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Navigating Success: A Senior Leadership Blueprint for Mastering Project Outcomes

Written by: Lori Runyan, VP of Program Management at Owens Design In the ever-evolving terrain of capital equipment projects, the blueprint for success rarely comes in straight lines. Navigating this labyrinth requires more than conventional project management. It demands a senior executive’s high level perspective that goes beyond the task list to embrace a panorama […]

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Custom Automation Solution Advancements at ATX West 2024

Learn the latest in custom automation design and build services for OEMs and manufacturers needing complex factory automation – including laser process automation. As the pace of manufacturing automation continues to accelerate, keeping up with the latest developments can be both exhausting and thought-provoking. Manufacturers are increasingly turning to automation to reduce labor, improve efficiency, […]

Reduce Risk & Accelerate Timelines for Custom Automation Projects: The Owens Design Phase 1

The success of custom OEM equipment design and factory automation projects depend as much on planning and strategy as it does execution. The Phase 1 from Owens Design is a process for optimizing trade-offs, identifying critical dependencies, finding requirement gaps, and developing the system architecture for custom automation projects prior to detailed design, engineering and […]

Obtaining Seed/Government Funding Your Custom Automation Project

The path to success for a manufacturing startup of complex, automated technology is never easy, no matter what the product. One of the earliest hurdles is obtaining the funding needed to realize your vision. While it may not sound as intimidating as the darkly named Valley of Death, failing to get the initial funding you […]

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How to Get Your Technology Manufacturing Startup Across the Valley of Death

The startup journey can be a perilous race to transform your lab-scale idea into a market-ready product and includes significant hurdles. The most notorious is the so-called “Valley of Death,” from which many manufacturers never escape – but there is a way to bridge the valley to penetrate the market and achieve success. Crossing the […]