Case Studies

Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Case Studies May 20, 2022

Kaizen team boosts packaging operation OEE by 66.5%

Overall equipment efficiency (OEE) gains from renewed focus and speed

By Mike Beauregard
Courtesy: Siemens
Case Studies March 16, 2021

Circuit breaker promotes automotive-plant energy efficiency

Communications and power metering capabilities built in

By Jim Sirois
Courtesy: Stellar
Case Studies March 11, 2021

Designing an international processing facility

Sunsweet expanded their prune processing facility in Chile, which presented a few unique challenges for the company.

By Stellar
Courtesy: Beckhoff
Case Studies 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
Courtesy: TM Robotics
Case Studies January 4, 2021

Industrial robotics help automate toner cartridge manufacturing process

Industrial robots helped Ricoh automate their manufacturing process and improve their operational efficiency.

By TM Robotics
Courtesy: L&T Electrical & Automation
Case Studies 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
Case Studies November 24, 2020

How robots package eggs

Robot palletizer safely packs fresh eggs, increases throughput and reduces costs

By Jennifer Halliday
Case Studies December 18, 2019

Case study: Manufacturing facility electrical design

This example of a manufacturing plant, lab and office building power distribution project walks through the electrical engineering decisions

By Robert Sander and Mario Caraveo, NV5, Las Vegas
Case Studies October 8, 2019

Packaging automation integration advice from Avanceon

Case study questions and answers: Seven bakery lines converge in one packaging area that fills 20 cases per minute. Controllers needed replacing and programming, and the network needed updating. System integrators checked and tested code as they went so the project could be completed over a three-day weekend.

By Robert Herman
Case Studies October 8, 2019

Packaging automation integration advice from Stone Technologies

Packaging, records, raw materials, were updated and integrated and automated across eight facilities.

By Robbie Kerfoot