October 2 & 3

Attend the Morning or Afternoon Session.

  • Morning - 9:00 am-11:30 am
  • Afternoon - 1:00 pm-3:30 pm

Lunch Daily at Noon

Presenters will be available for individual application discussions/topics.

  • 8 - 9am
  • 11:30am - 1pm
  • 3:30 - 4:30pm 


Gladwin Machinery 
636 E. State Parkway
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Driving Directions 


Lisa Sproveiri 
Gladwin Machinery & Supply Company 

The Truth About Robotic Press Braking


                                               -  CAN YOU JUSTIFY?

Seminars will address:

  • Which & How parts are applied to robotics.
  • How an ROI can be determined & calculated.
  • How off-line programming integrates into the process.
  • Discussing typical robotic parts.
  • Address the major brands of robots.
  • Should your robot be required to change tools?
  • If robotics fit, why manufacturer supplied canned solutions may not be your best option.

Demonstrations on:

  • Displaying/Running parts on (3) differnt/distinct robotically integrated press brake systems.
  • Offline bending software.
  • Methods of robotic programming.
  • Tooling styles required.


  • Jack Leedy: Over 15 years in the industry working for press brake manufacturers integrating robotics to press brakes.
  • Jason Sheahan: 15 years operating a job shop. 10 years teaching press brake forming and fundamentals and 12 years consulting on best methods for part forming.
  • Sean Noble: 20 Years in the fabrication industry selling fabrication equipment, fabricated parts, working for industry leading fabrication equipment manufacturers and currently representing WILA, the world's leader in tooling for automated forming.
  • James Arneson: 20 years in the fabrication industry operating, instructing and consulting for metal fabrication companies with the last 10 years exclusively in service and support of offline programming software solutions.

LIMITED SEATING - Due to the breadth of the topics to be covered and the desire to provide the ability to properly address questions, there is very limited seating. To reserve  your preferred date and session register early.