Siemens Solution Partner Patti Engineering to Present Seminar “Utilizing the Scalance S615 Security Module on The Factory Floor” at Siemens Automation Summit June 27, 2017

Resource Type: Press Releases | June 22, 2017

Controls Engineer Ryan Goad will co-host a technical seminar with Caterpillar, Inc. to share expertise on using Siemens technology to integrate a plant floor and an IT network at a large industrial facility

 Auburn Hills, MI June 22, 2017 Patti Engineering, Inc., a leading control system integration company based in Auburn Hills, MI with offices in Texas and Indiana, today announced details of a seminar the company will present at the Siemens Automation Summit in Boca Raton, Florida.  The seminar titled “Utilizing the Scalance S615 Security Module on The Factory Floor” is one of two sessions that Patti Engineering will present at the Automation Summit.

The Siemens Automation Summit will take place June 26-29 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, Waldorf Astoria Resort in Boca Raton, Florida.  The summit is a user conference featuring presentations by and for manufacturing professionals who use Siemens technology.

Patti Engineering Controls Engineer Ryan Goad and Caterpillar Inc.’s Jerod Bond will discuss an application where Patti Engineering recently integrated a plant floor and IT network at Caterpillar, Inc. with over 3000 networked devices and hundreds of PLCs utilizing SCALANCE S615 security modules to secure the network.   The session will include details of the technology and the overall solution.  Attendees will learn about the challenges overcome and the benefits realized with regards to performance, reliability, and safety.  The seminar will be presented Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 10 am in Royal Palm 4.

“Integrated IT networks are a major trend in the automation industry, but companies face unique challenges as they make this shift,” said Sam Hoff, founder and president of Patti Engineering.  “Attendees will walk away with a clear understanding of how this Siemens technology increased security and reduced risk.”

Patti Engineering is a Siemens Solution Partner in Automation, Drives, and most recently, RFID and Networking.  Ian Mogab, Controls Engineer at Patti Engineering, will also be co-presenting a seminar, “Siemens RF600: A Case Study” Wednesday, June 28, at the same event.

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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