Case Studies

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Waterford Township/Perceptive Controls

A leader in innovative water/wastewater management improves security and performance with MQTT

 

Engenuity, Inc.

Oil & Gas OEM uses integrated data and control to deliver reliable automated pressure testing

 

Emerald 66/NACI

U.S. bottling & packaging plant meets the pace of modern business with edge architecture

 

Automated Concepts, Inc.

Automated Concepts

Rapid prototyping for simple (and delicious) connected control

 

RDI Controls

Turbine control experts execute fast, cost-effective retrofit of failing control system

 

Enginuity

System integrator quickly retrofits a CNC machine for easy OEE program

 

Dignified Motors

Innovative Chevy Silverado lift system makes driving accessible

 

Martins Electrical/Shumaker Industries

OEM gains machine usage data for EaaS offering, despite proprietary PLC

 

American Metal Processing

Regular PLC failures and an end-of-life OS spur modern system design

 

Blendtech

Automating the costly process of complying with API 2350

 

NetDNA

Oil & gas industry automation for water pumping and treatment in the field

 

FCI Watermakers

FCI Watermakers' Titan

A yacht owner, a chef, an island resort: all get fresh water from this OEM

 

Alta Forest Products

Sawmill supervisors see key performance indicators (KPIs)

 

SCADA Solutions

wind turbines

Mobile control optimizes electrical energy from aging wind turbines

 

Natural Fruit Corporation

Operators monitor industrial freezers for tasty frozen treats

 

Plummer’s

Environmental services company stops liquid waste overflows

 

Union Township

Reduced staff travel means more time for new projects and maintenance

 

One-Step

Variable frequency drive control and live product video

 

New Enterprise

Operators avoid the quarry with remote pump system monitoring

 

Schipper Eggs

Remote feed mill control means happy operators, happy hens, better eggs

 

GG Services

Mobile HMI for mobile water treatment system tracks pH, ORP, flow, and more

 

That Bar-B-Q Place

Everything but the kitchen sink: control restaurant systems by phone

 

Electronics

HMI access permissions based on employee, job, department

 

Covina Irrigating

Getting water out of a bottleneck: groov View streamlines HMI access

 

Michigan State U

Simple tank monitoring helps labs, leads to HVAC control via mobile

 

