Bellwether Technology is a collaborative robot (cobot) focused automation integration company founded in 2022 by former Boeing Research & Technology engineer Brad Zeedyk. Brad served as a Boeing St. Louis production support and equipment engineer for eight years identifying manufacturing problem root causes and developing and implementing solutions to those problems for the F-15, F/A-18, CH-47, and 777-X programs. His Boeing research was focused on cobot drilling end-effector development, machine vision guided cobot motion, cobot integrated manufacturing system design, and cobot safety systems and controls.
Brad has expertise in aerospace composite and metallic hole drilling, mechanical and electrical machine design, machine vision, collaborative robot integration, robotic safety systems and machine guarding, software development, rapid prototyping, and manufacturing production support. He holds motion control and machine vision certifications from the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) and is a mechanical engineering graduate of Purdue University.