RYAN BERTRAM


“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent." -Calvin Coolidge

After a 12 year-old Ryan visited the Corvette factory in Bowling Green, Kentucky, he knew he wanted to part of how America makes things. With continued interest in the art and science of manufacturing, Ryan pursued his Bachelors in International Business at Calvin College. After graduating, he realized his dream of working with manufacturing by holding client relations positions throughout the manufacturing industry. At Malisko, Ryan enjoys bringing together the right people for the right job to tackle complex projects, and helping to bring the total solution to the client's plant floor.

Personal Passion
He likes spending time with his family and helping his children to blaze their own trail.

Dream Job
Build houses for Habitat for Humanity

Interesting Fact
He secretly likes the handy-man "fix-it" list his wife gives him every weekend. (Shhh! don't tell her that though!)

We’ll be presenting at Rockwell Automation TechEd, taking place at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California from May 31 – June 5, 2015. We are scheduled to deliver our presentation, “Bausch & Lomb Leverages PlantPAx to See Better, Live Better on Journey to The Connected Enterprise” on Monday, June 1 from 4pm – 5pm and again on Wednesday, June 3 from 11am – 12pm.

We’ll show how we used Rockwell Automation technology to help Bausch & Lomb, one of the world’s largest suppliers of eye health products, create a framework for better enterprise-wide decision-making. We migrated Bausch & Lomb from a legacy DCS to the PlantPAx system. Using FactoryTalk Historian, we dramatically improved data storage, connected enterprise-level data with plant-level data and provided stakeholders with access to critical production and supply chain information. This automation technology has paid great dividends for Bausch & Lomb, and we will share how it can be successfully integrated.

You can learn more about Rockwell Automation TechEd here and see the event schedule here.