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Strategies to Ensure Your UHF RFID Antenna Coverage is Suffi...

Blog post by Senior Electrical Engineer John Shipley

Are you familiar with ultra-high frequency radio frequency identification (UHF RFID)?  UHF

The Importance of Down Time from Work

Blog post by Barb Rausch, Human Resource Manager

“Vacations help us change the view, which can spark an idea or

Tips for Learning New PLC Software

Blog post by Daniel Miller

As system integrators, there are multiple times when you will be tasked to learn

The Many Benefits of PLM Plant Simulation Software

Siemens Tecnomatrix® Plant Simulation is a valuable PLM software tool for engineers working at a manufacturing facility and for

Automation Project ROI

Blog post by Nick Hobbs, Business Development

When manufacturing facilities are discussing new automation, there is sometimes the perception that

IoT Field Goal Kicking with MindSphere at Manufacturing in A...

Earlier this month, participants at Manufacturing in America had the chance to kick field goals at Ford Field.  We

What is your plan when your equipment goes down?

Blog post by Dave Foster, Vice President of Engineering

It’s not a matter of if your equipment is going to

Sam Hoff Chats with Tony Veroeven of CSIA During the Manufac...

Patti Engineering’s CEO Sam Hoff featured in CSIA’s Talking Industrial Automation podcast

Sam Hoff spoke with Tony Veroeven of CSIA

Things to Remember When Setting Up a Temperature PID in Siem...

Blog post by Joe Palace, Senior Electrical Engineer

Good common practices and tips when using a Siemens PID Temperature Technology

Patti Spotlight: Jagannath Rao

This article originally appeared in the January 2018 Patti Perspective newsletter.  Didn’t receive it?  Sign up today!

Jagannath Rao is

Arc Flash Safety

Blog post by Marc Bourque, Electrical Engineer

What is arc flash, and why should you be concerned about it?
What is

2017 Year in Review

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