Press Release Summary:
Original Press Release:
Machine Monitoring and Control for Facilities Maintenance
In a joint development effort, Control Solutions, Inc. and Delta Technical Systems
announce the release of a Machine Monitoring and Control (MM&C) unit designed with
Eaton Cutler-Hammer components to address the increasing need for real-time machine
data collection and display that network with production management systems. This is
an especially useful device for facilities managers that want to track machine
maintenance data that is not available from their proprietary or closed control systems.
The MM&C Unit can interface with machine controls or sensors (Without
disturbing the current control scheme/control wiring) to display, trend and report vital
maintenance and production information to facility managers and has the ability to
connect machines over a network to an information server for important data collection,
analysis and reporting. Data can be transferred over a company wide or independent
network through secured wireless transmission, copper or fiber cabling media. Data
Collection devices such as bar code and RFID scanners are easily integrated into the
unit for capturing operator and work order information to increase manufacturing
productivity and eliminate costly recording errors.
Delta Technical Systems is a leading distributor and manufacturer's
representative for the Mid-Atlantic region. They specialize in electronic components,
sub-assemblies and related design & manufacturing services. As a distributor of
industrial automation solutions they offer control, display and networking systems for
advanced automation applications. They represent the complete line of Eaton Cutler-
Hammer automation products.
Control Solutions, Inc., founded in 1976 and headquartered in Branchburg,
New Jersey, is a leader in the design of factory automation, process control, supply
chain management and mobile data collection solutions. The company provides turn-key
solutions for warehouse management (OpenWMS), work-in-process (OpenWIP), asset
management (OpenAsset), transportation solutions (OpenLogistics), Production line and
machine monitoring & Control Systems, facilities maintenance (OpenFMS), Mobile time
& attendance and Labor Tracking Solution (Power Track) and inspection applications
(OpenInspect), as well as custom engineering development for clients. Control Solutions
provides supporting equipment and supplies from the leading Auto ID manufacturers.
Flexibility is the main theme with a very compact PLC base and full HMI
capabilities. Applications include machine & equipment monitoring and control for the
Printing, Pharmaceutical, Parts Manufacturing, Automotive or any industry that wants to
get a better handle on machine operation and maintenance costs.