Indiana Startup Founder Revolutionizes Industry: Receives Emerging Leader Award for Collaborative Robotic Welding Systems

THG Automation is thrilled to announce that Matt Hendey, Co-Founder and CEO of THG Automation, has been named the Emerging Leader award winner as part of the 2023 Manufacturing Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Indiana Manufacturers Association. This prestigious recognition is a testament to Matt's outstanding contributions to the manufacturing industry, particularly in the realm of collaborative robotic welding systems.

Matthew Hendey's journey in the manufacturing sector began in welding and mechanical design. In 2020, he embarked on a remarkable entrepreneurial endeavor by co-founding THG Automation, a company renowned for its innovative collaborative robotic welding solutions tailored to the fabrication industry. In a short span, THG Automation has witnessed extraordinary growth, becoming a multi-million-dollar enterprise by 2021, expanding both in size and product diversity.

THG Automation's collaborative robotic welding systems have paved the way for Indiana's manufacturing industry. These cutting-edge technologies hold immense potential for the state's future growth and success, thanks to Matt's natural flair for leadership, innovation, hard work, and devotion to manufacturing optimization.

The implementation of these collaborative robotic welding systems serves as a catalyst for innovation within Indiana. By automating repetitive and labor-intensive welding tasks, companies in the state can streamline operations, meet increased demand, and remain competitive on a global scale. Moreover, the utilization of Matt's systems enhances the overall quality and consistency of welds, encouraging companies to invest in research and development, leading to the creation of new products, processes, and techniques.

Furthermore, the introduction of THG Automation's technologies has led to job creation and workforce upskilling in Indiana. As more companies adopt these advanced systems, they require a skilled workforce to manage and optimize them, thereby generating new job opportunities and the potential for higher wages. Matt Hendey is dedicated to talent development and workforce empowerment, recognizing the importance of nurturing skilled professionals in the manufacturing sector.

Matt's exceptional leadership extends far beyond the boundaries of THG Automation. He actively engages with industry associations, readily sharing his expertise and insights at conferences and seminars. His willingness to collaborate and disseminate best practices has earned him the status of a sought-after thought leader in the field, significantly impacting the broader manufacturing community and facilitating the widespread adoption of robotic welding technologies.

The Indiana Manufacturers Association, sponsor of the Manufacturing Excellence Awards, will honor Matt Hendey and other esteemed winners at the upcoming Manufacturers Hall of Fame Luncheon, scheduled for October 18, at the Biltwell Event Center in Indianapolis. The event is open to all interested parties. Register here to attend.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Zenobia Weigel

Public Relations Manager

THG Automation

[email protected]

(317) 593-5575

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