Controls Engineering Design Team:

Seventeen in house Controls Engineers and Designers with an average of 18 years of experience in automotive Controls Design (Electrical and Pneumatic), Software Design, Robot Programming, Vision Programming and HMI Development.

Controls design:

  • AutoCad/AutoCad Electrical

PLC Software:

  • Rockwell/Allen Bradley RSLogix5000, RSLogix500
  • Siemens Simatic Step 7
  • Mitsubishi GX Works
  • Omron
  • Modicon
  • AutomationDirect DirectLogic, Click

Robot Systems:

  • Fanuc, including Fanuc “Robo Guide” (Robot Simulation)
  • ABB
  • Adept
  • Motoman
  • Epson
  • IAI

Vision Systems:

  • Fanuc iR Vision
  • Cognex
  • Banner
  • IFM Dualis
  • Keyence

Control Network Design:

  • Ethernet IP
  • DeviceNet
  • Profibus and ProfiNet
  • Modbus

HMI Software:

  • Rockwell/Allen Bradley FactoryTalk (PanelView Plus)
  • Siemens WinCC
  • Mitsubishi GT Works
  • EZAutomation EZTouch Panel Software

Other Expertise and Experience:

  • Motion Control (VFDs, Servos, Steppers)
  • Pin Stamping, Laser Marking, Heat Stamping
  • Zebra and IMAX Industrial Printing
  • Bar Code Scanners, RFID
  • Atlas Copco and Stanley Screw Driving Systems
  • Sonic Welding, Clip Placement and Snap Machines
  • Final Part QC (LVDTs measurements, force measurements, color check, part installation and more)

Controls Engineering focus:

  • Lessons Learned / History
  • Safety, Control Reliable, per requirements
  • User Friendly HMI Interface
  • Operator Annunciation
  • Reliable and Maintainable Software
  • Robust Robot and Vision Implementation

Commissioning Process:

  • Debug PLC and HMI Designs
  • Manual Functions
  • Automatic Functions
  • Finish Robot Programs with final programming (Teaching Points)
  • Implement Vision Plan
  • Operate Machine with Parts
  • Prepare Deliverables (Format to customers spec)
    • Electrical / Controls Documentation
    • PLC Program
    • HMI Program
    • Robot Programs
    • Vision Documentation