ARM brings on new leadership

By Julia Mericle, Technology Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times

Pittsburgh-based Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing named several members of the local business community as leaders on its advisory councils and committees, according to a news release. 

“The councils and committees are imperative to ARM’s success,” ARM CEO Byron Clayton said in a prepared statement. “These groups allow us to leverage member expertise to proactively address needs in the membership.”

The leadership represents ARM’s more than 200 member organizations in the goal of increasing U.S. competitiveness in the manufacturing industry. 

ARM added Bob Doyle of Robotic Industries Association, Shaun Edwards of PlusOne Robotics, Thomas Lichtenberger of Festo Didactic, Paul Evans of Southwest Research Institute and Ian Stern of ATI Industrial Automation to its Stakeholder Executive Committee. 

ARM added Ellen Piccioli of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Ana Greif of Pima Community College, Justin Gradek or Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership and Chuck Ernst of Alabama Robotic Technology Park to its Regional Collaborative Council. 

ARM added Jorgen Pedersen of RE2 Robotics, Raminder Sandhu of California Manufacturing Technology Consulting, Richard Kollaja of 3M, Jared Glover of CapSen Robotics, Mary Krystofik of Rochester Institute of Technology, Greg Balandran of Spirit Aerosystems, Martin Philo of GKN, Kristen Stone of Raytheon and Ted Rozier of Festo Didactic to the Technical Advisory Committee.  

ARM added Ritch Ramey of RAMTEC, Scott Lucas of Wichita Area Technical College, Robert Huschka or Robotic Industries Association, Greg Wilson or Pima Community College, Bob Graff of Yaskawa America, Jeannine Kunz or SME, Tony Oran of Festo Didactic and Tiffany Powell of Rensselaer Polyetechnic Institute to its Education and Workforce Advisory Committee. 

This week, ARM moved its operations into Mill 19 at Hazelwood Green.