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Industrial Modular Process News

Modular Process Skid Design: A Growing Trend

Modular process skid design is steadily gaining traction as an efficient alternative to stick-built construction. There are major benefits to modular process over stick build beyond simply being cost effective.process-skid-design

Find out the many reasons why modular design is such a popular trend.

Distillation Column: A Challenge

How do you install a distillation column in the middle of manufacturing plant without interrupting operations? Alternately, how do you fabricate a process system in an environment with heavy restrictions on welding, metal shearing, or any other activity that could potentially cause a spark? The solution might be waiting just down the road from your facility.

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Sanitary Modular Process News

Customer Modular Process Design – Combining Safety with Sustainability

With a laundry list of requirements, can a custom modular process system be completed in a matter of three weeks? Pre-fit specs, space limitations, different chemical formulas and then some. Custom design could be the fast track solution for modular process success. Read more here…

Bringing Manufacturing Back: New St. Louis Food Plant Takes Over Old Ford epic-modular-process systemsFactory

International Food Products is building a new 227,500 square foot industrial plant that combines a distribution center with R&D operations at the site of the old Ford Motors Plant in Hazelwood, MO. The new facility includes liquid processing systems and several semi-automated packaging lines. These systems were designed, built and installed by EPIC. See full story here…

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Machine Vision Systems News

EPIC Systems Featured in Vision Systems Design Magazine for Industrial Vision System AVision-Systems-Design-Covepplication

In May 2014, one of EPIC’s vision projects was featured on the cover of Vision Systems Design magazine. Machine Vision professional, Chris Walker gives an inside look at the industrial vision system to reduce the number of false failures in an automated inspection system for sealant on automotive canisters. Entire article here…

Fundamentals of 3-D Machine Vision

Machine vision technology has reached widespread acceptance and is commonly used in production floor applications today. Future growth in machine vision will be in 3-d applications, with 2-d space becoming a thing of the past. Industry systems and components have made 3-d imaging the new wave of the future. Continue reading story…

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Process Automation/Packaging Line Integration/Custom Machine News

PLC5 to ControlLogix Conversionplc5-cotollogix-conversion

HMI is a resource in the manufacturing industry that is vital to automating production or taking it to a new level. The PLC5 control platform will be discontinued in 2015. Before you know it, the parts that you need to maintain your current HMI system will disappear before your eyes. Converting to ControlLogix is the answer. Read more on ControlLogix…

Meet Baxter, a New Kind of Industrial Robot

Baxter is not here to take away from existing American jobs, rather to make current jobs more productive. The simple tasks can been done by Baxter, keeping workers focused on the larger responsibilities at hand. Check out the excitement that our automated friend brings…

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Process Automation/Packaging Line Integration/Custom Machine News

Duplicating Automated Mixing Systems Achieve Substantial Cost Savingsautomated-mixing-systems

Safety is the number one job of all workers in a manufacturing plant. How do you minimize delays and potential lost profits during a facility upgrade when significant safety concerns exist? A turnkey solution from an integrator can help mitigate the risk of an upgrade through off-site modular design. See entire post here…

Three Trends Shaping the Human-Machine Interface

As a whole, the manufacturing industry has become more complex and increasingly automated. This includes the efficacy of human machine interfaces (HMI). With this change in the world market the value of HMI could diminish. Read whole article here…

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