Tying It All Together


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Like links in a chain, each component of a workcell can only be effective when the entire system works together well. A manufacturer in southern Ohio is using an Ethernet-based system to act as a conduit for relaying operational data between the programming software, controller, bar feeder, machine tool and parts unloader.

Early in 2012, Production Machining reported on Nilpeter, a company that manufactures and markets five models of flexographic presses that use a number of high-precision machined parts. This company has achieved outstanding productivity gains by implementing its software-based tool to automate seamless communications among its machining components.

Read “Communication among Workcell Components” for the entire story about how LNS’ e-Connect system is helping this shop profit with more efficient operations.