There’s nothing quite like an automotive stamping plant. Massive presses every few seconds thump sheets of metal into body panels and other parts. You can feel the vibration constantly while you’re on the factory floor. This is Daniel Tunis’ world. His title is professional maintenance pillar lead. He works at FCA US LLC’s Warren, MI stamping plant. “My main focus is Read More
Now Open: 2018 30 Under 30 Nominations
In our sixth annual 30 Under 30 issue, Advanced Manufacturing Media will recognize 30 individuals under the age of 30 who have the potential to lead our industry into the future.
Do you know a young person deserving of this award? Fill out the nomination form at the link below by Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in order for your candidate to be considered.
Before graduating from Sam Houston State University, Andres Valdez hadn’t thought of a career in manufacturing. A business major in management information systems, Valdez started out in manufacturing working for Global Shop Solutions (The Woodlands, TX), a developer of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, where he currently is a service consultant helping customers Read More
Madeline McCloughan always knew she wanted to pursue a career involving math, but it wasn’t until college that she discovered a love for engineering. “I think math is awesome because there’s always a right answer,” she says. “Once I was able to get into some electives, I thought it was cool how engineering is a very process-oriented mindset, much like math.” The Read More
“Fabian has a passion and drive for 3D printing like no other student I have encountered,” says Frank Holthouse, Fabian’s teacher at East Leyden, who nominated Fabian for 30 Under 30. It’s easy to see why. As a student in East Leyden’s Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Introduction to Engineering course, Fabian wasn’t satisfied with just completing his schoolwork. On top of Read More
For Andrew Siwicki of ABB Inc., robotics wasn’t always the goal. Growing up in rural Illinois, he was more interested in the wind farms that dotted the landscape. When he was applying to college, his focus was on the future of alternative energy. “I was expecting renewable technologies to be bigger than they are now,” he explains. It wasn’t until he came across the Read More
There are three things you should know about Joseph Prosnitz that explain how his project Up-Ride, the bicycle-to-elliptical conversion kit, came into existence. The first is that he volunteers at The Recyclery, a Chicago nonprofit that operates as an educational bike shop. Second, he does long-distance triathlons and is an avid cyclist and runner. And lastly, he has ankylosing Read More