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THE MANUFACTURING
DREAM TEAM
Celebrating the all-time
greatest minds in manufacturing
What better way to celebrate
Manufacturing Day than by highlighting
the best minds in manufacturing?
These folks are the p...
Well, what are we waiting for?
It’s time to announce the starting lineup for
the Manufacturing Dream Team!
THE MANUFACTURING
DREAM TEAM
THE MANUFACTURING
DREAM TEAM
Back row (L to R): Thomas Newcomen, Eli Whitney, John T. Parsons, Taiichi Ohno,
Oliver Evans,...
THOMAS NEWCOMEN (aka The OG)
Born: February, 1664
Country: England
Notable Achievements:
Designed and installed the first
...
ELI WHITNEY (aka Mix ‘n’ Match)
Born: December 8, 1765
Country: USA
Company: Whitney Arms
Notable Achievements:
Invented t...
JOHN T. PARSONS (aka Servo)
Born: October 11, 1913
Country: USA
Company: Parsons Corporation
Notable Achievements:
Pioneer...
TAIICHI OHNO (aka Mr. Lean)
Born: February 29, 1912
Country: China
Company: Toyota
Notable Achievements:
Father of the Toy...
OLIVER EVANS (aka Auto)
Born: September 13, 1755
Country: USA
Notable Achievements:
Pioneered the first fully
automated in...
HENRY FORD (aka Tin Lizzie)
Born: July 30, 1863
Country: USA
Company: Ford Motor Company
Notable Achievements:
Brought ass...
RICHARD ARKWRIGHT (aka Cotton)
Born: December 23, 1732
Country: England
Notable Achievements:
Created the modern factory
s...
CHARLES WALTON (aka Tracker)
Born: 1921
Country: USA
Notable Achievements:
Invented RFID (radio-frequency
identification) ...
CHUCK HULL (aka Mini Me)
Born: May 12, 1939
Country: USA
Company: 3D Systems
Notable Achievements:
Invented stereolithogra...
JAMES WAT T (aka Horsepower)
Born: January 19, 1736
Country: Scotland
Company: Boulton and Watt
Notable Achievements:
Inve...
Country: USA
Company: General Electric,
General Motors
Notable Achievements:
The “Father of CAD/CAM.”
Created PRONTO, the ...
THE MANUFACTURING
DREAM TEAM
Back row (L to R): Thomas Newcomen, Eli Whitney, John T. Parsons, Taiichi Ohno,
Oliver Evans,...
For more information on manufacturing best
practices and industry news:
VISIT THE OFFICIAL
DOZUKI BLOG
Resources
americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/cadcam-hall-fame
articles.latimes.com/1988-03-19/business/fi-1173_1_hanrat...
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The Manufacturing Dream Team

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To celebrate Manufacturing Day, the Dozuki team got into a few squabbles about who our favorite minds in manufacturing are. What better way to resolve the argument than to bring the brightest minds together to build the ultimate manufacturing dream team.

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This is the group of people you would want on your sideline, the team that would win the most championships, and most importantly - the people who had a profound impact on the industry of manufacturing.

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The Manufacturing Dream Team

