Roadmap to Innovation

ASG 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 Buffalo Manufacturing Works.  See the website https://shiftmfg.com to sign up for their workshops. This is part of…

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High Performance HMI is not a brand new concept

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. Diagram 1: High Performance HMI example provided by AutomaTech and GE Digital  Key Aspects: Provides Information instead of Data Simple, Intuitive, with purposefully limited use of color 4-5 Key Performance…

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Automotive is investing in WNY

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 Allen Bradley PLC 5 and a SCADA or HMI system running on Windows XP then it is time to give…

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Applied Sciences Group just got even more affordable thanks to NYSTAAC

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 about it. The program is administered by the NYSTAAC (New York State Trade Adjustment Assistance Center), and many…

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GE PLC Control System Upgrade

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 upgrading the control system we replaced an old GE model 90-30 PLC and the VME style Delta…

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