Patti Engineering Fun

We try to live by the “work hard, play hard” philosophy. Our engineers do incredible work so we’re sure to reward them with fun and relaxing events of all kinds.

2017 Year in Review

Happy Holidays from all of us at Patti Engineering.  Thank you for a great 2017! Link to video page


New Office Mate: FANUC LR-Mate

We’ve had a new office mate this week in our Austin office! This FANUC LR-Mate is getting ready to inspect parts on an upcoming project. He’s got a payload of 7kg and you won’t need a safety cage around this little guy.  

Patti Engineering 25 Years in Song

25 Years in Song

We hope you will enjoy our trip down memory lane as we highlight both our accomplishments, bumps and bruises, and lessons learned over the last 25 years- in song! June 3rd marked 25 years in business for Patti Engineering.  We are certainly grateful for our employees, customers, and partners who […]

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Control Magazine Patti Engineering Cybersecurity

Sharing Solutions to Industrial Cyber Security Challenges

Why You Need MindSphere in Your Facility


New Office Mate: FANUC LR-Mate

Patti Engineering Provides Solution for FCA US Transmission Plant Operation

New Technology: Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500S Software Controller

In Memory of Dick Morley

Remote I/O: What and Why

Digitally Testing Code with Simulation Software

Robot Frames Street Address

Robot Frames as Street Addresses

two workers at production line in plant

Is Your System Recoverable?


FAQs on IIoT

Retrofit Database Upgrade

A Retrofit Database Upgrade

Mitigating the Challenges of Working on Production Equipment

Coordinate System Frames Industrial Robots

Coordinate System Frames in Industrial Robots

Tips Tricks Motoman Robots

Tips and Tricks for Motoman Robots

3 Considerations for Smooth Implementation of UHF RFID



UHF RFID Infographic

UHF RFID 101 [Infographic]

Why You Should Set Up Network Redundancy- Correctly

UHF RFID Applications

Recommended UHF RFID Applications

Linking SQL Servers

Linking SQL Servers Saves Time

Internal vs External Controls Projects

Why Study Engineering?

vision system or blind

Do I Need a Vision System for my Robot or Should I Fly Blind?

Vision System Parameters

Tricky Parameters for a Vision System: A Case in Point

Piston Ringer Assembly

Piston Ringer Assembly: Rewriting the Code

A Robot Cell for Sound Deadener and Blackout Spray

2nd Annual Women’s STEM Career Fair

Stress Test

Stress Testing Pressure Vessels: Oil & Gas Industry

Mitsubishi Electric GOT HMI

Should I Use the Advanced Recipe Function in the GOT HMI?

Robots Working Humans Industrial

Should I Add Robots to My Facility?

Ian Mogab's blog post about improving a grease gun station.

Grease Gun Station: Reducing Quality Control Issues

Pharma Control Improvements

Pharma Control Improvements Using Siemens SIMATIC

Lessons Learned in Managing Time Onsite

4 Types of Collaborative Robots Patti Engineering

4 Types of Collaborative Robots to Increase Productivity

Matt Lopinski Patti Engineering

Spotlight on Matt Lopiniski, Vice President of Industrial Automation at Mitsubishi Electric Automation

Mitsubishi Logo - Systems Integrator.

Our Partnership History with Mitsubishi Electric Automation

IO-Link Patti Engineering

Taking IO-Link to the Next Level

Mitsubishi Electric GOT1000 csv Data Logging

Building Complete Operator Workstations

Building Complete Operator Workstations

Phoenix Contact Patti Engineering 25 years

Phoenix Contact Helps Us Celebrate 25 Years

IO-Link hardware

What’s So Great about IO-Link?

Patti Engineering 25 Years in Song

25 Years in Song

mguard SCADa System Integration

Installing SCADA without Internet Access Using mGuard

Our Partnership History with Siemens

Raj Batra Siemens Digital Factory

Spotlight on Raj Batra, President, Siemens USA Digital Factory

Universal Robots Safety

Getting Started With Universal Robots – Safely

Tips for Attending the 2016 CSIA Executive Conference

Celebrating Six Years in Austin, Texas

csia control system integrator why should industrial automation users care

What is a CSIA Certified Control System Integrator and Why Should Users of Industrial Automation Care?

Will Engineers Write Patti Engineering Blog

Will Engineers Write?

