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Improving Robot Cell Efficiency Using ROBOGUIDE simulation

Have you ever wanted to try some new ideas to improve your robot cell efficiency?  Many people

Drafting Scope of Work for Controls Projects

How and why to draft a scope of work when considering automation controls projects.

Lots of facility engineers and facility

Patti Engineering’s Connie Lemarbe Named One Of The 2019 C...

Auburn Hills, MI – September 19, 2019 – Patti Engineering, Inc., a

Eliminating Bottlenecks Using Cycle Time Analysis

Bottlenecks.  They handicap your throughput, mess with your utilization, and throw a wrench in your schedule.  Sometimes the solutions

A More Flexible Facility Through Digitalization
Choosing Asset Tracking Technology
Retrofitting a Siemens ET 200x with ET 200pro

Challenge
As part of a retool, a customer was looking to upgrade their Siemens ET 200x field devices.  This legacy

Patti Engineering to Present Three Technical Seminars at 201...

Auburn Hills, MI – June 18, 2018 – Patti Engineering, Inc., a leading control system integration company based in Auburn Hills, MI

A More Flexible Facility through Digitalization

In many ways and for many reasons, facilities are being asked to become nimbler and adapt to change more

Webinar: Line Balancing and Error Reduction Using RFID at As...

On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM CT, John Shipley will be joining Automation World to present

Improving Work Station Efficiency with Plant Simulation

Virtually testing improvements in your plant allows you to test changes with just a few clicks.

Siemens Tecnomatix® Plant

Machine Vision System Factors

There are many factors to consider when deciding on a vision system in your automation system.  Three of the