Case Studies & Application Stories 

ABB to automate 13km conveyor system at Chuquicamata copper mine in Chile
May 06, 2016

ABB to automate 13km conveyor system at Chuquicamata copper mine in Chile

The belt system will deliver copper ore from the underground mine directly to the concentrator plant, 13 kilometers away from the mine site.

Local Motors incorporates CI's BAAM systems to manufacture 3D printed automobiles
May 06, 2016

Local Motors incorporates CI's BAAM systems to manufacture 3D printed automobiles

The Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) systems will be used to create highway-ready, 3D-printed cars, off-road vehicles with on-road capability at 40,000 square foot microfactories, each with an output of up to 250 cars per year.

Photowatt uses Keyence LK-G sensor to detect wafer thickness
May 05, 2016

Photowatt uses Keyence LK-G sensor to detect wafer thickness

Photowatt uses Keyence’s LK-G displacement sensor for high-precision detection of wafer thicknesses. A wafer is a thin slice of semiconductor material, such as silicon, which generally measures between 200 and 300 microns in thickness.

Areva implements Aucotec's EB software for safety instrumentation and control
May 03, 2016

Areva implements Aucotec's EB software for safety instrumentation and control

The software platform Engineering Base (EB) replaces miscellaneous previously used maintenance inflexible tools. Thus EB contributes to the standardization of the system environment and engineering workflows at Areva NP Safety I&C.

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Emerson Industrial delivers energy-saving automation solution to Tech Folien
May 03, 2016

Emerson Industrial delivers energy-saving automation solution to Tech Folien

Tech Folien turned to Emerson official partner RJW, who designed and installed a solution which delivered energy savings of over 75%.

PSA using Keyence laser displacement sensors to inspect piston rings
May 03, 2016

PSA using Keyence laser displacement sensors to inspect piston rings

PSA uses two different models of LK-G sensor – two LK-G32s, which have small spot diameters (30 microns) to inspect the oil rings and upper sealing rings, and two LK-G82s to inspect the compression rings.

WEISS completes dial plate to facilitate Jerit robotics
April 29, 2016

WEISS completes dial plate to facilitate Jerit robotics

The design incorporates two robots−one SCARA (Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm) robot for glue dispensing, and one 6-axis robot for part removal, reject, staging, and placement into preformed trays.

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April 29, 2016

Westfalia enables automated storage for Glenmore Distillery

With Westfalia’s automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) and Savanna.NET warehouse execution system (WES), the 223,000 square-foot distribution center is more efficiently storing, retrieving and managing pallets of finished goods.

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Unisom's 30mm tube bender used to boost manufacturer's productivity
April 28, 2016

Unisom's 30mm tube bender used to boost manufacturer's productivity

The 30 mm bender was specially designed by Unison to improve Crisp Clean Services's production efficiency and flexibility in manufacturing their mobile cleaning solutions.

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Emak chooses Emerson motor in smoke extraction fan application
April 27, 2016

Emak chooses Emerson motor in smoke extraction fan application

Based in Istanbul, Turkey, Emak Fan Industries Inc. chose a modular, dedicated motor and drive solution from Emerson for its latest smoke extraction fan project.

Case Study: Automated Handling of Ultra Thin Wafers
April 25, 2016

Case Study: Automated Handling of Ultra Thin Wafers

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Cubatic Technology is an innovator in system automation and engineering design. Specializing in customizable solutions for pilot-line and NPI, we work closely with our clients to integrate application-specific designs.

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April 14, 2016

BashNIPIneft uses AVEVA software to model oil and gas plants in Russia

AVEVA software has been used to facilitate a number of upgrade and modernization projects on Russian plants.

Numascale uses ADLINK computers for Big Data applications
April 14, 2016

Numascale uses ADLINK computers for Big Data applications

ADLINK’s SETO-1000 platform runs Numascale software to implement big data analytics.

Rockwell Automation Delivers Fully Automated Control System for SAB Maltings
April 07, 2016

Rockwell Automation Delivers Fully Automated Control System for SAB Maltings

The new control system will integrate traditionally disparate, malt-production processes into a single, networked, EtherNet/IP-based solution to provide plant-wide visibility and actionable data from the malting plant’s production floor to SAB’s top floor.

Ingenium Develops Automated Production Cell for Wheelbarrow Manufacturer
April 07, 2016

Ingenium Develops Automated Production Cell for Wheelbarrow Manufacturer

The cell will speed the H & E Knowles' production of wheelbarrow full and part frames by eliminating many labor-intensive aspects of production.

Faurecia Improves Parts Traceability with IoT Implementation
April 06, 2016

Faurecia Improves Parts Traceability with IoT Implementation

By Alex Herbert, Kepware Technologies
Since implementing the IoT Gateway for KEPServerEX, Faurecia was able to decrease its transparency project from a complicated six-month scope to a functioning solution in just a couple of days.

Big projects such as Ichthys require safe and smart planning
April 05, 2016

Big projects such as Ichthys require safe and smart planning

With the Ichthys LNG Project, the largest discovery of liquid hydrocarbons off the coast of Australia in 40 years, HIMA successfully managed both the technical size of the project and the coordination across national borders and cultural differences.

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Packaging Line Accuracy for Custom "Made To Order" Products
April 04, 2016

Packaging Line Accuracy for Custom "Made To Order" Products

Read how our client eliminated the risk of sending the wrong box to the wrong client.

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March 31, 2016

Omnify Empower PLM helps MRV Communications reach REACH

PLM software manages information for REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals), a regulation of the European Union (EU).

FCI ST98 Air/Gas Flow Meter measures Landfill Biogas
March 25, 2016

FCI ST98 Air/Gas Flow Meter measures Landfill Biogas

The ST98 Flow Meter with its thermal mass sensor provides direct mass flow measurement without the need for additional temperature or pressure sensors or density calculating devices.