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Spotlight: Automation Expert Travis Thiex

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Our newest team member, Travis Thiex (pronounced "Takes"), has a unique background that allows him to fulfill his duties as our go-to automation expert here at MTS. There’s no doubt that Travis’ work is exceptional, but his love for the community of people he works with and his passion for helping South Dakota manufacturers thrive prove him to be a great addition in our office. Learn more about Travis below.

Travis Thiex

What do you do at South Dakota Manufacturing & Technology Solutions?

I design, program, simulate and test automated machinery, robotics and processes.


What do you love most about your job?

I love the people and the variety of projects I get to work on.


What’s your favorite thing about Brookings? 

I love the Brookings/Volga small-town feel where everyone says hi.


Name a tool you could not live without. Why?

My Leatherman. I have carried it everyday for most of my life and use it every day. I don’t know if I could get by without it.


What’s your favorite thing about Manufacturing Month?

The exchange of ideas.

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