New Automation Technologies for the Marine & Leisure Industry

August 16th, 2023 · Shape Process Automation HQ 1255 Harmon Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 58326

Shape Process Automation invites you to attend – New Automation Technologies for the Marine & Leisure Industry on Wednesday, August 16th located in our Auburn Hills office. 

This event will focus on robotic automation applications, specifically material processing, used in the Marine and Leisure industries. In the morning, we will have presentations from SPA and other industry thought leaders on the following topics:

  • Robotic Applications for the Marine & Leisure industries
  • Automated Router & Waterjet Process Solutions
  • Gelcoat & Automated Chop Processes
  • Robotic Vision Capabilities
  • Tooling / Workholding / Fixturing

In the afternoon, you will be provided with a tour of our manufacturing floor and view live demonstrations.

This is a can’t miss event for anyone in the Marine and Leisure industries!

Please Note – There is limited seating, reserve your spot before August 8th to guarantee your spot.

We hope to see you there!


7:45am – 8:15amRegistration / Check-In
8:15am – 8:30amWelcome / IntroShape Process AutomationSimon KenworthyManaging Director, SPA NA
8:30am – 9:15amRobotic Applications for the Marine & Leisure IndustriesFANUC AmericasJerry PerezManager – Executive Sales Team
9:15am – 10:00amGelcoat & Automated Chop ProcessesInnovative Finishing Solutions (IFS)Brad SparkmanPresident/CEO
10:00am – 10:15amBreak
10:15am – 11:00amAutomated Trimming Processes / Offline Programming & Part Repeatability SensingShape Process AutomationBryon Machado / Mike WisemanBusiness Development Manager / Sr. Applications Process Engineer
11:00am – 11:30amTooling / Workholding / FixturesShape Process AutomationPhil SchlaackGeneral Manager Tooling
11:30am – 12:00pmVision CapabilitiesFANUC AmericasJosh PersonVision Engineer
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch
1:00pm – 1:30pmBest Practices in Automation for the Marine & Leisure IndustrySean MinogueIndustry Insights
1:30pm – 3:00pmTour / Live Demonstrations
3:00pm – 3:30pmWrap-Up / Q & A

Travel Information


1255 Harmon Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Auburn Hills
3990 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Shape Process Automation Rate: $126.00 Standard King and Standard Two Queen Beds


Shape Process Automation is leading automation systems provider and robot integrator. We design and build automation systems for leading manufacturers across North America and the world. Contact us at or (248) 829-2800 to help you understand how automation and robots can help you become more competitive.