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More Case Studies

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Case Study Description Opto 22 Products Industries
Cost savings and flexible, robust systems improve industrial wastewater treatment SNAP PAC System  Water/Wastewater
J.A. King System integrator reduces costs for ingredient batching, material handling, and mixing SNAP PAC System Aerospace, Chemical, Consumer Products, Energy, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing
Aquila Group Manufacturing information, instructions, and performance metrics in real time SNAP PAC System Manufacturing
Amalgamated Research, LLC From sugar to fuel production, more efficient industrial separation process control SNAP PAC System Chemical, Food & Beverage
Perceptive Controls Systems integrator designs cloud-based, cellular SCADA system for rural systems SNAP PAC System Water/Wastewater
Hashemite University Solar FB Group helps Jordanian university tap renewable energy wealth SNAP PAC System Education, Power
ISI Water Desalination Custom seawater reverse osmosis system delivers fresh water to resort in the Bahamas SNAP PAC System Water/Wastewater
Toyo Tanso USA Manufacturer of isotropic graphite finds I/O and PACs to match tough industrial demands SNAP PAC System Manufacturing
Automating Semiconductor Tooling with PACs Semiconductor OEM solves system integration challenge and expands networks SNAP PAC System Manufacturing
San Diego Supercomputer Center SDSC saves energy, money, and critical data with new datacenter cooling design SNAP PAC System Data Center
Controlled Atmosphere Storage Energy efficient and reliable industrial refrigeration systems for produce storage SNAP PAC System Food & Beverage
Vista Irrigation District Technology-savvy water district perseveres through drought, economic disruption SNAP PAC System Water/Wastewater
Enterprise Data Center Retrofit Aging enterprise data center gains energy savings plus system visibility and control SNAP PAC System Data Center
Suzhou BSE Air Conditioning Co., Ltd. Magnetic-levitation compressors give energy-efficient, reliable, compact AC SNAP PAC System Manufacturing
Frick Engineered Control Solutions Industrial refrigeration manufacturer integrates diverse equipment and systems SNAP PAC System Manufacturing
New Sky Energy Innovative gas sweetening process reduces costs & provides remote process control SNAP PAC System Oil & Gas Refining/Storage
Pioneer Energy Engineering firm extracts profitable gases, eliminates harmful natural gas flaring SNAP PAC System Oil & Gas Refining/Storage
Wind Farm Energy Management System integrator brings 30-year-old wind turbines into the 21st Century SNAP PAC System IoT, Power, SCADA
Industrial Combustion and Gasification Research Facility University of Utah conducts research on gasifiers, pilot-scale reactors, and more SNAP PAC System Oil & Gas Refining/Storage
Minerías de Cobre y Yodo (Spanish) Three mining companies adopt industrial automation systems to accurately and affordably control critical processes SNAP I/O Metals/Mining
Copper and Iodine Mining Three mining companies adopt industrial automation systems to accurately and affordably control critical processes SNAP I/O Metals/Mining
Petroleum Distillation and Sulfonation A refinery controls distillation towers, reactors, storage tanks, and auxiliary equipment SNAP PAC System Oil & Gas Refining/Storage
Cold Storage Facility Management in Madrid, Spain A central refrigeration system is modernized to reduce energy use and improve controls SNAP PAC System Food/Agriculture
Industria Quimica de Istmo (Spanish) A system automating the storage of chemicals SNAP PAC System Chemical
Ahorro de Energia y Monitoreo de Alarmas de Telecomunicaciones (Spanish) A national telephone company centralizes power, device, and alarm data to reduce energy use, decrease incident response time, and improve service quality SNAP PAC System Remote Monitoring, Telecommunications
Power and Device Management at Remote Telecom Sites A national telephone company centralizes power, device, and alarm data to reduce energy use, decrease incident response time, and improve service quality SNAP PAC System Remote Monitoring, Telecommunications
Energy Monitoring in Heavy Industry A heavy-industry conglomerate in Asia reduces energy and maintenance costs by integrating real-time energy data with its ERP system SNAP PAC System Energy Management
New Bedford Panoramex Programmable automation controllers are key components in company’s aviation lighting systems SNAP PAC System Aviation
