Memex Automation Gains Chief Technology Officer

Canadian Industrial Machinery – March 13, 2014

Memex Automation, Burlington, Ont., has announced that Dave Edstrom, past president and former chairman of the board of the MTConnect Institute, has purchased an equity interest in the company and joined the senior management team as chief technology officer.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Memex Automation team as the chief technology officer in an ownership position to drive technology, create new opportunities, and help it become a global power in manufacturing solutions,” said Edstrom.

He brings decades of software experience to the company. Prior to his new role, Edstrom was instrumental in the creation of the MTConnect standard.

“I’m delighted Dave has joined our ownership and leadership team, as it enables him to continue to lead the global manufacturing sector out of the 20th century and into the 21st century with an MTConnect- based universal machine to machine productivity solution,” said Memex Automation President and CEO David McPhail.

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