Sam Vail

Sam Vail

US Director of Operations

Sam Vail has over 20 years of working history in Industrial Manufacturing filling a variety of positions which include Operations and Information Technology for Nestle, and as a Chief Strategy officer at Apex Manufacturing Solutions.  During this time Sam has had the opportunity to not only manage teams, but also capital and expense budgets, as well as manage many different projects across various disciplines within System Integration.  His experience in a huge variety of technologies concerning plant floor automation, GUI/HMI visualization, and MES/ERP business systems makes him the perfect resource to lead the US AutoCoding Systems team.

Sam joins the AutoCoding Systems business from Apex Manufacturing Solutions where he spent almost 7 years working with process and manufacturing companies addressing the challenges of improving production throughput, reducing waste, and increasing uptime.  He has extensive experience in Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Enterprise Control Solutions, as well as process automation, integration and industrial performance measurement.