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Implementing Plant Standards for a new Leak Test System

PROJECT SUMMARY
A local automotive manufacturer purchased three leak test systems from an OEM. The systems follow a

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Industry 4.0 Pilot Program

Patti Engineering relied on their deep understanding of customer expectations and extensive knowledge of Siemens products to provide

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Upgrading from SIMATIC S5 to S7 Controllers

Originally authored and published by Siemens Industry, Inc.
Oil and gas operators still using Siemens SIMATIC S5 controllers could

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Construction Equipment Maker Enhances Quality with SIMATIC U...

Originally authored and published by Siemens Industry, Inc.
Patti Engineering deployed a Siemens SIMATIC UHF RFID system improving testing,

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Case Study: Large Engine Plant

PROJECT BACKGROUND
A large engine plant was preparing an existing assembly line to manufacture a new model of engine. This

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Ancor Labeling

Increasing production on a label packaging operation
PROJECT SUMMARY
Back in 2005, Ancor teamed up with Patti Engineering to create

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Siemens Statue of Liberty Rescue Elevator

It’s one of the most recognizable icons in the world and, as part of a $30 million dollar renovation

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Men's Wearhouse Garment Sortation

Problem
Men’s Wearhouse distribution centers were experiencing reliability and productivity issues. The company struggled with aging infrastructure, increasingly stringent regulations,

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Lathrup Village Sewer System Controls

Problem
Lathrup Village is only allowed a certain amount of sewage flow, so two 1 million gallon retention tanks are

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Kawasaki Robotics Underbody Sealer System

Problem
Kawasaki Robotics (USA), Inc. had secured a job providing the robotics underbody sealer system job for the Toyota Camry’s

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Hill Country Bakery Case Study

Challenge
Hill Country Bakery had a distribution center that housed both ingredients and products. The distribution center had multiple

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Ancor Monroney Window Sticker Machine

Problem
For 18 years every night, Troy, Michigan-based Ancor had been printing all of Ford Motor Company’s vehicle window label

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