machine.

Demos of Zoller technology ranging from the company's line of presetters to advanced automation solutions like the »roboBox« cell and »coraLogistic« system will be presented throughout the event.

Ample time for networking is built into each day. Attendees are welcome to enjoy refreshments and lunch during the day and happy hour, live music and barbecue in the evening. Those who attend will also be eligible to win door prizes and can take advantage of exclusive, event-only discounts.

To learn more about the 2024 Open House & Technology Days and register, visit solutions.zoller.info/en/open-house-2024.

Related Glossary Terms

  • arbor


    Shaft used for rotary support in machining applications. In grinding, the spindle for mounting the wheel; in milling and other cutting operations, the shaft for mounting the cutter.

  • computer-aided manufacturing ( CAM)

    computer-aided manufacturing ( CAM)

    Use of computers to control machining and manufacturing processes.

  • grinding


    Machining operation in which material is removed from the workpiece by a powered abrasive wheel, stone, belt, paste, sheet, compound, slurry, etc. Takes various forms: surface grinding (creates flat and/or squared surfaces); cylindrical grinding (for external cylindrical and tapered shapes, fillets, undercuts, etc.); centerless grinding; chamfering; thread and form grinding; tool and cutter grinding; offhand grinding; lapping and polishing (grinding with extremely fine grits to create ultrasmooth surfaces); honing; and disc grinding.

  • grinding wheel

    grinding wheel

    Wheel formed from abrasive material mixed in a suitable matrix. Takes a variety of shapes but falls into two basic categories: one that cuts on its periphery, as in reciprocating grinding, and one that cuts on its side or face, as in tool and cutter grinding.


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