ESE has forged partnerships with many manufacturers in craft brewing, microbrewing, regional operations and national beer production houses over the years, and we celebrate our new and long-time customer relationships that continue to thrive.
Does your local Walmart or grocery store utilize self-checkouts? Do you remember when they were first introduced? Was it a big deal?
For many the introduction of any new technology is a big deal. A friend of ESE commented that when he visited his parents in rural Wisconsin that the recent introduction of self-checkouts at their local Walmart was the talk of the town. Many were upset about it due to the lack of personal touch, the longer lines (as some people refused to use the self-checkout registers), and the worry that automation was taking jobs away from people who needed them.
January marks the start of a new year, so we thought we’d look ahead and provide “10 Thoughts for 2019” from our talented team here at ESE. We hope you find this perspective useful as you consider plans for the coming year and hope that you continue the conversation with us in the months ahead.
ESE was recently recertified by the Control System Integrators Association as a certified System Integrator. While ESE prides itself in accomplishing this and the many other certifications we hold, continuous improvement is more than just certifications – it is a mindset.
ESE’s Facility Modernization Consultant, Erik Winer, and Director of Sales and Marketing, John Tertin, were recently featured in aPlant Services article. They spoke with Plant Services chief editor Thomas Wilk about how to facilitate important group discussions on plant automation.
Automation projects: Getting buy-in through greater visibility
In this installment of Automation Zone, IT has questions. Maintenance has questions. Do you have answers (and the data to back them up)?
There is an ongoing E. coli outbreak that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has struggled to pinpoint the source of. Thus far, it has resulted in 172 people in 32 states sickened, 75 hospitalized and 1 death.
ESE’s Director of Sales and Marketing, John Tertin, was recently quoted in a Beverage Industry article. The article discussed how data collection and analysis are essential to improving automated processing operations.
Processing automation offers essential data collection
Data analysis diagnoses maintenance needs, improves efficiency
From the beginning of the production line to the end, automation has become more prevalent in the beverage industry as it further incorporates technology that helps maximize production capacity, and increase efficiency and accuracy throughout processing operations.
Driving the increased adoption of processing automation are the variety of benefits that the equipment provides to beverage-makers throughout the process, according to experts.
It is an exciting time to be in the world of manufacturing. The Wall Street Journal recently discussed how changes to the tax code will encourage many U.S. manufacturers to hasten the automation and modernization of their plants. These incentives for manufacturers will benefit both national businesses and local economies.