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Patti Engineering, Inc. Integrators
2110 East Walton Blvd., Ste. A Auburn Hills MI 48326 United States
Phone 1248-364-3200
Fax248-364-3371
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedFriday, June 19,2020 at 4:37 PM
    A lifetime ago, back in March, we reached out to you all to ask: What can we do to help? The most immediate need we are hearing from you is social distancing and contact tracing. Luckily, by and large, these solutions already exist. https://bit.ly/2MveW7R
  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedFriday, June 5,2020 at 11:05 AM
    The most immediate need we are hearing from you is social distancing and contact tracing. Many facilities that have been shutdown are looking to cautiously reopen in the next few weeks. https://bit.ly/2MveW7R
  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedWednesday, April 29,2020 at 10:04 AM
    While things are changing every day, it is becoming clear that manufacturing will have a major role to play in meeting immediate needs and in the rebuilding that will come after. https://bit.ly/3f1yyxE
  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedMonday, March 16,2020 at 10:52 AM
    Read these tips for converting a Rockwell HMI to Siemens.
    
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    Rockwell to Siemens HMI Conversion - Patti Engineering
    Control conversions happen all of the time when new tooling is replaced in plants. Cost is always a factor when the type of control platform is selected. Creating a clear plan and using the available features on TIA Portal will help to alleviate some ...
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedThursday, February 20,2020 at 7:27 AM
    Here are some good common practices and tips when using a Siemens PID Temperature Technology object to control your heat device inside of your Siemens PLC program.
    
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    Things to Remember When Setting Up a Temperature PID in Siemens TIA Portal - Patti Engineering
    Blog post by Joe Palace, Senior Electrical Engineer Good common practices and tips when using a Siemens PID Temperature Technology object to control your heat device inside of your Siemens PLC program. Before doing anything, you want to pick the corr ...
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedThursday, February 6,2020 at 7:49 AM
    In many ways and for many reasons, facilities are being asked to become nimbler and adapt to change more quickly.
    
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    A More Flexible Facility through Digitalization - Patti Engineering
    Upgrade project examples that make digitalization work for your manufacturing facility, for more flexible production, planning, and maintenance.
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedThursday, October 31,2019 at 12:17 PM
    Not a single bolt was moved as we played around with different configurations to find the most efficient methods.
    
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    Improving Robot Cell Efficiency Using ROBOGUIDE simulation - Patti Engineering
    Have you ever wanted to try some new ideas to improve your robot cell efficiency?  Many people think of testing robot arm paths when they think of ROBOGUIDE simulation software, but there are a number of other changes and ideas that can be virtually ...
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedWednesday, October 16,2019 at 1:20 PM
    While this change did have to occur while production was not running in order to replace the hardware, the update went rather smoothly with only a hardware config download and some minor testing.
    
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    Retrofitting a Siemens ET 200x with ET 200pro - Patti Engineering
    Challenge As part of a retool, a customer was looking to upgrade their Siemens ET 200x field devices.  This legacy hardware was outdated to the point of searching eBay for replacement parts.   Solution The Siemens ET 200pro was specified as the repla ...
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedFriday, October 11,2019 at 9:14 AM
    We’ve created a worksheet that anyone can use to conduct this type of analysis!
    
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    Eliminating Bottlenecks Using Cycle Time Analysis - Patti Engineering
    Bottlenecks.  They handicap your throughput, mess with your utilization, and throw a wrench in your schedule.  Sometimes the solutions can be very obvious – and sometimes obviously prohibitively expensive. Ways to Reduce Bottlenecks From moving stati ...
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedTuesday, October 8,2019 at 7:54 AM
    If you have a project you’d like to put in the budget, it is a good idea to take a few minutes to brain dump your ideas for that project now.  This Initial Scope of Work worksheet is one way to think about defining your project.
    
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    Drafting a Scope of Work for a Controls Project - Patti Engineering
    Why to draft a scope of work when brainstorming automation controls project. Plus, a worksheet and guide to writing one yourself.
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedThursday, August 1,2019 at 3:31 PM
    One way to weigh the criteria is to use our asset tracking decision tree, which will walk you through the main factors to consider.
    
