June 1, 2022
What do you know about Daktronics’ factory in Redwood Falls, Minnesota? To shine a spotlight on the location and hear all about it, Justin and Matt are joined by Tom Quackenbush, Daktronics Plant Manager in Redwood Falls. He shares some history of the factory, the types of products they produce, some big projects they will be a part of and much more.
October 13, 2021
Quite often, we hear that our people at Daktronics are great to work with and genuinely enjoy what they do. But to experience that firsthand, you might have to apply! Justin and Matt spoke with Leah Brink, HR recruiting and pipeline manager, to hear about the open career opportunities that Daktronics has to offer. This conversation covers the flexibility available in those positions and shifts, the wide variety of roles that are currently available and much more.
October 6, 2021
Engineers design it, manufacturing puts it together, shipping delivers it and on-site installation takes place. Simple, right? Well, in this episode, Justin and Matt go behind the scenes with Brian Thompson, PTC’s CAD Division Vice President and General Manager, to talk about their software and products as well as the digital thread that ties the entire process together. It’s a bit more complicated and requires a lot of data. We also cover some advancements in technology for visualizing final products and other PTC software that Daktronics uses.
August 11, 2021
What will you see when you visit Daktronics Corporate Headquarters in Brookings, SD? Justin and Matt sat down with Jim Vasgaard, Daktronics national sales manager for spectacular projects, to hear his experiences of hosting multiple tours of the factory and showroom in recent months.
March 31, 2021
When clarity matters for critical decision making, your video technology is extremely important. Nobody knows that better than those Inside the Joint Medical Operations Center (JMOC), as well as John Sublett, Director of Federal Sales for Crown Point Systems, and Andrew Stone, Program Manager for Solute. They join Justin and Matt to talk about the narrow pixel pitch project for the JMOC, their experiences with Daktronics and more.
June 17, 2020
To discuss the differences between a broker and manufacturer model for producing LED displays, Justin and Matt are joined by Brett Wendler, Daktronics Vice President of design and development. Brett covers the issues of sourcing and partnering with component suppliers, how much control that gives a manufacturer over the design and engineering of their LED displays, and how that affects the testing, performance, service and support of a final product. And we can’t forget, how it might be easy to produce one display perfectly and as intended, but it’s much harder to produce 100 out of 100 displays perfectly.