Mike Nager
Most Recent Book Title
The Smart Student's Guide to Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
Book Description
Introduction to the world of manufacturing where advanced technologies, shifting geopolitical pressures, and the pandemic are accelerating the trend towards increased US-based manufacturing.
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Location (city/state/country)
Freehold, NJ USA
Author bio
Throughout his career selling, marketing, and developing industrial controls and automation systems Mike has visited over 500 production plants. He has helped manufacturers improve their productivity, efficiency, and finished products' reliability. This work is crucial in keeping American manufacturing world-class quality.

Mike has now written his first book introducing those who don't have manufacturing experience to the new world of Smart Manufacturing. No longer dark, dank, and dangerous the manufacturing sometimes referred to as Industry 4.0 provides great opportunities for those that understand how technologies are transforming "mass production" to "mass customization".

He was named a 2020 Top 10 IIoT Influencer and has worked with hundreds of American manufacturers over the last twenty years. He has installed sensors inside the massive machine tools used in making automotive engines, tested industrial radio technology deep underground in the New York subways, and even wore a "bunny suit" to work with clients onsite in both the pharmaceutical and semiconductor industries.

Mike has presented at conferences hosted by organizations and conferences such as the:
* IoT Emerge Conference
* Connecting Electronics Industries Association
* International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering
* International Institute of Electrical Engineers
* Information and Communications Technology Conference
* Material Handling Industry Association
* International Society of Automation
* Association of Career and Technical Education

He was the keynote speaker at the Nevada Economic Development Conference, Réseau Innovation 4.0 Network, and the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Conference. He has been a guest lecturer at Northeastern University, West Virginia University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

His articles appear in publications such as:
Industrial Machinery Digest / Quality Digest / Cisco's The Network / The Association for Continuing and Technical Education Techniques / Assembly Magazine / Machine Design / Plant Engineering / Industrial Equipment News / Packaging World /

Articles have included "Redefining White-Collar Jobs in America," "The Future of Manufacturing Production," and "Bridging the Industry 4.0 Innovation Gap."
Professional Speaker Topics
Education, Manufacturing, Workforce Development, Industrial Sales and Marketing

1 Comment

  1. R.p cunningham

    Mike Nager, author of three books on manufacturing in today’s world has filled a gap! His three various books cover ages 3 to teens, young adults to those in the business now
    Many thanks to Mike Nager! New opportunities opening up for many young people in today’s world. A must for every school library from kindergarten thru high school, trade schools, community colleges and universities


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