Case Studies & Application Stories 

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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Advanticsys helps Welsh high school enhance wireless building management efficiency
March 10, 2017

Advanticsys helps Welsh high school enhance wireless building management efficiency

Advanticsys wireless solution supporting M-Bus and Modbus RTU / TCP was chosen by the School and Cardiff Council due to the non-intrusive nature of the installation, with little preparatory work needed resulting in a cost reduction compared to other wired alternatives.

Citelum and Paradox Engineering work to make Siracusa, Italy a 'Smart City'
March 01, 2017

Citelum and Paradox Engineering work to make Siracusa, Italy a 'Smart City'

Citelum’s project was designed to achieve four main targets: energy efficiency, city beautification, remote control and management of lighting points, data transmission systems.

JMA Wireless provides wireless connectivity for King Willem-Alexander Tunnel
February 28, 2017

JMA Wireless provides wireless connectivity for King Willem-Alexander Tunnel

VWT selected JMA Wireless’ compression connector technology to ensure connectivity in the tunnel system for four mobile operators (KPN, Vodafone, T-Mobile and Tele2) four bands (800, 900, 1800 and 2100 MHz), and six sectors.

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Remtec delivers robotic material handling for Dana Inc.
February 23, 2017

Remtec delivers robotic material handling for Dana Inc.

In early 2016, Dana Incorporated contracted Remtec Automation to design, manufacture and install an automated turnkey robotic material handling system with vision guidance for a rear axle assembly, integrating the workcell into an existing conveyor system.

ABB provides controlled transmission drives for Indian mining company
February 21, 2017

ABB provides controlled transmission drives for Indian mining company

Located in Northwest India, the mine delivers lignite, sometimes called brown coal, to the Jallipa Kapurdi coal-fired power plant. Initially the lignite was transported by truck, but mine officials determined that a long conveyor would be a better solution.

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Wibu-Systems' CodeMeter used by Fritz Stephan to secure medical devices
February 17, 2017

Wibu-Systems' CodeMeter used by Fritz Stephan to secure medical devices

CodeMeter protects the company’s intellectual property against counterfeiting and reverse engineering, safeguards its EVE devices from tampering, and enables a convenient, online licensing system for its customers.

Honeywell to provide process control for Chinese petrochemical company
February 14, 2017

Honeywell to provide process control for Chinese petrochemical company

Honeywell UOP will supply a range of technologies in the form of license, design, key equipment, and state-of-the-art catalysts and adsorbents, while Honeywell Process Solutions will provide the process controls and automation systems.

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Opto 22 helps Pioneer Energy enhance visibility of oil wells
February 02, 2017

Opto 22 helps Pioneer Energy enhance visibility of oil wells

Pioneer Energy faced a significant engineering challenge: how do you reproduce—and exceed—the processing capabilities of an entire gas processing plant in a single, mobile system that can fit on a truck trailer?

Greer Industries chooses Emerson's Powerdrive FX variable speed drive to enhance mining production
January 30, 2017

Greer Industries chooses Emerson's Powerdrive FX variable speed drive to enhance mining production

The product is being used as a regenerative drive on a downhill conveyor at one of the company’s limestone mining facilities. Leroy-Somer was selected as the preferred supplier following a recommendation when the conveyor’s existing drive became obsolete.

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ELNOR delivers automated coffee grinding for MAHLKÖNIG
January 27, 2017

ELNOR delivers automated coffee grinding for MAHLKÖNIG

To meet MAHLKÖNIG’s high-precision requirements, ELNOR ensures accurate production and assembly of its motor parts. Engineers from ELNOR perform geometric verification measurements on a CMM as well as noise and vibration investigations in its laboratory.

Domus Logistics chooses Egemin to automate new distribution center
January 27, 2017

Domus Logistics chooses Egemin to automate new distribution center

The DC will allow Domus Logistics to save up to 5,000 truck transports per year. The activities of five of its external partners will also be integrated into the distribution center.

Control Techniques & Leroy-Somer's speed drives enhance energy efficiency for Dutch fishing vessel
January 26, 2017

Control Techniques & Leroy-Somer's speed drives enhance energy efficiency for Dutch fishing vessel

The solution comprises a number of Unidrive M variable speed drives, along with motors, transformers, brake resistors, rectifier units and generators.

Emerson chosen by Stone Edge Farm to automate microgrid operation
January 25, 2017

Emerson chosen by Stone Edge Farm to automate microgrid operation

Stone Edge Farm’s microgrid project strives to not only reduce the property’s greenhouse gas emissions, but also achieve energy independence.

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FIPA delivers machine handling for Foilpuller automated sheet metal system
January 20, 2017

FIPA delivers machine handling for Foilpuller automated sheet metal system

Featuring cycle times of 30–45 seconds, the CNC-controlled Foilpuller with FIPA EOAT and vacuum technology automates the film-removal process for metal sheets used in white goods.

January 17, 2017

Casa Systems chooses Omnify Empower PLM software to manage engineering products

Casa Systems was growing and they needed to find a solution to support formal engineering change control processes in order to eliminate issues they were experiencing with accountability, delays and lost information.

Carolina Color chooses Liad to automate color delivery product line
January 13, 2017

Carolina Color chooses Liad to automate color delivery product line

Carolina Color faced an interesting business decision arising from the launch of two new coloring technologies. Carolina Colors decided to find an automated solution that the customers could install and use in order to achieve a cost advantage.

Rotork provides automated shut-off for heating pipelines in Northern Sweden bridge
January 12, 2017

Rotork provides automated shut-off for heating pipelines in Northern Sweden bridge

Opened in 2014, the 2.1 kilometre bridge also carries two 400 mm diameter district heating pipelines which are now protected by an emergency shut-off system incorporating Rotork pneumatic actuators.

Lakeview Farms uses Leading2Lean's CloudDISPATCH system to cut downtime by 34 percent
January 12, 2017

Lakeview Farms uses Leading2Lean's CloudDISPATCH system to cut downtime by 34 percent

Six months after implementing Leading2Lean’s CloudDISPATCH system, however, Lakeview Farms experienced a 34 percent decrease in line downtime, a 15 percent reduction in repair costs, and a 30 percent increase in maintenance technician efficiency.