Patti Engineering to Present Three Technical Seminars at the Siemens Automation Summit June 25-28, 2018 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Marco Island, FL

Resource Type: Press Releases | June 20, 2018

Patti Engineering’s CEO Sam Hoff will share expertise on Siemens MindSphere, Senior Electrical Engineer John Shipley will discuss UHF RFID, and Electrical Engineer Nick Sadro will present manufacturing digitalization using Siemens Plant Simulation.

 Auburn Hills, MI June 20, 2018 Patti Engineering, Inc., a leading control system integration company based in Auburn Hills, MI with offices in Texas and Indiana, today announced the details of the company’s three technical presentations at the 2018 Siemens Automation Summit, which takes place June 25-28, 2018 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Marco Island, FL.

“We are thrilled to have had three abstracts accepted for this year’s Siemens Automation Summit,” said Patti Engineering’s CEO Sam Hoff.  “This event is both an opportunity to share our knowledge and best practices with other users, and a great place to stay up to date on the newest Siemens automation technology.  Patti Engineering has attended for many years, and we are excited to be presenting once again this year.”

CEO Sam Hoff will present a technical seminar entitled “How MindSphere Can Revolutionize Your Facility” on Tuesday, June 26 at 10:00 am.  Hoff will discuss how the Siemens MindSphere Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform can be used to deliver meaningful manufacturing data for production decision making.

Senior Electrical Engineer John Shipley will present a case study entitled “The Challenge of UHF RFID in a Beverage Distribution Facility” at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, June 27.  Shipley will demonstrate how implementing UHF RFID drastically improved inventory tracking for a Fortune 100 beverage distribution company.

The final Patti Engineering presentation, “Benefitting from Digitalization with Siemens Plant Simulation,” will be given by Electrical Engineer Nick Sadro. The session will take place at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, and will discuss how to use Siemens Technomatix Plant Simulation software to create a “digital twin” of your factory, which can then be used to increase efficiency and maximize output.

The Siemens Automation Summit brings together manufacturing professionals who use Siemens automation technologies to share best practices, network, receive free training, and test the latest products from Siemens.  More than 50 expert user-led presentations offer training, case studies, product roadmaps and feedback sessions.

To learn more and register, visit Siemens’ registration website.

Patti Engineering has a proven track record of delivering successful results across a range of industries, and the company was named the first Siemens MindSphere Hybrid OT Partner. Customer satisfaction and project success earned the company Control Engineering Magazine’s ‘2013 System Integrator of the Year’, and placement in the Control Engineering Magazine’s Hall of Fame.  The company is a CSIA Certified control system integrator and a recognized partner to many automation technology companies.

About Patti Engineering, Inc. 
Patti Engineering, Inc. is a CSIA Certified control systems integration company offering high-caliber engineering and software development services. Patti Engineering’s technical expertise in electrical control and information systems provides turnkey control systems integration for design/build, upgrade/retrofit and asset/energy management projects. Industrial automation, production intelligence and shop floor IT solutions services include: project management, electrical engineering, hardware design, hardware procurement, software development, installation, calibration, start-up testing, verification, documentation, training and warranty support. Customer satisfaction and project success earned the company placement in the Control Engineering Magazine’s Hall of Fame. For more information, visit

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Georgia Whalen is the founder of Rivergate Marketing, Patti Engineering’s marketing partner since 2009. She is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, public relations, and account management. As the founder of Rivergate Marketing, Georgia is passionate about helping clients such as Patti Engineering build their digital presence to be found and connect with the manufacturers and industrial customers who can benefit from their services.