Nathan Demski is the lighting lead engineer for the John Deere Agriculture and Turf Division Operator Station Internal Platform. He has been with John Deere for 8 years and held several positions through different functional areas and divisions of the company (structural design, undercarriage systems, operator station design, and lighting). He holds a Bachelor Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville and Systems Engineering Certificate through California Institute of Technology.
In this session, we’re going to explore alternative materials and look at product design & innovation in order to reduce production cost and enhance performance. Further to that we will be looking at: Electrical architecture total power consumption optimization methods, Optimizing customer light output in a styled package, Leveraging advances in electronics and software capabilities for improved lighting system performance. The group will breakout afterward and each one will be given a sustainable material for them to evaluate. Collaborate to identify the pros & cons and and what that means from a cost reduction method.