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  • CRAFT BREWERY WHITEBOX MES SYSTEM

    Posted11 days AGO

    Production facilities run at a lightning fast pace and every minute of downtime and each incidence of waste translates to a big cost. Our primary challenge was to automate the gathering of production rates, waste, and downtime on a running line without interrupting production in any way; on dozens of customer line and network configurations, PLCs, meters, and brands. In addition, we needed to find a way to create a compact but powerful analysis machine that requires a single power outlet and a single network connection.

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  • 9 MES TOOLS EVERY PLANT MANAGER NEEDS TO IMPROVE BUSINESS PERFORMANCE

    Posted11 days AGO

    Imagine a world where all the data collected throughout your facility is accessible to every operator, manager, and executive as needed. This is what manufacturing execution systems (MES) enable you to do.

    Even knowing the benefits an MES system can bring, it can be daunting to think about making the leap to implement MES when the entire world is setup as a collection of various tools that only solve individual problems. This whitepaper looks at how you can overcome MES implementation hurdles to eliminate information islands and increase business performance by effectively using MES tools.

    We cover nine different MES tools you can incrementally implement to improve data flow, make educated and strategic improvements, and ultimately improve performance.

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Resources Shared by CSIA
  • Introducing the Talking Industrial Automation Podcast!

    https://www.csiaexchange.com/podcast.aspx?utm_source=Updates&utm_medium=CSIA%20E...

    PostedTuesday, January 30,2018 at 4:25 PM

    The Talking Industrial Automation Podcast is a show to help you get to know the people who make modern manufacturing and processing possible. Along the way we will touch on integration technology, trends and challenges. If you are a manufacturer, end user/client, supplier or system integrator interested in industrial automation, I hope you will enjoy the insights CSIA members will bring to this podcast. CSIA is the Control System Integrators Association and exists to improve the professionalism of system integrator businesses.

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  • Delivering automation success through qualified integrators

    PostedThursday, August 3,2017 at 11:26 AM

    Two-page guide and rationale on why manufacturers and end user clients should choose system integrators that are CSIA Certified.

    Certification is a program of the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA). It is a certification uniquely designed for control system integration companies. The audit to achieve certification verifies business practices and is available only to CSIA members.

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