Case Studies

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities Seamlessly Transitions to Superior VFDs

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities Seamlessly Transitions to Superior VFDs

July 09, 2021
When Bowling Green Municipals Utilities (BGMU)’s patriotically painted water tower began to experience sporadic amperage spikes, they underwent what they called the Stars & Stripes Water Project. The water tower was decommissioned, repainted, and retrofitted, while a method was devised to maintain water pressure for the pressure zone it served.
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Automated Palletizing Delivers Advancements for Fast-Growing Grupo Fortec

Automated Palletizing Delivers Advancements for Fast-Growing Grupo Fortec

June 18, 2021
As Grupo Fortec, a Mexican manufacturer of construction materials such as ceramic adhesive, underwent a period of rapid growth, they implemented a large-format robot palletizing solution from Mitsubishi Electric. It replaced what was currently a manual process to improve productivity and keep employees safer and healthier.
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BW Integrated Systems' Smart Decision Keeps Streamfeeder Innovative

BW Integrated Systems' Smart Decision Keeps Streamfeeder Innovative

May 28, 2021
When parts on BW Integrated Systems’ best-selling Streamfeeder feeding solution were beginning to become obsolete, they looked to Mitsubishi Electric to replace servo and drive components. As they did so, they found that replacing their entire control cabinet with Mitsubishi Electric controls would result in a more versatile and profitable feeder.
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Bastian Solutions Pulls Off an Engineering Feat and an Industry First

Bastian Solutions Pulls Off an Engineering Feat and an Industry First

April 08, 2021
Bastian Solutions knew a standard crane wouldn't cut it for their new AS/RS system. Learn how Mitsubishi Electric helped to accomplish an impressive engineering feat.
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reACTIV Laser Systems Defines Forward Migration and Backward Compatibility

reACTIV Laser Systems Defines Forward Migration and Backward Compatibility

February 17, 2021
reACTIV Laser Systems, a laser system OEM, needed a seamless servo upgrade. With Mitsubishi Electric's compatibility and forward migration, that's what they got.
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"Answering the Call" Controlling airflow is critical with an airborne disease like COVID-19

January 29, 2021
In April 2020, a 3,000-bed field hospital was built in Chicago to combat COVID-19. Mitsubishi Electric drives were used to control critical airflow.
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Rocheleau Tool’s Blow Molding Machines “Only Have to Run Forever”

Rocheleau Tool’s Blow Molding Machines “Only Have to Run Forever”

December 15, 2020
Rocheleau, a blow molding machine OEM out of Massachusetts, has a company motto: “fear no task”. It goes back four generations for the Rocheleau family, and it’s not just a statement. It’s a challenge: to innovate and make better products that bring new benefits to customers. And since the 1980s, Mitsubishi Electric has been their trusted partner.
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Reinventing the Off-Line Label Rewinder with Mitsubishi Electric Equipment and Technology

Reinventing the Off-Line Label Rewinder with Mitsubishi Electric Equipment and Technology

October 29, 2020
Web Techniques recently implemented a revolutionary system that ensures accurate counting of label stock. See how their revolutionary system has helped their customers accelerate ROI.
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Ossid machinery improves reliability and performance with Mitsubishi Electric Automation portfolio

Ossid machinery improves reliability and performance with Mitsubishi Electric Automation portfolio

July 08, 2019
Learn how Ossid, a tray packaging equipment OEM whose machines are primarily used in the poultry, produce, and red meat industries, met increasing customer demand due to advancing technology with Mitsubishi Electric’s precision PLC and servo systems.
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T-ROC Equipment improves made-to-measure box system with Mitsubishi Electric Automation solution

T-ROC Equipment improves made-to-measure box system with Mitsubishi Electric Automation solution

March 05, 2019
Learn how Mitsubishi Electric products helped T-ROC Equipment, a box machine manufacturer, automate their process, increasing efficiency, reducing waste, and saving a significant amount in shipping costs.
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kmV iSight Systems adds 180° product repositioning capabilities to their vision inspection machines, greatly expanding value for customers

kmV iSight Systems adds 180° product repositioning capabilities to their vision inspection machines, greatly expanding value for customers

February 15, 2018
kmV iSight's vision inspection machines leverage Mitsubishi Electric controllers, simple motion modules, and servos to rotate bottles on the fly into precise position for inspection, resulting in a precise inspection system running at a rate of 100 feet/min.
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When three-phase power is unavailable, D&E Equipment uses Mitsubishi Electric VFDs

