Roadmap to Innovation with AutomationASG would like to be part of your roadmap to the future with Automation. Let us identify your antiquated and obsolete equipment and a path to migrate to the next level. In addition to working with us, our clients that are small and medium-sized manufacturers (defined as under 500 employees) are eligible to take a state funded (free to you) workshop provided by

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The High Performance HMI is not a brand new concept or a piece of hardware, it is an ISA standard for automation that has been around more than 5 years. The concept highlighted below is a methodology for developing graphics for the Human Machine Interface (HMI) that facilitates Operator Effectiveness. methodology-developing-graphics-for-Human-Machine-Interface Diagram 1: High Performance HMI example provided by

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We have to think that the Automotive industry is doing particularly well thanks to the current low in Oil/Gas prices. In Western New York we are seeing all the local factories upgrading their control systems and investing in their plants.  Some of the systems we are replacing have been in place for more than 15 years. If you have an

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If you are a NYS manufacturer, or your division has a plant in NYS, you are eligible for a Federal grant program, which will cover 50% to 75% of a project that will improve your competitiveness in the global economy.   It may sound too good to be true, but it is a real program that has already spent $53M and we are just learning

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Applied Sciences Group, (ASG) recently completed an industrial control system upgrade project for a local manufacturing company. The original equipment manufacturer’s machine was designed as a tandem machine with two identical machines operating from one controller. The control system upgrade utilized a GE RX3i PLC and GE PACMotion 4-Axis Motion Controller. Each machine was equipped with an existing GE iFIX operator interface. By

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Friends of ASG, If you want to sharpen your knowledge of various topics in Automation here are some key dates you may be interested in:

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ASG recently completed an industrial control programming project for a local original equipment manufacturer. The control system utilized an Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLC and a PanelView Plus HMI terminal. The equipment will ultimately be installed and used in the oil refining industry. Due to the nature of the final application, it was not possible to run the system and test under actual conditions prior

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Applied Sciences Group works with a local manufacturing plant that runs 24/7.  A particular plant process was in need of a control system upgrade, but the plant operations personnel were only willing to shut-down production on this equipment for a 24 hour shift, giving ASG’s software engineers a 24 hour installation window. During this 24 hour installation window, ASG successfully performed a PLC-migration.  The

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Municipal Engineering is important for the community as it supports many elements to urban life.  The demands on municipal utilities are staggering:  The community expects and demands that water and other utilities be provided every minute of every day, no exceptions.  These systems must be reliable, robust and secure. ASG specializes in Water Management system concept development, design, and project management of your control

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Applied Sciences Group specializes in software development including the development of automation systems for various types of machines.

ASG’s experienced engineers are capable of enhancing an existing product development. Many of our client’s projects have started the development process, but are in need of extra

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As software engineers, we offer automation solutions for your products or services.  Having tools, like robots, to support your factory automation process can offer a benefit in production and efficiency of your process.  Many wonder if investing in robots is a smart economic decision.  We have gathered some information from ABB Robotics that will help you understand the reasons why production facilities are bringing

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One of our engineers recently had the opportunity to team with a client to provide programming for an experimental scaled Research and Development process.  This process confirmed and demonstrated the workings of a new method for the client.  The process had dozens of instruments measuring process parameters, several control valves, and utilized single

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