Project studies, technology trends, tips and tricks, and company announcements for your reading enjoyment.
30 Projects for 30 Years
Today marks 30 years of Patti Engineering. Back in 1991, three weeks before Sam’s wedding day, he founded a
How Does a Neural Processing Unit Make AI Accessible to Manu...
The SIMATIC S7-1500 TM NPU (neural processing unit) is the new AI (artificial intelligence) module from Siemens.
Why Virtual Commissioning?
Especially with visitor and safety restrictions over the last year, more of our customers have been requesting virtual commissioning
What Can Go Wrong When You Underestimate The Edge
We’ve all heard about the importance of The Cloud when it comes
A customer was having a problem with their Profibus communication. The Profibus nodes were dropping out occasionally. This caused
Identifying Production Blocks Using MindSphere
Earlier this month, Sam Hoff, CEO presented at Siemens’ Realize LIVE Europe virtual conference. In this case study, we
Coming Back from COVID Quarantine
A lifetime ago, back in March, we reached out to you all to ask: What can we do
The Role of Manufacturing During COVID-19
To our valued partners and customers,
During these unprecedented times, I’ve been thinking about our industry. While things are changing
Rockwell to Siemens HMI Conversion
Control conversions happen all of the time when new tooling is replaced in plants. Cost is always a factor
Patti Project Process
If you’ve never worked with us or if it’s been a while, you might be wondering what to expect.
Solving Obsolescence with a Virtual Machine
If you are running a facility using Phoenix Contact VLC, you know you are about to hit a big
Robot ROI Checklist
A common misconception about Robot Return on Investment (ROI) is that labor cost savings achieves an acceptable payback