Advanced Manufacturing Canada Conference @ CMTS  •  September 25 - 28, 2017  •  Mississauga (Toronto), ON
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  • Greg James

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    Western Canada Sales Manager, Festo

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    Biography

    Greg has been employed at Festo since 1998. During his 18 years with Festo, he has spent more than a decade in Technical Sales servicing a variety of industries in Southern Ontario including the Automotive, Food and Beverage and OEM sectors.

    In 2007, Greg started a 5 year project to merge CA and US customer service/technical support into a newly created Regional Contact Center located in Toronto.
    The Center currently employs over 50 technical staff and is responsible for processing over 1000 requests daily.

    In his current role as Western Canada Didactic Manager, Greg oversees the educational division of Festo that provides technical training solutions (Mechatronics, Electrical, Fluid Power and Process Automation) for secondary schools, colleges and universities in Western Canada.

    Greg has a diploma in Business Administration from Seneca College, and worked at Bell for 10 years prior to joining Festo.

    “Due to increasing global pressure, for Canadian Manufacturing to remain competitive adapting to Advanced Manufacturing is imperative.  This adaptation will include introducing new technology, as well as workforce development to support this innovation.”