ISWM 2020 Conference & Expo

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ISWM 2020 Conference & Expo

The ISWM gathered in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 25-27, 2020 for the 2020 Conference & Expo at Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall.  If you weren't there, here's what you missed!

SAM's Town

Enjoy a range of dining options - from Zagat Award Winning Restaurant Billy Bob’s Steak House and Saloon, to every possible type of cuisine at the Food Court.

Save big! We’ve negotiated a great room rate of $45/night (with no resort fee!)

There’s something for everyone at Sam’s Town:

  • Enjoy the nightlife at Roxy’s Saloon with live music and dancing!
  • Catch a movie at the Century 18 Movie Theatres
  • Experience Mystic Falls Indoor Park - relish the serenity of a rolling waterfalls, the delight of fountains shooting eight stories into the air, or the excitement of Sunset Stampede.

And, if you want to go offsite, Sam’s Town offers free round-trip shuttles to properties including Harrah’s, The Riviera on the Strip, The Freemont, and The California.

Featured Speakers

Michael Eichenberg
FreightSnap LLC

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow – The Evolving Trends in Dimensioning Technology

A thorough look at dimensioning technology in the past, present and future. The participant will come away with a good understanding of what is available today and the technological advances you can expect moving forward. The presentation will include lecture as well as multi-media and live demonstrations of advanced dimensioning technology.

Michael Eichenberg is the CEO / Founder of FreightSnap LLC, a Kansas City based company that supplies freight dimensioning solutions to the logistics industry. Prior to FreightSnap, he was CEO of three other successful startup ventures in the computer software and engineering space. During his practice in the field of mathematics, Eichenberg was awarded two patents for work performed in advanced vision technologies and financial derivatives modeling. He is the author of nine books, both fiction and non-fiction, dealing with a wide range of subjects in the fields of business, stock market investing, politics and general life lessons. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics from Northwest Missouri State University as well as advanced degrees in Economics and Business Administration.

Paul Batson
TSW Automation

Unique Identification in the Weighing and Measurement Industry

The weight of things matters (because the matter of things weighs). But what matters most is uniquely identifying what we just weighed.  More and more, we are pulled into helping our customers track and trace and serialize at the same time we weigh.  We will explore the reasons why, and the methods for, and the latest technology behind, unique identification in weighing and measurement, with the purpose of better serving your customers and setting you apart from your competition.

Paul is President of TSW Automation, Inc. a technology provider for the weighing and measurement industry for 25 years.  An Electrical Engineer and Industry Enthusiast, Paul has over 30 years of experience automating scales.

Mike Norton

Hiring Top Techs

Mike Norton's company, Axiom1, has collected psychological assessments and performance data on 1000s of Service Technicians from across the nation.  Join this session and find out keen insights about some of the traits common to top techs, how to have a more powerful interview, and tips on how to attract the best candidates to your company.   

Mike Norton is the President of Axiom1 and has been helping distributors and manufacturers hire Techs and salespeople for over 20 years.   As well he has been a featured speaker at national programs for the Scale Dealers Association and Avery Weigh-Tronix. 

ISWM 2020 Expo Exhibitors

The ISWM 2020 Expo featured the latest products and services from:

A&D Weighing
Active Scale Manufacturing
Coti Global Sensors Manufacturing
Intelligent Weighing Technology, Inc.
Minebea Intec USA, Inc.
Miracle Service (by Nexent Innovations)
Ohaus Corporation
PalFinger USA
Pennsylvania Scale Company & Gravity Measurement, Inc.
Rice Lake Weighing Systems
Totalcomp Scales & Components, Inc.
Transcell Technology, Inc.
Tufner Weighing Systems
Weightech USA LLC
Western Weighing Technologies, Inc.

ISWM 2020 Conference & Expo Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 Award Winners!

Kardux Cup - Outstanding New Product Award
Intercomp's TS30 CPU

Most Outstanding Exhibit Award
Intelligent Weighing Technology, Inc.

Lady of the Year Award
Debbie Bryan, Security Scale Service, Inc.

Outstanding Young Professional Award
Ryan Fox, Central Illinois Scale Company

Woody Woodland Memorial Award
John Hughes