As equipment complexity increases, and the average tenure of operators and maintenance technicians decreases, maintaining your operational uptime can be difficult. That is why leveraging the capabilities of your suppliers is so important. Equipment suppliers have skills, tools and expertise that is not readily available to many small and mid-sized processors – and tapping into these capabilities is surprisingly easy. With the advent of augmented reality support, IoT solutions and remote diagnostics, this support can be even more direct and focused than in the past. Your suppliers are changing as market demands drive them to optimize their support – tune in to find out how you can ride this wave to enhance your own operations.
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Presenter: Brian Dowler is the Vice President of Aftermarket Services for Conair Group, Cranberry Township, PA, the leading supplier of auxiliary equipment for the plastics processing industry. In this role, Brian is responsible for three primary functions; Service, Parts, and Project Management. Before coming to Conair in 2014, Brian served in a variety of management roles in Sales, Service, Product Development, Research and Engineering for companies such as Graham Engineering, Eastman Chemical Company, Bayer, and General Electric. Brian earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering at West Virginia University.