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Patti Engineering Celebrates 33 Years! [Video]

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 On June 3rd, 2024, we celebrate 33 years of Patti Engineering. From one man and his laptop, Patti Engineering has grown into an industry leader with a global reach. […]

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Employee Spotlight: Celebrating our Three Directors of Operations

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As Patti Engineering celebrates its 33rd anniversary on June 3, 2024, we are excited to spotlight our three dedicated directors of operations: John Shipley in Indianapolis, Indiana; Terrance Brinkley in […]

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Sam Hoff Talks Robotics Innovation in Packaging Technology Today

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Patti Engineering CEO Sam Hoff and SWS Consulting President Scott Steele co-authored an article featured in Packaging Technology Today’s May 2024 issue. Together, they discuss the key technology advancements that […]

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Replacing Legacy Motors and Drives for a Hunziker Tumble Blaster System

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Patti Engineering integrators recently completed a project to breathe new life into a system involving an older piece of equipment – a hunziker tumble blaster. Two aging motors had been […]

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Employee Spotlight: Video Edition with Tomas Guillen

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In our latest Employee Spotlight: Video Edition, we shine a light on Tomas Guillen, Controls Engineer at Patti Engineering. Tomas’ journey with Patti Engineering began when he completed internships in […]

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Strategies and Preparation for a Controls Upgrade

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As the central component of an industrial manufacturing process, the control system communicates with all connected equipment and coordinates next steps. As it ages, difficulties and limitations can arise that […]

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Upgrading a Legacy Controls System

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The process of upgrading a control system is nuanced and requires careful analysis of the equipment to which it’s connected. While mechanical equipment upgrades can result in more tangible benefits […]

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Common Considerations Integrating Robotics in Manufacturing

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Read the eBook Now Have you ever wondered how the addition of a robot to your manufacturing flow might help address your current production issues?  Are you unsure of how, […]

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Employee Spotlight: Video Edition with Dan Sula

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In our first Employee Spotlight: Video Edition, Senior Robotics Engineer Dan Sula speaks with Georgia Whalen from Rivergate Marketing about his specialization in advanced robot application solutions for automation at […]

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Precision in Integration: Patti Engineering Again Claims Position on System Integrator Giants List

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Patti Engineering again secures a position on the System Integrator Giants list by Control Engineering, underscoring the company’s commitment to sustained excellence in system integration. Their submission for the annual […]

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Senior Controls Engineer II, Nikhil Niphadkar, Promoted to Team Lead at Patti Engineering

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We are excited to highlight the well-deserved promotion of Nikhil Niphadkar to the position of Team Lead in our Austin, Texas office. Previously a Senior Controls Engineer at Patti Engineering, […]

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Simple Steps to Connect a SIMATIC S7-200 to a SIMATIC S7-300/400 via Ethernet

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This blog post was originally written in 2017 and is still relevant for those using Siemens S7 PLCs and the other products named in this article. However, Siemens stopped production […]

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Tips and Tricks for Programming Wonderware SCADA System Software

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This blog post was originally written in 2018 and the tips and tricks were based on Wonderware technology at the time which may still be relevant for some. However, Wonderware […]

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Coordinate System Frames in Industrial Robots

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Overview It’s easy to teach a robot if you know what frame to teach the points in. If not, it can be a nightmare! If you are having a hard […]

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6 Things to Remember When Setting Up a Temperature PID in Siemens TIA Portal

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When working with applications where precise temperature and humidity control are vital, such as paint shop air supply systems or industrial ovens, PID temperature tuning becomes a non-negotiable step. The […]

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6 Safety Tips Every New Engineer Should Know

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Manufacturing and industrial facilities are filled with a wide range of dangerous safety risks. The work environments can be fast paced, have many moving parts, and contain very complex processes. […]

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Empower Your Facility with Data-Driven Decisions: Patti Engineering’s Digital Manufacturing Needs Assessment

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The road to digital transformation is not one-size-fits-all, and each manufacturing facility’s needs are unique. Our Digital Manufacturing Needs Assessment takes less than 5 minutes and helps us gauge your […]

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Unlocking Success: The Perks of Working with a CSIA Certified System Integrator

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Shared knowledge goes a long way. When it comes to staying up-to-date with best practices in the industrial automation system integration industry, being a part of a trusted network has […]

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Employee Spotlight: Matt Shewell

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Meet Matt Shewell, Director of Senior Engineering at Patti Engineering, leading a dynamic team of senior engineers in our Michigan office. With a versatile skill set, Matt also takes on […]

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Redefining Data Control for Peak Efficiency with Siemens WinCC OA

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Unleash the true potential of industrial automation with Siemens SIMATIC WinCC OA, the robust SCADA system with transformative capabilities and seamless integration with Siemens S7-1500 PLC. WinCC OA revolutionizes data […]

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