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Profibus Debugging

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

Patti Engineering Announces Leadership Changes in Austin, Te...

Experienced New Business Development Manager Tim Hebert was recently hired and Nick Hitchcock was promoted by Patti Engineering, Inc.

Patti Engineering Texas Office Attains Inductive Automation...

Senior Engineer Ryan Goad has successfully completed the Inductive Automation Gold Level Certification test for Ignition Software version 8.0,

Patti Engineering Relocates Austin Facility to Offer Expande...

Control System Integrator Patti Engineering moves to larger facility in Austin, Texas, offering enhanced warehouse and shop space in

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.  

Every

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

Improving Robot Cell Efficiency Using ROBOGUIDE simulation

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