Author Archives: Tom Shaw

JR Machine – Case Study

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JR Machine Uses Automation to Produce More, With Limited Space

JR Machine had reached the limits of their production capacity. Space constraints in their manufacturing facility made physical expansion impossible, so they turned to automation to improve efficiency and reduce downtime. Integrating Mitsubishi Electric M700 CNC controls into their multitasking lathes helped the company dramatically reduce setup and cycle times.

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World Wide Fittings – Case Study

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World Wide Fittings Streamlines Operations with Mitsubishi Electric Robotic Solutions

World Wide Fittings (WWF) was looking for a turnkey automation solution to help them continue to manufacture domestically. robotic automation solution from Mitsubishi Electric streamlined their operations, while boosting competitive edge.

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Waupaca – Case Study

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Rock-Solid Elevator Reliability With VFDs

Waupaca Elevator Company out of Wisconsin is a manufacturer of residential elevators and dumbwaiters. They demand rock-solid reliability for their specialized lift systems. That’s what they got with Mitsubishi Electric controls and drives.

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ACS – Case Study

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ACS and Mitsubishi Electric Help Manufacturer Integrate Quality, Performance, and Compatibility

Systems integrator ACS was looking for a solution for one of its customers, a semi-trailer manufacturer, that wanted to simplify its maintenance processes. They decided to make a full switch to PLCs only from Mitsubishi Electric.

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Bowling Green Municipal Utilities – Case Study

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Bowling Green Municipal Utilities Seamlessly Transitions to Superior VFDs

When Bowling Green Municipals Utilities (BGMU)’s patriotically painted water tower began to experience sporadic amperage spikes, they underwent what they called the Stars & Stripes Water Project. The water tower was decommissioned, repainted, and retrofitted, while a method was devised to maintain water pressure for the pressure zone it served.

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Battenberg – Case Study

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Accuracy, Traceability & Repeatability Key to Haptic System’s Success

Battenberg, a company that uses robotics to test and analyze a car’s control elements, required top-end accuracy, traceability, and repeatability for their system. Mitsubishi Electric’s robotic solution excelled far beyond Battenberg’s requirements for accuracy, and provided repeatability for iterative test sequences, as well as traceability, allowing comparison of test results from location to location.

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Optimizing Innovation In Machine Design (Whitepaper)

Learn about how innovative solutions in automation machine design can lead to faster and more efficient machine program design in packaging machines. Continue reading

Bastian Solutions – Case Study

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Bastian Solutions Pulls Off an Engineering Feat and an Industry First

Bastian Solutions knew a standard crane wouldn’t cut it for their new AS/RS system. Learn how Mitsubishi Electric helped to accomplish an impressive engineering feat.

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reACTIV Laser Systems – Case Study

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reACTIV Laser Systems Defines Forward Migration and Backward Compatibility

reACTIV Laser Systems, a laser system OEM, needed a seamless servo upgrade. With Mitsubishi Electric’s compatibility and forward migration, that’s what they got.

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Ossid Machinery – Case Study

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Ossid machinery improves reliability and performance with Mitsubishi Electric Automation portfolio

Learn how Ossid, a tray packaging equipment OEM whose machines are primarily used in the poultry, produce, and red meat industries, met increasing customer demand due to advancing technology with Mitsubishi Electric’s precision PLC and servo systems.

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