Case Studies & Application Stories 

Otto Motors helps GE enable lean manufacturing of medical equipment
April 26, 2017

Otto Motors helps GE enable lean manufacturing of medical equipment

GE Healthcare has reduced the size of its repair cell stations at the Repair Operations Center by 40%, much of which is due to the integration of the OTTO self-driving vehicles.

Honeywell Process Solutions helps Pakistani refinery implement cleaner processes
April 19, 2017

Honeywell Process Solutions helps Pakistani refinery implement cleaner processes

The project’s Honeywell solutions will include licensing, basic engineering design and other associated services for a modular Penex isomerization unit

Renishaw robot assists successful neurosurgery procedure at Welsh hospital
April 18, 2017

Renishaw robot assists successful neurosurgery procedure at Welsh hospital

Renishaw’s neuromate stereotactic robot assisted surgeon Prof. William Gray during the SEEG case, a procedure which uses intracerebral electrodes to measure electrical signals.

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Yokogawa enhances plant network for four Japanese paper plants
April 13, 2017

Yokogawa enhances plant network for four Japanese paper plants

This is the first-ever plant-wide implementation in Japan (based on a March 2017 Yokogawa market survey) of SDN, a software-based technology that enables the creation of virtual network environments.

Honeywell's Profit Blending and Movement shows improving refinery operations
April 12, 2017

Honeywell's Profit Blending and Movement shows improving refinery operations

Honeywell’s solution is designed to improve safety, efficiency and productivity through control, optimization and monitoring of product blending, movements and inventories in refineries, tank farms and terminals.

SignalFire and VEGA enhance remote monitoring for pizza production plant
April 11, 2017

SignalFire and VEGA enhance remote monitoring for pizza production plant

VEGA Americas and SignalFire Wireless Telemetry have teamed up to couple VEGAPULS69 radar level instruments with a SignalFire Remote Sensing System (SFRSS) to provide a wireless remote monitoring and control solution to track flour usage.

Schneider Electric helps Philippines power company optimize smart grid operations
April 11, 2017

Schneider Electric helps Philippines power company optimize smart grid operations

NGCP is responsible for delivering safe and reliable power to customers in the Philippines over more than 21,000 circuit kilometers of transmission lines. Cost, resource and energy optimization pressure drove NGCP to invest further in their Schneider Electric solution

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Kepware helps Teel Plastics bring IoT to their operations
April 06, 2017

Kepware helps Teel Plastics bring IoT to their operations

Teel Plastics was inspired to find a solution that would allow operators to control all pieces electronically and reduce human error. They ultimately found that Kepware’s IoT Gateway for KEPServerEX provided the way to control all the essential components.

Yokogawa Helps Refinery Enhance Wireless Networks for Monitoring Flue Gas Temperatures
April 05, 2017

Yokogawa Helps Refinery Enhance Wireless Networks for Monitoring Flue Gas Temperatures

Stacks, chimneys and other gas handling equipment can take all sorts of forms depending on the application, but a common element is the need for effective temperature measurement of the gas at various points in chimneys.

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Rockwell Automation's PlantPAx DCS enhances furnace control for Minnesota glass company
April 05, 2017

Rockwell Automation's PlantPAx DCS enhances furnace control for Minnesota glass company

With so many variables, including furnace pressure, air-to-fuel ratio and controller stability, Anchor Glass knew it needed a new control system to better manage furnace operations. To help design the new system, Anchor Glass turned to Stone Technologies, a Rockwell Automation Solution Partner and member of the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program.

Advanticsys wireless sensors help to reduce UK traffic pollution
March 28, 2017

Advanticsys wireless sensors help to reduce UK traffic pollution

The project aimed to test the feasibility of developing an integrated data platform for Chester city centre. The focus was on linking a novel air quality network of low cost wireless sensors with the traffic management within the city centre to alleviate air pollution ‘hot spots’ caused by queuing traffic.

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ABB chooses Omnify PLM software to enhance design processes
March 28, 2017

ABB chooses Omnify PLM software to enhance design processes

ABB Drives and Controls was lacking a component information management system with a centralized database for their Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) components and the mechanical parts that included PCBAs. They selected Omnify Empower PLM

Bedrock Automation boosts industrial control for Arkansas town's water and sewer system
March 28, 2017

Bedrock Automation boosts industrial control for Arkansas town's water and sewer system

The Bedrock controller is part of an integrated plantwide SCADA system. Users connect to that system via Ignition software from Inductive Automation. Ignition is an industrial applications platform that coordinates control and data acquisition for all plant PLCs and remote transfer units (RTUs).

Adams Group chooses Inductive Automation's Ignition for SCADA in vegetable oil plant
March 27, 2017

Adams Group chooses Inductive Automation's Ignition for SCADA in vegetable oil plant

For supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) in its vegetable oil and grain plants, Adams uses Ignition by Inductive Automation. Ignition is an industrial applications platform with fully integrated tools for building SCADA, manufacturing execution system (MES), and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions.

Rockwell Automation helps Loparex alleviate power supply drops with sag-correction system
March 27, 2017

Rockwell Automation helps Loparex alleviate power supply drops with sag-correction system

For more than a decade, the company’s 305,000-square-foot production facility in Hammond, Wisconsin, had been experiencing voltage sags several times per year that disrupted its largest production line. To get a better grip on the voltage-sag problem, Loparex installed the Allen-Bradley i-Sense and i-Grid intelligent network system from Rockwell Automation on its largest coating line.

HighJump's 3PL WMS solution brings Canadian frozen storage company to the cloud
March 27, 2017

HighJump's 3PL WMS solution brings Canadian frozen storage company to the cloud

HighJump’s cloud solution is designed to simplify each step of the supply chain while assuring levels of service through system uptime, response time and security.

RedViking helps GKN Driveline ensure manufacturing visibility
March 27, 2017

RedViking helps GKN Driveline ensure manufacturing visibility

GKN, a manufacturer of automotive driveline products, was seeking an end-to-end traceability strategy and discovered the Argonaut system from RedViking

Micro-Epsilon's displacement measurement sensors to be used in European telescope project
March 24, 2017

Micro-Epsilon's displacement measurement sensors to be used in European telescope project

The European Southern Observatory based in Garching, Germany, is relying on displacement measurement systems from Micro-Epsilon for a project to build the world’s largest mirror telescope in Chile, which also involves French cooperation partner Fogale. The inductive sensor systems used for displacement measurement determine the position of each single mirror segment in three axes to nanometer accuracy.

Magic Software's Magic xpi brings Industry 4.0 to Swiss manufacturer
March 13, 2017

Magic Software's Magic xpi brings Industry 4.0 to Swiss manufacturer

Assa Abloy AG, the Swiss global leader in locking systems and security technology, has put the Magic xpi Integration Platform at the heart of the company’s new fully automated manufacturing system for its KESO keys.

Westermo helps Electricity North West upgrade to Ethernet/IP communications network
March 13, 2017

Westermo helps Electricity North West upgrade to Ethernet/IP communications network

The modernised, `non-operations’ network provides reliability and bandwidth helping the company to better monitor and control the supply of electricity to 2.4 million properties in the UK.

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