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September 19-20, 2007

Rex Morgan

Director of Engineering, O. C. Tanner

Rex Morgan is the director of engineering at the O.C. Tanner Company of Salt Lake City, Utah.  O.C. Tanner is the leading Awards Recognition Company in the world. The O.C. Tanner Company won the Shingo Prize in 1997 and has been driving Lean manufacturing ever since.  Rex and his team helped enable O.C. Tanner to move toward cellular manufacturing by designing right-sized equipment and removing process monuments that required products to exit the cells.

Rex has worked for the following companies:
O.C. Tanner Company – Director of Engineering
Easton Aluminum – Engineering Manager
Rich Automation – Automation Design Engineer
Cannon Structures – Superintendent for Construction

Rex has experience in supporting manufacturing with the development of automated and autonomated equipment.  He has worked with a variety of products including emblem manufacturing, aluminum tubing, and the building of custom automated equipment for the circuit board and other industries.  He is the author of Quantification of Heat Input During Welding, and his background includes the welding of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.

Rex holds a Master of Business degree from Utah State University; Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Utah; and Associate degrees in welding, math, and engineering from BYU Idaho, formerly Ricks College.


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