Case study: Redesign the process, then the control system
Pharmaceutical control system integration: Fixing a blind spot in the process design helped user requirements for a heat exchanger control system. A control system may not be able to fix a faulty process.
Project management methodology simplifies kombucha operation expansion
Boochcraft Brewery, a California-based specialty brewing company, expanding their operations to meet growing consumer demand for their kombucha product.
Case study: System integrator fixes food processing equipment from 3 OEMs
Automation was needed for a refrigerated line, but customized fabricated equipment from three original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) wasn’t working. Work included simplifying the complexity of disparate systems.
PC-based control boosts sterile sampling bag production
Labplas redesigns custom production machines with EtherCAT, robotics and AI for quality control, ensuring ROI of less than one year on all upgrades, for 15 to 35% machine productivity increases.
Case study: Commissioning a solar power plant
Commissioning an integrated security system for solar power plant in Saudi Arabia was successful despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Using 3D to deliver a new view of manufacturing
Chrysler expands use of technology to help deliver products faster, better.
Motor circuit analysis
During routine operation of a coal-fired steam plant within a corn milling facility, a 100-hp motor that drives one of the two coal pulverizers was tripping offline shortly after start-up.
2010 TOP PLANT WINNER: Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing
What TIEM did to find its way through the recession and the challenges in manufacturing was not to wait for the recession to end. The operations staff and employees at TIEM met the recession head on.