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HVAC Controls Producer

An industry leading HVAC controls producer was struggling with product quality. Testing protocols for control units were unreliable resulting in bad product arriving to customers. Furthermore, no data collection of these faulty components was being tracked. Circuit boards were either good or bad; no determination was being made as to why the products were not functioning as designed. Testing automation had been an obvious candidate for some time, however, new circuit boards were [...]

Control System Upgrade

A leading manufacturer of corrugated packaging had a carton folder on a critical production line that was under-performing. Product quality and throughput were suffering due to challenges with the obsolete controls hardware maintaining proper timing. Attempting to correct these issues was a weekly task for the maintenance staff, taking them away from other areas of need in the plant. In addition, replacement components were scarce and cost prohibitive which resulted in significant loss [...]

Leading Paper Converter

A leading paper converter was operating an aging sheeting line. The system is a critical component to the through-put of the plant operating in a 24/5 environment. The existing Siemens controls were obsolete, and consequently, could only be sourced on the online secondary market in the event of a failure. Unplanned down time for a controls-related occurrence could take months to correct creating vast amounts of lost production, missed deadlines and unhappy customers. [...]

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