About Juxtum

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Why Juxtum is Different

Juxtum is a Cincinnati-based manufacturing software, hardware, and service provider founded in 2021. We are passionate about manufacturing and helping companies adopt the right digital technologies to operate smarter through connected and protected data analytics.

Our solutions are developed by manufacturing and software engineers who have an intimate understanding of the physics of machining and the operations on a shop floor.

We build and install highly configurable technology solutions that allow companies to digitalize and network manufacturing assets and analyze and understand the machine data they collect. As a result, manufacturers improve operational efficiency and profitability by harnessing the advantages of accurate, real-time, actionable data.

Additionally, Juxtum provides encrypted data solutions as well as cyber compliance solutions and services to help protect sensitive information and confidential data in a manufacturer’s connected machine network.

Our Leaders

Rob Longfellow, CTO

Rob is a manufacturing technology leader with over 30 years of experience driving strategic change in organizations and solving business problems. Rob leads the Juxtum team in developing and implementing smart manufacturing solutions that simplify the digitalization process for manufacturers, enabling them to connect, protect, and view their operations and access new levels of profitability and growth.

Rob is a member of the MTConnect Standards Committee and co-chair of the Complex Machines working group.

Before joining Juxtum, Rob served as the Director of Industrial IoT (IIoT) Solutions for TechSolve, Inc., a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership center in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition, as a leader of the Southwest Ohio MEP, Rob was instrumental in helping TechSolve advance its mission of providing US manufacturers with the tools and resources necessary to be competitive in today’s rapidly changing marketplace. Rob also served as co-owner and president of a multi-national machine tool manufacturing company for over a decade.

Rob holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA in Finance from North Carolina State University.

Ron Pieper, Customer Support Manager

Known at Juxtum as a “Renaissance Man”, Ron brings a diverse skillset and can-do attitude to everything he does. Ron has over 30 years of experience in machining, developing, and deploying smart manufacturing and IIoT solutions. Ron ensures customers are successful long-term and able to connect, protect, and view their manufacturing operations to access new levels of profitability and growth.

Ron is a Certified Manufacturing Technology Sales Engineer (CMTSE) by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT).

Ron served for more than a decade as the business development manager for TechSolve, Inc., dedicated to advancing the operations of his manufacturing customers through technology solutions. Ron’s knowledge and understanding of precision machining equipment are second-to-none, starting in 1984 as an applications engineer and training specialist for CNC machinery. He advanced his career as a product specialist, sales engineer, and service manager for global manufacturing leaders, including Cincinnati Milacron, Siemens, and GE Fanuc.

Ron holds a BS in Manufacturing Engineering from Miami University.

Rob Hildebrandt, Product Development Manager

Rob brings more than ten years of experience in manufacturing software engineering to create industry-leading, intelligent manufacturing solutions. A creative problem solver with strong technical aptitude, Rob helps the Juxtum team develop and deploy software that simplifies the digitalization process for manufacturers, enabling them to connect, protect, and view their operations and access new levels of profitability and growth.

Rob’s specialties include IIoT software engineering, VHDL, PIC assembly, C++, C#.NET, SQL, javascript, HTML, Xpath, XML DOM, CSS, MTConnect, MQTT, and more.

Before founding Juxtum, Rob served for nearly three years as an IIoT engineer for TechSolve, Inc. and seven years as a Level 3 software engineer for Honeywell Intelligrated.

Rob holds a BS in Computer Engineering from University of Cincinnati

Scott Campbell, Solutions Delivery Manager

Scott brings over 25 years of experience as an applications engineer and project manager, identifying, managing, and implementing enterprise tools and digital solutions to manufacturers of varying sizes. As the Solutions Delivery Manager for Juxtum, Scott leads our multi-disciplined teams to deliver innovative manufacturing solutions that simplify the digitalization process for our customers on time and within budget.

Scott previously served as a key accounts manager for TechSolve, Inc. and as a lead engineer and technologist for GE Aviation.

Scott holds an AS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and a BS in Industrial Technology Management from Ball State University.

Intellectual Properties

Juxtum holds the following U.S. patents related to the automatic deployment of manufacturing adapters.

January 21, 2020; Patent No. 10539953

May 19, 2020; Patent No. 10656977

February 8, 2022; Patent No. 11243821

PARTNERS

Juxtum works with a variety of partners to provide services across our platform. The nature of these relationships vary based on solutions implemented. We are proud of our partner relationships.

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