  1. 1. THE MANUFACTURING DREAM TEAM Celebrating the all-time greatest minds in manufacturing
  2. 2. What better way to celebrate Manufacturing Day than by highlighting the best minds in manufacturing? These folks are the people you would want on your personal all-star team. Most importantly, they had a profound and lasting impact on the manufacturing industry.
  3. 3. Well, what are we waiting for? It’s time to announce the starting lineup for the Manufacturing Dream Team!
  4. 4. THE MANUFACTURING DREAM TEAM
  5. 5. THE MANUFACTURING DREAM TEAM Back row (L to R): Thomas Newcomen, Eli Whitney, John T. Parsons, Taiichi Ohno, Oliver Evans, Henry Ford, Leroy Hood Front row (L to R): Richard Arkwright, Charles Walton, Chuck Hull, James Watt, Thomas Savery, Patrick Hanratty
  6. 6. THOMAS NEWCOMEN (aka The OG) Born: February, 1664 Country: England Notable Achievements: Designed and installed the first successful steam engine, used for pumping water out of coal mines. This paved the way for the Watt steam engine and Britain’s Industrial Revolution.
  7. 7. ELI WHITNEY (aka Mix ‘n’ Match) Born: December 8, 1765 Country: USA Company: Whitney Arms Notable Achievements: Invented the cotton gin. Popularized interchangeable parts in manufacturing.
  8. 8. JOHN T. PARSONS (aka Servo) Born: October 11, 1913 Country: USA Company: Parsons Corporation Notable Achievements: Pioneered automated, numerically controlled machine tools, paving the way for CNC machines.
  9. 9. TAIICHI OHNO (aka Mr. Lean) Born: February 29, 1912 Country: China Company: Toyota Notable Achievements: Father of the Toyota Production System (later known as Lean Manufacturing).
  10. 10. OLIVER EVANS (aka Auto) Born: September 13, 1755 Country: USA Notable Achievements: Pioneered the first fully automated industrial process, paving the way for continuous production. Invented the first amphibious vehicle. Proposed the concept of the refrigerator.
  11. 11. HENRY FORD (aka Tin Lizzie) Born: July 30, 1863 Country: USA Company: Ford Motor Company Notable Achievements: Brought assembly line production and automobiles to the masses.
  12. 12. RICHARD ARKWRIGHT (aka Cotton) Born: December 23, 1732 Country: England Notable Achievements: Created the modern factory system, the “Father of the Industrial Revolution.” Combined power, machinery, labor and raw materials to create mass-produced textiles.
  13. 13. CHARLES WALTON (aka Tracker) Born: 1921 Country: USA Notable Achievements: Invented RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology. Company: IBM, US Army Signal Corps, Proximity Devices
  14. 14. CHUCK HULL (aka Mini Me) Born: May 12, 1939 Country: USA Company: 3D Systems Notable Achievements: Invented stereolithography (aka 3D printing), commercial rapid prototyping technology, and the STL file format.
  15. 15. JAMES WAT T (aka Horsepower) Born: January 19, 1736 Country: Scotland Company: Boulton and Watt Notable Achievements: Invented the Watt steam engine (which powered machines, locomotives and ships during Britain’s Industrial Revolution).
  16. 16. Country: USA Company: General Electric, General Motors Notable Achievements: The “Father of CAD/CAM.” Created PRONTO, the first commercial numerical-control programming system. PATRICK J. HANRATTY (aka Pronto)
  17. 17. THE MANUFACTURING DREAM TEAM Back row (L to R): Thomas Newcomen, Eli Whitney, John T. Parsons, Taiichi Ohno, Oliver Evans, Henry Ford, Leroy Hood Front row (L to R): Richard Arkwright, Charles Walton, Chuck Hull, James Watt, Thomas Savery, Patrick Hanratty
  18. 18. For more information on manufacturing best practices and industry news: VISIT THE OFFICIAL DOZUKI BLOG
  19. 19. Resources americanmachinist.com/cadcam-software/cadcam-hall-fame articles.latimes.com/1988-03-19/business/fi-1173_1_hanratty-family britannica.com/place/United-States/The-United-States-from-1816-to-1850#ref1015358 britannica.com/biography/Eli-Whitney cadhistory.net/15%20Patrick%20Hanratty%20and%20MCS.pdf history.co.uk/biographies/richard-arkwright history.com/topics/industrial-revolution history.com/topics/inventions/cotton-gin-and-eli-whitney nfcnearfieldcommunication.org/charles-walton.html thomasnet.com/articles/custom-manufacturing-fabricating/steam-engine-history visual.ly/us-manufacturing-history en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Ford en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiichi_Ohno en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Watt en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Arkwright en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_J._Hanratty en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Evans en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Walton_(inventor) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eli_Whitney en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Hull en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_T._Parsons

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