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Futura Automation Adds Regional Manager for Southern California
Futura Automation, LLC Posted 02/19/2018
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Futura Automation LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. George Wilken to its management team. Mr. Wilken is a resident of Riverside, CA and has 20+ years experience in industrial machining and tool management most recently with Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings (formerly Alcoa).
Mr. Wilken will be responsible for the Futura Automation product lines represented in Southern California: Air Turbine Tools, Applied Motion Products, Applied Robotics, Carter Enterprises, Flexomation, Joulin, Robot System Products, Rohm Products, Sicron, Technology Brewing, Toshiba Machine (TM) Robotics, Visumatic and Weintek. Weintek offers the capability to monitor machine controllers, including CNC, and translate existing data into predictive maintenance algorithms or PDA notifications alongside or through the CMMS systems. With the addition of Mr. Wilken, Futura Automation will be able to support Southern California aerospace, automotive, medical and general manufacturing customers for machine tool maintenance, packaging automation and robotic handling cells. Futura Automation is also partnered with Manufacturing Asset Solutions for their software services: CMMS and ToolTrax.
Futura Automation, based in Scottsdale, AZ, is a Manufacturer Rep agency and value-added solutions provider focused on “Industry 4.0” and the automation needs of advanced manufacturing, end-of-line packaging and robotics customers and system integrators. The team at Futura Automation all have 20+ years’ experience in industrial automation and systems and now machine tooling expertise with the addition of Mr. Wilken. With offices in Arizona, North Carolina and now Southern California, Futura is well positioned in the highest growth markets in North America.
“Futura Automation covers most of the needs of robot and automation customers with our expertise and the breadth and depth of our product and service offerings. We provide competitive solutions to tough manufacturing problems”, says President Brian McMorris. “George Wilken is a great addition to our team so that we can provide senior level machining, robot and tooling expertise and bring “Industry 4.0” benefits to more clients in North America.”