Patti Engineering to Share Integration Expertise with Two Webinars This Month

Setting Up Reliable Monitoring for a Water and Wastewater System Using Phoenix Contact Radioline

O-O Object Oriented Industrial Automation

O-O Approach For Industrial Automation Software Development

Patti Engineering Cyber Security Tips for business

That Time We Wound Up Interviewed by the FBI

Engineering Blog Connect SIMATIC S7-200 PLC via Ethernet

Simple Steps to Connect a SIMATIC S7-200 to a SIMATIC S7-300/400 via Ethernet

Patti Engineering Texas Team Talks Timers

Three Considerations for Programming a Control System Timer

How to Save Time and Frustration When Configuring VFD Safety on Profinet

Range of Recent FANUC Robotics Projects

A Range of Recent FANUC Robotics Projects

Patti Engineering - Choosing a Preferred Provider

An End Users Perspective on Choosing the Right Control System Integrator

An Engineer’s Debugging Tip – No Packet Sniffing Hardware or RS232 Port Required!

Patti Engineering Office in Indiana

Patti Engineering Announces New Office in Kokomo, Indiana

Patti Engineering Work Hard Play Hard

At Patti Engineering We Work Hard and Play Hard

Patti Engineering Opens Office in Tennessee to Meet Growing Demand for Siemens and Mitsubishi Automation Expertise

Patti Engineering Thermon Project

Patti Engineering Upgrades Motion Control to Double Production Speed for Customer in First Month

Patti Engineering ESD Regional Future City Competition

Patti Engineering Names St Valentine Catholic School Winner of its Special Award at Regional Future City Competition

The Father of the PLC – Dick Morley

Patti Engineering Tips on Automation Projects

Experienced Engineers Share Tips to Minimize Downtime When Implementing an Automation Project

Real Ale Brewing Company – How Brad Farbstein Turned his Passion into a Successful Business

Patti Engineer Sails in Race to Mackinac

Siemens Performance-based Contracting banner

Siemens Hires Patti Engineering to Support its Water and Wastewater Improvement Project for the City of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas

Patti Engineering Texas

Patti Engineering Texas – Blazing a Trail

Mitsubishi Q Series.

An Inside Look: Major Mitsubishi Electric Control System Upgrade for Automotive Manufacturing Giant

ARC Advisory Group logo.

Patti Engineering Invited to Share PROFINET Expertise at ARC Advisory Group’s 18th annual Industry Forum 2014

Nick Hitchcock of Patti Engineering.

The Professional Engineer License and What it Means if Hiring an Engineering Company to Assist with Automation Projects

Future City logo.

Patti Engineering to Sponsor 18th Annual Michigan Regional Future City Competition

A Team Effort to Help Forgotten Harvest Feed the Hungry

Patti Engineering fun!

A Fun Evening of Pampering

CSiA certified.

Control System Integrators Buoyed by Growth in Manufacturing

Patti Engineering at iFLY Texas.

Our Texas Team Enjoys Fun in the Air

Patti Engineering has fun on Lake Orion.

Nothing Like a Beautiful Summer Day on Lake Orion

Client logo - Chrysler.

Chrysler Siemens TRANSLINE 2000 & Mitsubishi Electric PLC/HMI

Patti Engineering Fun Fund_ a night of cards

Fun Fund Playing Card Game Night

Notre Dame Prep Killer Bees.

FIRST Robotics Teams Impress in St. Louis

Future City 20 years.

Students Innovate Technology to Manage Stormwater Damage

Control Engineering System Integrator of the Year.

Control Engineering 2013 System Integrator of the Year

Patti Engineering building.

What We’re Thankful For

9-speed transmission.

Providing Engineering Expertise for First 9-speed Transmission

Patti Engineering Fun Fund - Race cars.

Fun Fuels Us Across the Finish Line

How to view plant MES system from home or smart phone

March Madness 2012.

March Madness Anyone?

Siemens PCS.

DCS vs. PLC: Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7

Letter from Mike Wiezbowski of MKW & Associates.

Aju Mathew Earns Outstanding Accolades

Patti Engineering's Expertise: Professional engineering services.

Professional Engineering (PE) Designation & Forensic Engineering

Stuxnet virus.

Industrial IT Security Can No Longer Rely on Fortress Building

CSiA certified.

Sam Hoff Elected to CSIA Directors Board

Future Detroit logo.

Participating in EDS Michigan Regional Future City Competition

Network connections.

Sam Hoff Quoted in Ethernet Impact Article

S7 PLCsim.

PLC Simulator Tips & Tricks

Siemens Integrator.

We’ve Been Named A Siemens Solution Partner