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Tim Shinbara
Chief Technology Officer

As AMT’s Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Tim Shinbara heads R&D, develops data-centric strategies, and supports technology discovery. A 2020-2021 ASME Congressional Fellow, Tim also serves in the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He has served on executive and leadership committees for public-private partnerships such as America Makes and is a board officer for the MTConnect Institute.

As AMT’s Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Tim Shinbara heads R&D, develops data-centric strategies, and supports technology discovery. A 2020-2021 ASME Congressional Fellow, Tim also serves in the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He has served on executive and leadership committees for public-private partnerships such as America Makes and is a board officer for the MTConnect Institute.

Posts by Tim Shinbara
Advocacy
By Tim ShinbaraFeb 19, 2024

Greener Manufacturing: Sourcing Materials More Responsibly

How much do you know about where your materials come from? When choosing a more environmentally friendly material, that designation starts when raw components are pulled from the ground. Learn more about sourcing materials with sustainability in mind.

4m read
Technology
By Tim ShinbaraFeb 01, 2024

Efficient Evolution

A digital twin is more than a computer approximation or simple 3D model – it is an ever-evolving, data-driven digital representation of a system.

7m read
Advocacy
By Tim ShinbaraOct 02, 2023

Sustainability: Sustain Resources To Sustain Your Business

Sustainability is not a one-time goal or short-term program that can be forgotten once accomplished. Sustainability is continuous improvement exemplified.

8m read
Advocacy
By Tim ShinbaraOct 01, 2023

Infographic: A Sustainable Future Requires Manufacturing

Take a look at the many advances in alternative energies, sustainable supply chains, carbon capture and sequestration, and more that are powered by manufacturing technology.

5m read
Advocacy
By Tim ShinbaraJul 31, 2023

Why Manufacturers Care About Saving Water

Reducing water use is not a big concern for most manufacturers, but there are solid reasons to look at better water efficiency now before challenges arise in the future.

5m read
Advocacy
By Tim ShinbaraMar 31, 2023

Sustainable Requires Ingenuity and Stewardship

As manufacturing technology providers, we have the power to make a big impact on the health of our planet. AMT is embarking on a series of articles investigating the issues surrounding sustainable manufacturing.

8m read
Technology
By Tim ShinbaraJun 06, 2022

MTConnect Institute Releases Version 2.0 of the MTConnect Standard

The MTConnect Institute announces the release of MTConnect Version 2.0. The 2.0 version of the free, open, model-based standard that supports semantics for discrete manufacturing is a significant advancement from previous versions.

5m read
Technology
By Tim ShinbaraMay 11, 2022

Year of the Cobot: Cobots Make Automating Easier Than Ever

Collaborative robots (cobots) aren’t superheroes, but they are rescuing manufacturers of all sizes from the grip of a crippling labor shortage. Their ease of use and flexibility to take on many tasks are increasing their popularity.

5m read
Technology
By Tim ShinbaraApr 20, 2022

Make It Greener: Manufacturing Improvements for a Healthier Earth

We can make it greener! While it may be difficult to make big changes all at once, even just a few smarter choices can have worthwhile environmental benefits. In honor of Earth Day, here are some ways manufacturers can reduce their carbon footprint.

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Technology
By Tim ShinbaraAug 10, 2021

Emerging Technologies Continue to Make Inroads into Manufacturing

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine vision, and sensors are bringing gains in flexibility and efficiency to the movement of parts in facilities and how exoskeletons are increasing worker endurance in repetitive physical tasks.

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