Siemens Solution Partner Patti Engineering to Present Two Seminars at Manufacturing in America Symposium in Detroit March 14-15, 2018 at Ford Field

Resource Type: Press Releases | March 12, 2018

Patti Engineering’s CEO Sam Hoff and Controls Engineer Ryan Goad will host technical seminars to share expertise on Siemens SCALANCE and MindSphere technologies. 

Auburn Hills, MI March 12, 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 the seminars it will present at Manufacturing in America 2018, hosted by Siemens and Electro-Matic Products at Ford Field in downtown Detroit.  Patti Engineering will be exhibiting for the 9th consecutive year and will present technical seminars for conference attendees on Wednesday, March 14 and Thursday, March 15, 2018.

The Manufacturing in America (MiA) conference brings together executives, engineers and enthusiasts from the manufacturing community to network, learn about the newest technologies, and share best practices.  The conference will offer over 100 focused educational seminars, 50 exhibits showcasing emerging technologies, and a networking reception.  Attendees are invited to consult with Patti Engineering’s Siemens experts at booth 102.

Patti Engineering’s Founder and CEO Sam Hoff will host a technical seminar at 2018 MiA’s The Summit event.  The seminar is entitled “How MindSphere Can Revolutionize Your Facility,” and takes place on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in the 7th floor Press Dining Room of Ford Field at 3:00 pm.  Hoff will discuss how the Siemens MindSphere platform can be used to build applications to collect data and deliver relevant Internet of Things (IoT) insights to manufacturers, revolutionizing the way facilities operate.

Patti Engineering’s Controls Engineer Ryan Goad will host a technical seminar at MiA’s The Summit to share insight and expertise on integrated IT networks.  Goad will also present a case study on the recent integration of the plant floor and IT network at a large equipment manufacturer.  The seminar, entitled “Utilizing the Scalance S615 Security Module on the Factory Floor” will be held on Thursday March 15, 2018 at 11 am on the 6th Floor Landing at Ford Field.

“Ryan and I are excited to present two very different technical seminars at this year’s Manufacturing in America,” said Sam Hoff, founder and president of Patti Engineering.  “Attendees will have the opportunity to do a deep dive on a case study with the Scalance S615 Security Module at Ryan’s seminar.  I will discuss how MindSphere will revolutionize the operation of manufacturing facilities, and present examples of MindSphere applications.”

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Patti Engineering has a proven track record of delivering successful results across a range of industries. 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. Patti Engineering was named the first Siemens MindSphere Hybrid OT Partner and a Siemens Solution Partner certified in Automation, Drives, Industrial Strength Networks and Industrial Identification.

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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