Case Studies

SCYTEC – Case Study

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SCYTEC and Mitsubishi Electric Automation Collaborate to Achieve Data-Driven Improvement of CNC Machines

CNC machines have a long life, and the competitive advantage they may have once offered when they were new can diminish as time goes on. That’s why SCYTEC, with their DataXchange software, and Mitsubishi Electric Automation, with its IMA Adapter, collaborated to create a solution to quickly gather data that reduces cycle times, increases production throughout, and shaves time wherever possible.

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Hamrick Packaging Systems – Case Study

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Mitsubishi Electric Automation Combines Power and Precision Into Packaging Solution for Hamrick Manufacturing

When Hamrick Manufacturing was challenged with designing a new automated packaging solution from the ground up while working with limited space, they turned to Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s precision, compact servo products, FR-E800 micro-drives, and reliable service.

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Hella – Case Study

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ASSISTA Collaborative Robots Improve Safety & Efficiency at Hella Electronics

Hella Electronics Corporation recently turned to Mitsubishi Electric Automation and Realtime Robotics to develop a unique solution for their current and future robotic automation needs. A “cobot” system enables multiple robotic arms to avoid collisions and work in close proximity to human employees. With visual programming and dynamic path planning, these technologies cut factory automation set up time from weeks or months down to just days.

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FCC (Adams) – Case Study

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FCC (Adams) Vehicle Clutch Manufacturing Plant Increases Efficiency with Mitsubishi Electric Automation

FCC (Adams), a Japanese vehicle clutch manufacturer with a manufacturing plant in Berne, Indiana, improved their visualization and reporting process on one of their production lines through the help of Mitsubishi Electric. The end result allowed the plant to become more cost-efficient and simplified the process for everyone involved.

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Video – ShopSabre Case Study

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ShopSabre and Mitsubishi Electric Automation Create Competitive Edge for End Users

ShopSabre, a leading CNC router machine manufacturer, was looking for a more dedicated control system for its end users without losing the ease of use and familiarity they had built up over the past two decades. The application team at Mitsubishi Electric Automation was put to the test to deliver a solution for ShopSabre – the M8 Series CNC control platform.

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Seats Inc. – Case Study

Seats Inc. Embraces Radical Reinvention, Guaranteeing Sewing Consistency

Seats, Inc., a prominent vehicle seating designer and manufacturer, had a need for programmable, industrial sewing machines with high-speed sewing and stitching that could handle 2800 stitches per minute. Mitsubishi Electric Automation had just the answer for this unique manufacturing process which is historically time-consuming.

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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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Hunter Fans – Case Study

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Custom Engineering and High Performance VFDs Score Success for Hunter Fan

Hunter Fan has been a leader in the industrial fan market since 1886, when it invented the world’s first ceiling fan. Still an innovator generations later, Hunter Fan enlisted the help of Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. when they introduced their new line of HVLS (high-volume, low-speed) fans for both industrial and commercial use. The two companies’ synergy led to some impressive breakthroughs.

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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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