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    Asset Tracking - Solutions for Industrial Facilities- Patti Engineering
    Industrial asset tracking solutions including barcodes, RFID, and RTLS as well as benefits, ideal applications, use cases, and case studies.
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedThursday, June 27,2019 at 1:26 PM
    Upfront planning helped the update go smoothly with only a hardware config download and some minor testing. 
    
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    Retrofitting a Siemens ET 200x with ET 200pro - Patti Engineering
    Challenge As part of a retool, a customer was looking to upgrade their Siemens ET 200x field devices.  This legacy hardware was outdated to the point of searching eBay for replacement parts.   Solution The Siemens ET 200pro was specified as the repla ...
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedMonday, June 10,2019 at 10:22 AM
    There are lots of ways that we can add flexibility into a facility to reduce stress and put you in control of changes.
    
    http://bit.ly/2R1fQdW
    
    A More Flexible Facility through Digitalization - Patti Engineering
    Upgrade project examples that make digitalization work for your manufacturing facility, for more flexible production, planning, and maintenance.
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedFriday, May 31,2019 at 8:11 AM
    Join us on June 12 for a webinar on RFID topics!
    
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    Webinar: Line Balancing and Error Reduction Using RFID at Assembly Stations - Patti Engineering
    On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM CT, John Shipley will be joining Automation World to present a webinar about a recent project. Summary In this webinar, Patti Engineering will explore how a manufacturing facility used a high-frequency RFID app ...
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedFriday, May 17,2019 at 8:51 AM
    This is an interesting article and demo video on Plant Simulation by Shahrokh Yousefi and Connie LeMarbe.
    
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    Improving Work Station Efficiency with Plant Simulation - Patti Engineering
    Virtually testing improvements in your plant allows you to test changes with just a few clicks. Siemens Tecnomatix® Plant Simulation is a great tool for generating reports on product flow, labor usage and other data analytics about your plant. Shahro ...
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedTuesday, May 14,2019 at 12:40 PM
    Considering all of these factors will help you choose a system that works smoothly for your system.  There are some cases when it might be better to not use a vision system at all! 
    
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    Machine Vision System Factors - Patti Engineering
    There are many factors to consider when deciding on a vision system in your automation system.  Three of the biggest are hardware, lighting, and lenses. Hardware Machine Vision sensor resolution How does the sensor resolution affect my machine vision ...
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedWednesday, April 10,2019 at 3:25 PM
    We will debut a data monitoring and analytics app for craft breweries to improve consistent quality.
    
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    Siemens Solution Partner Patti Engineering to Co-Present Seminar at Craft Brewer Conference in Denver April 10, 2019 - Patti Engineering
    “Easy and Scalable Solutions for Brewery Automation with Siemens” will demonstrate new Brewery Monitor App, which allows historical data comparison.
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedThursday, March 28,2019 at 10:39 AM
    This week, we released our first app on the MindSphere Store!
    
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    Introducing CNC Predictive Maintenance MindSphere App - Patti Engineering
    The CNC PIPM app on the MindSphere store is customized for your facility to analyze data, resulting in more uptime and reduce maintenance costs.
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedFriday, March 22,2019 at 11:54 AM
    Patti Engineering’s Nick Sadro and Connie LeMarbe will share their expertise on virtual commissioning and asset tracking in seminars held at the Manufacturing in America Conference on Thursday, March 21st.
    
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    Siemens Solution Partner Patti Engineering to Host Seminars At Manufacturing In America Symposium In Detroit March 20-21, 2019 At Ford Field - Patti Engineering
    The two seminars, “Asset Tracking Options: RTLS or RFID?” and “Benefits of Virtual Commissioning” will take place Thursday, March 21 at Manufacturing in America.
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  • Patti Engineering, Inc. shared an update
    PostedFriday, March 22,2019 at 11:54 AM
    Patti Engineering’s Nick Sadro and Connie LeMarbe will share their expertise on virtual commissioning and asset tracking in seminars held at the Manufacturing in America Conference on Thursday, March 21st.
    
    http://bit.ly/2Wauh0C
    
    Siemens Solution Partner Patti Engineering to Host Seminars At Manufacturing In America Symposium In Detroit March 20-21, 2019 At Ford Field - Patti Engineering
    The two seminars, “Asset Tracking Options: RTLS or RFID?” and “Benefits of Virtual Commissioning” will take place Thursday, March 21 at Manufacturing in America.
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