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Implementing Automation in a Window Manufacturing Facility

Posted by Laura Fiegelist on March 1, 2018 at 11:10 AM
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GED speaker at FenCon18 offers practical solutions of implementing automation, robotics and software in today’s window manufacturing environment

Winnipeg, Manitoba (Thursday, March 1, 2018) – GED, now located in Glenwillow, Ohio, is excited to sponsor FenCon18 and have a representative present in a speaker series and participate as an exhibitor.

Fenestration Manitoba is presenting FenCon18 March 1 – 2, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The event will feature educational sessions covering topics such as automation, energy efficiency, the recently updated North American Fenestration Standard (NAFS), coatings, social media and more.

GED will have a tabletop exhibit at the event, and will also be represented at an educational session where Bill Perry, Software Sales Manager for GED with 22 years of industry experience, will speak about the practical implementation of automation, robotics and software in window manufacturing.

“Improving your machine floor to be competitive in software, technology and robotics will increase quality and efficiency, and lower total costs,” said Perry.

FenCon18 attracts some of the most sophisticated software AND automation equipment companies – an ideal combination!

"I'm looking forward to sharing my expertise with manufacturers and those in the fenestration business, in hopes I'll inspire them to consider the way they automate and innovate.”

Perry was also chosen to be a panelist at the Opening Plenary Panel titled “Automation Technology Opens New Manufacturing Doors for Fenestration,” where he will join other leading experts to provide insight into key concepts in the area of production equipment development and software that takes window and door manufacturing to the next level.

After the panel event, attendees break off into groups and choose which presentations to see. Perry’s presentation will be Thursday, March 1 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon.

To learn more about this manufacturing-focused conference, visit For those who cannot make it to the conference, the PowerPoint presentation will be uploaded to the blog at following the event. For conference highlights and company photos and news, follow GED Integrated Solutions, Inc. on social media.


Bill Perry, Software Sales Manager at GED.

About GED Integrated Solutions

GED Integrated Solutions is a worldwide supplier of fully integrated insulating glass and vinyl window and door fabrication systems, and the pioneer of the revolutionary Intercept i-3 Warm Edge spacer frame production system. The company’s i-3 platform works with its LeanNet® communications software to integrate every facet of a plant’s operation, increasing IG quality and production volumes and profits while decreasing operating costs and material wastage. GED’s commitment to innovation that addresses its customers’ needs is evidenced by the fact that 18 of the top 20 window and door manufacturers utilize GED’s equipment and software solutions. GED is located at 31100 Diamond Parkway, Glenwillow, Ohio 44139.

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