Manufacturing in America 2018

Patti Engineering to Exhibit at Manufacturing in America in Detroit, Sharing Siemens Integration Expertise March 14-15, 2018

Resource Type: Press Releases | March 6, 2018

The 2018 Manufacturing in America event is co-hosted by Siemens and Electro-Matic Products and features technical seminars and exhibits focused on emerging automation, controls, drive technologies and product lifecycle management (PLM).

 Auburn Hills, MI March 6, 2018 Patti Engineering, Inc., a leading control system integration company based in Auburn Hills, MI with offices in Texas and Indiana, today announced its participation in Manufacturing in America 2018, hosted by Siemens and Electro-Matic Products.  The event will take place March 14-15, 2018 at Ford Field in Detroit.  Patti Engineering will be exhibiting for the 9th consecutive year and will present two technical seminars for conference attendees.

The Manufacturing in America (MiA) conference brings together executives, engineers and enthusiasts from the manufacturing community to network, learn about the newest technologies, and share best practices.  MiA is held annually in Detroit, which has the second largest concentration of engineers in the country.

Patti Engineering’s interactive exhibit will feature MindSphere, the Internet of Things (IoT) platform from Siemens.  Patti Engineering is the first Hybrid Operational Technology (OT) Partner for MindSphere in the US.  The exhibit will be located both on the field and at their booth on the concourse.

For the second year, the MiA presents The Summit, exploring how digitalization is shaping the future of manufacturing.  The Summit will feature thought-provoking presentations and discussions with leading U.S. manufacturing industry experts. Including a keynote presentation by one of the country’s most informed and respected economists, Dr. Alan Beaulieu, principal at ITR Economics.

In addition to The Summit, the MiA offers over 100 focused educational seminars, 50 hands-on product demonstrations, and networking opportunities.  On Thursday, March 15th, the networking area will display the opening games for the NCAA tournament.  The event is attended by over 2,600 professionals from over 800 companies.

“The Manufacturing in America event is a highlight on our annual calendar,” said Sam Hoff, founder and CEO of Patti Engineering. “As it has grown over the years, it is accelerating the adoption of new technology and best practices in our region. We appreciate the partnership with Siemens and Electro-Matic to bring our interactive, IoT-focused display to attendees this year.”

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About Patti Engineering, Inc. 
Patti Engineering, Inc. is a CSIA Certified control systems integration company offering high-caliber engineering and software development services. Patti Engineering’s technical expertise in electrical control and information systems provides turnkey control systems integration for design/build, upgrade/retrofit and asset/energy management projects. Industrial automation, production intelligence and shop floor IT solutions services include: project management, electrical engineering, hardware design, hardware procurement, software development, installation, calibration, start-up testing, verification, documentation, training and warranty support. Customer satisfaction and project success earned the company placement in the Control Engineering Magazine’s Hall of Fame. For more information, visit


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Georgia Whalen is the founder of Rivergate Marketing, Patti Engineering’s marketing partner since 2009. She is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, public relations, and account management. As the founder of Rivergate Marketing, Georgia is passionate about helping clients such as Patti Engineering build their digital presence to be found and connect with the manufacturers and industrial customers who can benefit from their services.