Natural Gas Fueling Stations Communications Integrator improves enterprise communications for natural gas fueling stations communications SNAP PAC System Energy Management, Data Center
SUPERVALU Energy Management Energy monitoring system for grocery retailer manages demand-response program SNAP PAC System Energy Management
Metrology Calibration Laboratory Integrator implements automation for utility metering certification lab SNAP PAC System Energy Management
Thomson-RCA Energy monitoring helps company cut costs by modifying its compressed air system SNAP I/O Energy Management, Remote Monitoring
Unmanned Ocean Vehicles Opto 22 SNAP PAC Controls a New Type of Marine Vessel SNAP PAC System Marine
Mariah Meat Packing Plant Meat packing plant develops monitoring system to uncover hidden energy costs SNAP PACs Agriculture, Food, Energy Management
Landfill Leachate Management System Integrator Systems Devices provides ethernet-based control system for landfill pperators in the United Kingdom SNAP PAC System Environmental, Data, Remote Monitoriing
Opto 22 Energy Management Opto 22 cuts costs by leveraging information and communications to analyze and reduce its energy use SNAP PAC System Energy Management
Mogale Gold Mining operation adopts automation to improve gold reclamation process for profit while reducing environmental waste SNAP PAC System Chemical, Environmental, Metals/Mining
Malisko Engineering System integrator designs and implements a furnace control system upgrade SNAP PAC System Energy Management
City of Carlsbad Municipal Water District SCADA system for water transport, distribution, and treatment SNAP I/O SCADA, Water/Wastewater
Automated Interface Solutions Systems Integrator implements SNAP PAC System and improves processes for polypropylene manufacturer SNAP PAC System Chemical
Bureau of Reclamation Upgrade to SNAP PAC System proves key for monitoring and controlling water treatment processes SNAP PAC System Water/Wastewater
University of California UCI School of Engineering implements SNAP PAC System for research exploring green energy sources SNAP PAC System Energy Management
(Chinese) Fulghum Industries (Chinese) Opto 22 SNAP PAC System integrates with Allen-Bradley® RSLogix™ platform for wood handling processes SNAP PAC System Pulp/Paper, Remote Monitoring
Fulghum Industries Opto 22 SNAP PAC System integrates with Allen-Bradley® RSLogix™ platform for wood handling proces SNAP PAC System Pulp/Paper, Remote Monitoring
New Belgium Brewing Company Opto 22 SNAP PAC System helps brewery improve production processes SNAP PAC System Food & Beverage, Remote Monitoring, Water/Wastewater
(Chinese) Sotavento Power Plant (Chinese) Integrator implements SNAP PAC System for multi-vendor, multi-protocol control and data integration SNAP PAC System Energy Management, SCADA
Sotavento Power Plant Integrator implements SNAP PAC System for multi-vendor, multi-protocol control and data integration SNAP PAC System Energy Management, SCADA
(Chinese) Hong Kong Power Plant (Chinese) Power generation facility uses Opto 22 control systems for heat, pressurization, and other critical processes SNAP PAC System Energy Management
Hong Kong Power Plant Power generation facility uses Opto 22 control systems for heat, pressurization, and other critical processes SNAP PAC System Energy Management
State University of New York Energy Management Project OptoGreen Grant provides SNAP PAC System for alternative energy solutions for NY farm SNAP PAC System Agriculture, Energy Management
(Chinese) Waterford Township Water Treatment Facilities (Chinese) Opto 22 monitoring and control equipment keeps systems running at Michigan water treatment and sewage pumping facilities SNAP PAC System Energy Management, Water/Wastewater
Waterford Township Water Treatment Facilities Opto 22 monitoring and control equipment keeps systems running at Michigan water treatment and sewage pumping facilities SNAP PAC System Energy Management, SCADA, Water/Wastewater
PayWerks Opto22 PACs automates toll payment machines SNAP PACs Automotive
Lumenyte Optical fiber production processes controlled and monitored by SNAP PAC System SNAP PAC System Energy Management, Manufacturing
Upgrading Motion Control System SNAP Motion Control Subsystem used to control, monitor and gather operational data in equipment production SNAP PAC System Data Center, Manufacturing
(Spanish) Brunswick Bowling & Billiards Mexico (Spanish) PACs used for reliable and upgradable automation system to store and manage raw materials SNAP PACs Material Handling
