Category: <span>Case Studies</span>
System Integration August 3, 2022

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.

By Kevin Tom
Courtesy: Automation Group
Project Management February 16, 2022

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.

By Automation Group
Courtesy: Huffman Engineering
System Integrators October 8, 2021

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.

By Jason Weedin and Keith Mandachit
Case Study February 8, 2021

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.

By James Figy
Case Study December 15, 2020

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.

By Amit Garsund
Energy Efficiency & Management August 7, 2012

Using 3D to deliver a new view of manufacturing

Chrysler expands use of technology to help deliver products faster, better.

By Chrysler Group LLC
Motors & Drives December 14, 2011

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.

By Tim Griesmer, Allied Reliability
Safety Standards December 10, 2010

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.

By Bob Vavra, Plant Engineering