At (a major food producer), provided entire facility automation and integration.  This included design and development of the automation from receiving and handling of bulk raw materials to batching and processing to forming and converting to integration of OEM packaging equipment all the way to the warehouse automation high-speed sortation and robotic palletizing of finished product from 6 separate production lines.  It also included integration from plant floor controls to MES applications for OEE, yield reporting, inventory reporting, case labeling and product scheduling.  The entire system was a multi-year, multi project solution starting with developing a strategy for integration.  There were over 50 PLC/PAC controllers, 100's of servos, 1000's of drives, and other Ethernet connected devices brought together for a fully automated and highly flexible manufacturing facility.


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