(Spanish) Georgia Pacific Tissue México (Spanish) How Georgia Pacific Tissue's factory in Mexico upgraded existing equipment with Opto 22 products SNAP PACs Manufacturing
NASA - JPL SNAP PAC System used to discover cause of failed bearings in deep space antennas SNAP PAC System Aerospace
Michigan Fish Hatcheries Hatcheries use distributed SNAP Systems for replenishing fish populations throughout Michigan SNAP PAC System Marine
AZEVAP, LLC Evaporative cooler utilizes SNAP PAC System components to save energ SNAP PAC System Energy Management, HVAC
Ballarat Health Services Health care group upgrades its network segmenting capability and throughput with SNAP PAC System SNAP PAC System Energy Management, HVAC
Opto 22 Carbon Footprint Reduction Statement Increased energy management reduces carbon footprint at Opto 22 SNAP PAC System Energy Management, Green/Sustainability
(Spanish) Ingenio Plan de Ayala S.A. de C.V. (Spanish) Automation system at a sugar mill realizes costs savings with water recirculation and power generation SNAP PAC System Energy/Power Generation, Water/Wastewater
(Spanish) Henkel Capital México (Spanish) Adhesives manufacturer automated SNAP PAC System Chemical
National Gas Machinery Laboratory Research labratory uses Opto 22 SNAP PACs for turbocharger testing processes SNAP PAC System Energy Management/Power Generation
Ecopetrol Oil Company uses SNAP PACs to maximize output, securely monitor and control pump sites SNAP PACs Energy Management/Power Generation, Remote Monitoring
Verizon Communications Cogeneration system monitoring and energy management SNAP I/O Building Automation, Energy Management, Remote Monitoring
(Spanish) Planta de Cloro y Sosa Cáustica en Monterrey, México (Spanish) Chlorine and caustic soda plant automates with SNAP I/O SNAP I/O, G4 Chemical
Georgia Aquarium Georgia Aquarium uses SNAP I/O for water treatment and reclamation SNAP I/O Marine, Water/Wastewater
PepsiAmericas and OptoSolutions Bottling facilities enlists for water and power Monitoring, ammonia detection SNAP I/O Food & Beverage, Remote Monitoring, Water/Wastewater
Brooks Automation SNAP I/O helps automate and streamline production and product qualification SNAP I/O Manufacturing
Delphi-Delco Automotive Production Line upgrades with SNAP I/O for manufacturing automation and validation SNAP I/O Automotive
(Spanish) Soto la Marina (Spanish) Water treatment plant in Mexico automates with SNAP I/O SNAP I/O Water/Wastewater
Case Study: ALGOSYSTEMS Integrator uses technology to help maintain Greek building, highway, and tunnel infrastructure SNAP I/O Building Automation, Transportation
Jett Electric Integrator uses SNAP I/O for building automation SNAP I/O Building Automation
La Pastora Sugar mill realizes savings with automated water recirculation and power generation SNAP I/O Water/Wastewater
Alsum Produce Produce Company uses SNAP I/O for comprehensive facilities monitoring SNAP I/O Building Automation
Knauf Fiberglass SNAP I/O revolutionizes process control and data acquisition SNAP I/O Data Center, Manufacturing
Alaska Native Medical Center Healthcare using SNAP I/O for drug storage and refrigeration SNAP I/O Building Automation, Health
TrafficWerks TrafficWerks uses SNAP Ultimate I/O™ in toll booth SNAP I/O Data Center, Transportation
Amersam Car Park Management Parking factilities uses SNAP Ultimate I/O™ based machine-to-machine system for remote monitoring and data acquisition SNAP I/O Remote Monitoring, Transportation
Opto 22 Factory Deploys SNAP-IT for Data Acquisition from Manufacturing Processes Factory Deploys SNAP-IT for Data Acquisition from Manufacturing Processes SNAP-IT Building Automation, Manufacturing
New Belgium Brewing Company Ethernet technology helps fast–growing brewery maintain quality standards SNAP Ethernet I/O Food & Beverage, Manufacturing
Checkers Drive-Thru Drive-Thru uses SNAP-IT for monitoring, timing, and data acquisition and distribution SNAP-IT Data Center, Food & Beverage, Remote Monitoring
Autostadt Ethernet I/O improves facilities management at German auto mall SNAP Ethernet I/O Building Automation, Remote Monitoring, Transportation
Brookstone Equipment Company Machine-to-machine technology enables monitoring of remote generators for field service optimization SNAP Ultimate I/O Machinery, Remote Monitoring
Coca-Cola/Dasani Water SNAP Ultimate I/O system maximizes flow for plant’s bottling processes SNAP Ultimate I/O Food & Beverage, Water/Wastewater
