MAY 2019 SECTION MEETING

Global E-Commerce: How Advanced Material Handling Systems are Changing Our World

DATE: Thursday May 23, 2019
PLACE: Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (directions below)
TIME: 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social Time
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Dinner
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Presentation
COST: Dinner $15- $20, See information in Reservations (Updated)
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Reservations close at 11:59 PM on May19th, 2019

ABOUT THE MEETING:
Each year, e-commerce continues to improve on its already impressive retail sales market share. As brick and mortar stores like Sears and Toys’R’Us file bankruptcy, Amazon and Walmart are growing profits. People want their products faster, cheaper, and with more convenience. Have you ever wondered how Amazon is able to promise 2 day or faster delivery? The key factor driving this capability is automation. To ramp up output, ensure accuracy, and limit downtime, the systems that make this possible are comprised of an increasingly diverse and sophisticated array of electrical devices and control technologies that will be explained and explored.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Rylan C. Maynard received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA, in 2016. He is currently Continue reading