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Utilizing Engineering Studies to Deliver Crucial Insights an...

Sometimes a client needs a solution to a problem, but does not know what or how to

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Engineering Study to Develop a Vial Dispense and Testing Sol...

Patti Engineering utilizes trusted advisor status and proven expertise to research and develop a solution for an

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Controls on a Robot Cell: A Recent Project

We recently completed a robot cell project for a machine manufacturer which was the result of collaboration between a

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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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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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Controls Upgrade with Virtual Commissioning

Old equipment is a staple on the plant floors of any manufacturer that has been running for more than

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Minor Upgrades, Major Improvement

Blog post by Ryan Goad, Controls Engineer

A couple of years ago, we completed a major retrofit of a

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A Robot Cell for Sound Deadener and Blackout Spray

Project Study by Steve Palmgren, P.E., VP Sales and Marketing
Problem:
One of our long-term customers in the automotive industry reached

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Oetiker S5 to S7 PLC Upgrade

Problem
Oetiker, a global leader in automotive and industrial clamping and connection solutions, had equipment running on Siemens S5 PLCs,

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