Case Studies

Case Studies

Specialized Application Increases Efficiencies CUSTOMER PROFILE GNS Polycarb, a DOW Chemical subsidiary located in Roberta, Georgia THE PROBLEM Our customer needed to upgrade existing scale instrumentation and functionality for four process tanks and one floor scale. However, the instrumentation was located in a hazardous area rated Class I, Division I, Groups C&D, requiring additional planning before engineering a solution. […]

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Simplifying Batch Tracking For Large Textile Mill CUSTOMER PROFILE Apparel Fabrics Group is the largest Mount Vernon Mills group. The company is a 150-year-old denim manufacturer in Trion, Georgia. In addition to denim, the mill produces pants, slacks and trousers, and accounts for over half of Mount Vernon Mills’ sales. THE PROBLEM When breakdowns and mishaps hinder production at Apparel Fabrics, they […]

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Innovative Check Weighing & Data Collection In Hazardous Area CUSTOMER PROFILE Zep (formerly Amrep), a contract packager of aerosol cans THE PROBLEM The customer wanted to upgrade its existing check weighing and data collection on one of their five filling lines from an old mechanical scale and clipboard to a paperless data collection system. This application was complicated because of the fill line’s location […]

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High Precision Weigh Module Improves Quality Assurance CUSTOMER PROFILE The Starbucks soluble plant in Augusta, Georgia is a coffee production and packaging facility that creates products such as Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew coffee. THE PROBLEM The customer needed the ability to trace products and reduce its labor-intensive quality assurance procedure. The quality assurance results were within the machine specifications, but were not […]

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Automated Data Collection System Optimizes Production CUSTOMER PROFILE The FIAMM plant in Waynesboro, Georgia is the principle industrial battery manufacturing plant for FIAMM America. The plant uses the latest industrial standby battery systems developed in Italy and produces FIAMM Monolite batteries for major telecom and Internet companies in North America. THE PROBLEM When the plant opened, FIAMM held an internal planning […]

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