When three-phase power is unavailable, D&E Equipment uses Mitsubishi Electric VFDs

September 27, 2017
Mitsubishi Electric variable frequency drives allow a single-phase system to run three-phase motors on customized farm infrastructure solutions, providing a more power-efficient and economical solution over phase converters.
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Unique Machine turns

Unique Machine turns "100% Mitsubishi Electric" into a Profitable Competitive Edge

April 24, 2017
Transitioning from a hodge podge of products from different automation providers to 100% Mitsubishi Electric components in most of their machines has given Unique a big advantage – even more confidence that they are delivering an outstanding product.
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Mitsubishi Electric helps Oliver upgrade existing slicing machine: better HMI and evolution from PCBs to PLCs pave the way for new market opportunities

Mitsubishi Electric helps Oliver upgrade existing slicing machine: better HMI and evolution from PCBs to PLCs pave the way for new market opportunities

April 10, 2017
Well familiar with Mitsubishi Electric quality and value, Oliver Packaging & Equipment spec’d a Mitsubishi Electric human machine interface screen (HMI) and a PLC in their newly redesigned Varislicer 2005.
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Miller Process Coating Company optimizes machine performance with Mitsubishi Electric components and service

Miller Process Coating Company optimizes machine performance with Mitsubishi Electric components and service

December 23, 2016
Long dissatisfied with their controls suppliers, Miller found local distributor Proud Company, who swore by the quality of Mitsubishi Electric products for their applications. This provided the high quality support service that Miller had been lacking.
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ISSI revolutionizes the bagged ice palletizing process with EVOLUTION — designed from the ground up using CC‑Link communication protocol and all Mitsubishi Electric components

ISSI revolutionizes the bagged ice palletizing process with EVOLUTION — designed from the ground up using CC‑Link communication protocol and all Mitsubishi Electric components

May 05, 2016
It’s simpler, cleaner and easier to wire and there’s no more lag in communication between components that can be a drag on palletizer operating speed.
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RR Floody’s Flexible Feeder System pairs Mitsubishi Electric robot and Cognex vision system for fully integrated, “best of both worlds” solution

RR Floody’s Flexible Feeder System pairs Mitsubishi Electric robot and Cognex vision system for fully integrated, “best of both worlds” solution

April 25, 2016
Fully integrated in-house and “85% ready to go out of the box”, promises to offer significant benefits for manufacturing operations concerned about the impact of shortening product cycles.
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IPSUMM’s New Flexible, Scalable IRIS Production Cells Promise to Revolutionize Conventional Manufacturing Processes

IPSUMM’s New Flexible, Scalable IRIS Production Cells Promise to Revolutionize Conventional Manufacturing Processes

February 26, 2016
The IRIS backbone allows manufacturers to switch quickly among manufacturing tasks as diverse as picking, painting, assembly, packaging, vision inspection and more, on the same line, with a simple change of a “plug and play” tool and picking a new recipe.
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Mitsubishi Electric Helps Rain Bird Corporation Expand Into Profitable New Markets

Mitsubishi Electric Helps Rain Bird Corporation Expand Into Profitable New Markets

February 25, 2016
Rain Bird wanted to compete more effectively in applications where lower flow rates of about 100-140 gallons per minute were required with a fully featured packaged pump station solution.
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Versatech and Mitsubishi Electric Partner to Offer Innovative Energy Management Solutions

Versatech and Mitsubishi Electric Partner to Offer Innovative Energy Management Solutions

February 22, 2016
Versatech, LLC is a multi-faceted engineering company that has been meeting an escalating customer need by offering energy management solutions among their data management solutions, providing significant cost savings for large industrial facilities.
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Vision Inspection Integration with Mitsubishi Electric HMI’s and PLC’s

Vision Inspection Integration with Mitsubishi Electric HMI’s and PLC’s

July 17, 2015
kmV iSight Systems wanted a new control platform for their products that reduced software engineering and introduced visual display control in-line with a vision control system seamlessly.
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Mitsubishi Electric CC-Link Automates Elephant’s Habitat Gates at the Zoo

Mitsubishi Electric CC-Link Automates Elephant’s Habitat Gates at the Zoo

April 15, 2015
A municipal zoo in upstate New York constructed a new habitat for their elephants and wanted to automate the giant, hydraulically operated gate system that controlled the elephant’s movement within the facility.
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