System integration firm joins OMAC
Control system integrator, Patti Engineering, joins OMAC (Organization for Machine Automation & Control), an organization that provides expertise for machine automation, machine performance, quality, and reliability in manufacturing.
Patti Engineering Inc., a control systems integrator, joined the Organization for Machine Automation & Control (OMAC). OMAC brings together leading manufacturers, OEM machine builders, system integrators, technology providers, and government agency organizations to address issues that confront global manufacturing. OMAC initiatives help manufacturers work together to find new and innovative ways to be successful in their production operations.
“The Organization for Machine Automation & Control welcomes nationally recognized systems integrator Patti Engineering to its rank,” said John Kowal, OMAC board member. “Patti Engineering has embraced PackML implementation and offers the important ability to extract additional productivity across manufacturing and packaging lines. OMAC Chair Bryan Griffen, Nestlé global automation and electrical engineering manager, specifically created the PackSyst subcommittee to support the critical role of systems integrators in OMAC initiatives ranging from PackML to PackSafety to PackConnect.”
Manufacturers continue to strive for new ways to reduce delivery times, be more efficient with available resources, and increase profitability, all while maintaining their competitive advantage. When manufacturers collaborate with machine builders, automation suppliers, and system integrators to share expertise and best practices, the whole industry benefits, according to Patti Engineering. OMAC is dedicated to advancing manufacturing capabilities and efficiencies through identifying common problems, standardization, and improvements to processes that positively impact the way companies do business.
“We are pleased to be a member of OMAC and look forward to gaining valuable insights from other members, as well as, providing our expertise as a control system integrator to assist the organization in meeting their goals,” commented Sam Hoff, president of Patti Engineering.
Recently named Control Engineering magazine’s "2013 System Integrator of the Year," Patti Engineering is a CSIA Certified control system integrator offering high-caliber engineering and software development services in the fields of industrial automation and shop floor IT solutions. A recognized partner of many automation technology companies, Patti Engineering is a Siemens Solution Partner, an Authorized Mitsubishi Integrator, in addition to being in the integrator programs for Phoenix Contact, Iconics, and Indusoft.
Patti Engineering Inc. is a CSIA Certified control systems integration company offering engineering and software development services. Patti Engineering’s technical expertise in electrical control and information systems provides turnkey control systems integration for design/build, upgrade/retrofit and asset/energy management projects. Industrial automation, production intelligence and shop floor IT solutions services include: project management, electrical engineering, hardware design, hardware procurement, software development, installation, calibration, start-up testing, verification, documentation, training and warranty support. www.pattieng.com
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