Bayer AG-Vendor Managed Inventory SNAP Ethernet I/O system used ensure SNAP Ethernet I/O Chemicals, Data
Barcelona Underground Railway SNAP Ethernet I/O system is used to monitor Barcelona Metro’s entire communications network SNAP Ethernet I/O Transportation
Airport Automation SNAP Ethernet automates and monitors the airport’s domestic and retail hot water supply SNAP Ethernet I/O Transportation
(Spanish) Caso: Redes de Distribución de Agua en Monterrey, México (Spanish) SNAP Ethernet I/O automates a water/wastewater control project  SNAP Ethernet I/O Water, Wastewater
Grupo Antolin Gains Control of Its Headliner Assembly Process (Spanish) SNAP Ethernet I/O automates the manufacture and shipment automobile headliners SNAP Ethernet I/O Manufacturing, Transportation
Callaway Drives Better After a Year with SNAP Ethernet I/O Ethernet-based I/O used to automate a new golf ball manufacturing facility SNAP Ethernet I/O Building automation, Manufacturing
SpectraSite Communications SNAP-IT used for comprehensive remote management of wireless site assets SNAP-IT Telecommunications, Remote Monitoring
McMinnville Water & Light SNAP Ethernet I/O connect a power company's connect all our field control and metering devices SNAP Ethernet I/O Power, Data
Colorado State and Opto 22 Put Engine Lab on the Internet SNAP hardware put University's Engine Lab on the Net SNAP PACs Education
Meridian Medical Technologies Improves Critical Water Quality SNAP-IT improves critical water quality monitoring for medical technology manufacturing facility SNAP-IT Medical, Data
Rototek mistic provides advanced control for rotational molding mistic Manufacturing
Motor Industry Research Association mistic helps auto researcher crash test vehicles mistic Automotive
Gross Solutions Telemetry and remote control are cornerstones of progressive water and wastewater treatment specialists SNAP I/O Water/Wastewater
Tri-County Refrigeration SNAP I/O and soft logic control large cold storage facility SNAP I/O, FactoryFloor Refrigeration & Cooling
Wisconsin Public Service PC-Based remote automation system sheds new light on utility’s SCADA operation mistic Power, SCADA
University of Utah Industrial-quality control system gives students real-world experience in advanced process control technology mistic Education
Transwestern Pipeline PC-Based remote automation system sheds new light on utility’s SCADA operation mistic Oil & Gas, SCADA
Controlled Environmental Structures Seamless integration of hardware and software is major benefit for U.S. manufacturer mistic (MMI/Cyrano) Manufacturing
Richland County Public Works Distributed processing system overcomes lift station head pressure problems using RF Control of remote RTUs mistic, (MMI/Cyrano) Water/Wastewater
Shelby Montana Water remote telemetry SCADA mistic, (B100, OptoContro Water/Wastewate
Pratt & Whitney mistic improves rocket motor production and testing mistic, FactoryFloor Aerospace
Man Made Fibers Automated temperature control system reduces operating expenses and increases product quality G4LC32 controllers, MMI/Cyrano Fibers & Textiles
IHRE Automating refrigeration and air conditioning Opto22 hardware and  software Refrigeration & Cooling
Foster Miller Opto 22 hardware and software used to control robotic inspection vehicles Opto22 hardware and software Nuclear, Power
City of Leipzig Multi-stage, hierarchical system supports German region’s water needs mistic Water/Wastewater
Cherokee Brick Kiln operation and product movement under computer control wih mistic mistic, FactoryFloor Machinery
Brush Wellman Automated boiler control and water treatment system keeps mill on-line mistic Power, Water/Wastewater
BASF Computer control of pilot chemical reactors yields increased safety and better research data Opto22 hardware, MMI/Cyrano Chemical
Product Specification Guide PC-Based Plug-In I/O White Paper explains PC-Based plug-in I/O Opto 22 hardware and software All industries
PC-Based Automation in the Pipeline Industry White Paper expalins PC-Based automation in the pipeline Industry Opto 22 hardware and software Oil & Gas
Toro Corporation Opto 22 Systems help employees and assemble parts correctly Opto 22 hardware and software Manufacturing
Penn Racquet 70% of Penn racquet sports factory run by Opto 22 Products Opto 22 hardware and software Manufacturing
Flying J Opto 22 saves Flying J refinery $2 million per year Opto 22 hardware and software Oil & Gas
Connor Peripherals Opto 22 revolutionizes ramping up hard disk business Opto 22 hardware and software Manufacturing