Case Studies

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Greater Visibility into CNCs, Robots and Assembly Machines Results in Assurance of On-Time Parts Delivery

VisualizationThe manufacturer could not get live production visibility from their CNCs, robots, and assembly machines. Their customers had concerns about their ability to deliver enough parts on time as a result. They knew that their ability to win future work from end customers was at stake if this issue wasn’t resolved.... {Read More}

Retrofit of a 12 Station Rotary Dial Machining Cell Using Programmable Numeric Control (PNC)

Rotary Dial Machine The customer was asked to provide options for upgrading an outdated machining cell based on computer numeric control (CNC). The equipment is used to manufacture metal driveshaft yokes for the automotive industry. They were looking to retrofit their CNC machine with a new control system.... {Read More}

Asset Management Services Bring Organization to Disjointed Storeroom

Storage Organization The customer needed help to move and organize their storeroom. Their maintenance store room had been neglected over the years. Either the spare parts that were inventoried weren’t the correct ones or were obsolete. They also had multiple vendors on the shelves for the same part number. This was costing them time and money. The solution they were looking for needed to include a plan that freed-up employees’ time, increased efficiency and didn’t add headcount. ... {Read More}

Obsolete Light Curtains Were Causing a Sourcing and Safety Issue for Shingle Manufacturer

Posted on Thursday Jun 07, 2018 | curtains, light, migration, safety,

Museum Lighting Project The manufacturer faced an issue with their current light curtains being obsolete. The equipment was so old they could no longer find a source for what was installed. They needed competitive pricing to what they had been purchasing as well as someone that could review their applications, wiring and devise a solution. They could no longer find a source to sell them their light curtains because they were obsolete. This caused a large problem for them because it interfered with operating their production lines safely and effectively. ... {Read More}

Re-Lamping of Casting Manufacturing Facility Results in Reduced Energy Costs and Increase in Parts Inspection Efficiency

Museum Lighting Project The T8 lamps that were currently installed in the factory needed to be replaced frequently. This slowed down production and hindered parts inspection. The manufacturer was looking to upgrade their lighting either with completely new fixtures or a LED re-lamping in current fixtures. ... {Read More}


Posted on Tuesday Apr 10, 2018 | bulbs, incandescent, lamps, led, lighting, lights, roi,

Museum Lighting Project The museum was looking for a better way to light their artwork than the existing incandescent lamps. The incandescent lamps needed to be replaced frequently which required a great deal of time by maintenance personnel. With the amount of inventory that needed to be kept on hand by the museum, the museum incurred high stock and maintenance costs. ... {Read More}