Case Studies & Application Stories 

FIPA builds End-of-Arm-Tooling to enhance FANUC robotics
July 27, 2016

FIPA builds End-of-Arm-Tooling to enhance FANUC robotics

Built in FIPA’s American facilities, and installed in the testing and demonstration laboratory at FANUC headquarters in Rochester Hills, Michigan, this custom EOAT solution features four flat vacuum cups especially designed for heavy-duty ejector for process reliability.

Emerson Industrial's Unidrive AC delivers power for German textile company
July 27, 2016

Emerson Industrial's Unidrive AC delivers power for German textile company

Freudenberg needed to replace an AC drive within their nonwoven production facility in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The need for a small footprint drove them to the Unidrive SP AC drive from Emerson.

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Heaven Hill Brands selects Westfalia Technologies to automate Bardstown facility
July 25, 2016

Heaven Hill Brands selects Westfalia Technologies to automate Bardstown facility

Using Westfalia’s automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) integrated with a layer pick system, Heaven Hill will optimize the storage and processing of full pallet and layer-picked orders of liquor products.

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Food & Beverage, Systems Integration
Surlean Foods chooses noax' industrial hardware for weighing and packaging in custom-food manufacturing
July 22, 2016

Surlean Foods chooses noax' industrial hardware for weighing and packaging in custom-food manufacturing

To meet customers’ complex custom-batch processing requirements, Surlean Foods chose noax industrial touchscreen computers to support their business operations.

Levarys chooses Qorvo's ZigBee chips to facilitate smart home automation
July 21, 2016

Levarys chooses Qorvo's ZigBee chips to facilitate smart home automation

Levarys’ Luna Smart Home System consists of thermostats, smart radiator valves; temperature, door and window sensors, and smart plugs that are wirelessly connected to the gateway.

Emerson helps launch waste-to-energy plant in Poland
July 20, 2016

Emerson helps launch waste-to-energy plant in Poland

Emerson automation experts provided control system design, engineering and commissioning services that were critical to the successful and on-schedule completion of the project.

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HIMA delivers burner management systems to INPEX' Australian facilities
July 20, 2016

HIMA delivers burner management systems to INPEX' Australian facilities

HIMA is providing BMS design, engineering and integration from the office in Houston, Texas, while commissioning and additional services will be delivered by local HIMA professionals in Australia.

Menzel delivers motors to drive ventilation for Asian mining operation
July 19, 2016

Menzel delivers motors to drive ventilation for Asian mining operation

The two three-phase squirrel cage motors with 1,700 kW, 992 min-1 and 6000 V required especially adapted housings to match the desired motor dimensions.

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Thomson provides motion control products to ASABE tractor design competition
July 18, 2016

Thomson provides motion control products to ASABE tractor design competition

In this annual event, engineering students design and build garden-sized tractors and then compete in a variety of performance events. Thomson provided students with motion control technology such as actuators, as well as financial support for the competition.

Deba Fasteners and Lazpiur announce manufacturing collaboration
July 15, 2016

Deba Fasteners and Lazpiur announce manufacturing collaboration

The former is dedicated to the manufacture of fastening elements, above all for the automotive market. The latter has two lines of business; one consists in building high-precision machines, some of which are specially indicated for the fastener sector.

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Automotive, Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Swedish utility chooses Kamstrup as smart meter provider
July 14, 2016

Swedish utility chooses Kamstrup as smart meter provider

Smart metering solutions provider Kamstrup will be supplying 27,000 intelligent electricity meters to Swedish utility Västerbergslagens Elnät AB over the next three years.

Brenntag turns to Implico's OpenTAS to run mineral oil terminal
July 13, 2016

Brenntag turns to Implico's OpenTAS to run mineral oil terminal

Since June 2016, Brenntag GmbH has been using the OpenTAS Terminal Management System to load its heating oil and diesel products at its terminal in Britz, Berlin.

Siemens' radar level transmitters help grain storage facility improve inventory control
July 11, 2016

Siemens' radar level transmitters help grain storage facility improve inventory control

Sometimes, the grain can be extremely dusty and sometimes, due to the humidity in the environment, the dust becomes like a paste. This can lead to build-up on the level measurement sensors. Because the radar transmitter is a non-contacting instrument, the risk of product contamination was eliminated and the facility had no costly extended delays due to stuck or broken cables.

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Test, Measurement & LIMS Portal
Honeywell process automation system improves efficiency at Russian refinery
July 11, 2016

Honeywell process automation system improves efficiency at Russian refinery

Honeywell supplied the Ilsky Refinery with a complete set of services for building an integrated production control system based on its hybrid HC900 controllers.

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Westermo's SCADA control system connects railway stations in Croatia
July 07, 2016

Westermo's SCADA control system connects railway stations in Croatia

The project involved implementing a SCADA remote control system to connect railway stations, sectioning facilities and substations on the Moravice-Rijeka-Šapjane, and Škrljevo-Bakar lines in the far north-west of the country with the Remote Control Centre in Rijeka.

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ABB's SmartVentilation system delivers safety and savings at Boliden gold mine
July 07, 2016

ABB's SmartVentilation system delivers safety and savings at Boliden gold mine

The SmartVentilation on-demand solution provides fresh air for the 500 meter deep underground mine, which extracts gold, tellurium and other minerals for commercial electronics and industrial uses.

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Process Automation, Process Safety
Athader turns to Control Techniques' Unidrive M to produce coil processing solutions
July 05, 2016

Athader turns to Control Techniques' Unidrive M to produce coil processing solutions

Athader sought a technological partner which would allow the company to progress its development efforts more quickly. As a result, Athader chose to use drives, motors and global solutions supplied by Emerson’s Control Techniques.

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ABB increases efficiency of EPCC's cement production lines in Saudi Arabia
June 30, 2016

ABB increases efficiency of EPCC's cement production lines in Saudi Arabia

The project upgraded the existing 75 MV Switchgear Panels to the latest protection relay generation, and integrated the power supply systems with the ABB 800xA automation system already in place. Commissioning was completed in February 2016.

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OSI's SCADA system selected to support Spain's hydro generation assets
June 30, 2016

OSI's SCADA system selected to support Spain's hydro generation assets

The newly acquired SCADA system will replace and merge two independent Spectrum 4.5.1 systems into one system to allow centralized control, operation and maintenance of all hydro generation assets in Spain.

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SCADA & RTU, Process Automation, Power & Energy
ESP Group chooses Epicor ERP to drive and manage growth
June 28, 2016

ESP Group chooses Epicor ERP to drive and manage growth

Epicor ERP will provide ESP Group with the platform for managing growth by connecting all business critical systems and data sources to increase efficiency, enhance control and facilitate real-time management