Resources Tagged: Systems Integration

How a Controls System Upgrade Boosts Your Plant’s Efficiency

July 13, 2022

Buying industrial equipment isn’t like buying an iPhone. You don’t upgrade just because a new model is available. Most manufacturing systems include expensive, bespoke equipment designed to last for decades. A controls system upgrade can give this equipment a new lease on life for a fraction of the cost of equipment replacement.

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How Electrification is Changing Testing in R&D

June 23, 2022

The automotive and transportation industry shift from internal combustion to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) requires major changes in how R&D personnel perform testing. This white paper, “How Electrification is Changing Testing in R&D,” will help you plan for the changeover and gain a solid understanding of the new test protocols, how to plan, and ease the big shift.

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randy rozema of acs explains why it pays to hire a system integration specialist

Why it Pays to Hire a Systems Integration Specialist

March 8, 2022

Systems integration is not a new concept. It’s one construction companies, equipment suppliers, and design-build firms are very familiar with. When it comes to the complex requirements of a modern facility, a systems integrator may be one of the most valuable members of your team.

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Like a Glove: Designing Equipment and Facilities to Work Hand in Hand

January 17, 2022

An integrated test stand can be as easy to operate as an integrated air conditioning system. “We want the operator to enter the least amount of data required to get their test under way,” ACS Senior Mechanical Engineer Kevin Koss said. “Running a test shouldn’t have a bunch of steps like, ‘Go start the chilled water system over here, then go over there and make sure those valves are open.’ You should be able to start the test and those things just happen.”

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Matt Jorgensen, Director of Facility Engineering and Site Management at ACS leads a class "Five Challenges to Building a Test Center"

Five Challenges to Building a Test Center

September 7, 2021

“To keep scope in line with budget, the designer can pare down the list of wants and needs to the true immediate needs, but design the facility to be expanded in the future. That way additional wants can be accommodated over time without having to build from scratch.” – Matt Jorgensen

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