Today, I’ll be covering two things: Why switching systems integrators can benefit your facility and how to go about making the switch. If you already know why switching to a new systems integrator will benefit your facility and are more interested in figuring out how to switch, feel free to skip this next part and check out the following section.
Recently, food and beverage companies have been taking a closer look at industrial automation technology, and for good reason. As it turns out, there are a series of obstacles these companies face that can be helped, and even prevented, by introducing modern automation to their facilities.
Here’s a look at a few areas where automation can benefit food and beverage companies.
There are various automation emergencies that can negatively impact a facility’s workflow. Understanding these emergencies is the first step toward identifying potential issues, solving them, and ensuring all employees remain safe.
Automation issues don’t always show up during regular business hours. Many of the facilities we work with run on all three shifts - sometimes weekends too. If they’re not partnered with a 24/7 service provider, what happens if an issue shows up at midnight? When customers are experiencing factory automation issues, they can rely on us for round the clock service.
Although our name, Knobelsdorff Electric, Inc. (KEI), emphasizes the electrical portion of our work, automation controls and system integration are key components of our company. And behind these core areas are the industrial automation technology specialists at KEI. The video below goes in-depth into our upbringing as a business, how we change with the needs of our customers, and what services our specialists offer
Knobelsdorff Electric Inc. (KEI) is currently hiring for a Controls Engineer position in the Twin Cities metro area. KEI drives growth and innovation towards our goals — and we want you to consider joining our exceptional team. From the food and beverage to the renewable energy industry, our family-owned industrial electrical contracting business offers a lot if you’re ready for a unique position
Our team at Knobelsdorff Electric Inc. (KEI) often gets asked certain questions from our clients. These range from control equipment to automation. To assist you with your needs, we have created a video below outlining some of our most asked questions at Knobelsdorff Electric:
This article was originally published in Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc Minnesota/North Dakota Chapter on February 1st, 2019. The content has been republished in its entirety as it originally appeared.
You already know the importance of automation, which is why you work with a control system provider. But when is the last time you honestly evaluated whether your current provider is the best one for you and your facility? All automation providers are not created equal. If the experience you receive is directly related to the provider you choose to work with, how do you know when it’s time to switch?