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Tennessee Valley Authority Dam Spillway Controls

Problem
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Wilson Dam was built in 1924 and is the largest hydroelectric plant in the

Siemens Statue of Liberty Rescue Elevator

It’s one of the most recognizable icons in the world and, as part of a $30 million dollar renovation

Oetiker S5 to S7 PLC Upgrade

Problem
Oetiker, a global leader in automotive and industrial clamping and connection solutions, had equipment running on Siemens S5 PLCs,

Men's Wearhouse Garment Sortation

Problem
Men’s Wearhouse distribution centers were experiencing reliability and productivity issues. The company struggled with aging infrastructure, increasingly stringent regulations,

Lathrup Village Sewer System Controls

Problem
Lathrup Village is only allowed a certain amount of sewage flow, so two 1 million gallon retention tanks are

Kawasaki Robotics Underbody Sealer System

Problem
Kawasaki Robotics (USA), Inc. had secured a job providing the robotics underbody sealer system job for the Toyota Camry’s

Hill Country Bakery Case Study

Challenge
Hill Country Bakery had a distribution center that housed both ingredients and products. The distribution center had multiple

Ancor Monroney Window Sticker Machine

Problem
For 18 years every night, Troy, Michigan-based Ancor had been printing all of Ford Motor Company’s vehicle window label