Case Study: Heat Treatment OEM Chooses Flexibility, Scalability

Posted by Janice Colmer on May 7, 2024 11:34:13 AM

Mercer Technologies continues to innovate—adding energy cost per part.

Are you considering ways to include energy monitoring in your industrial applications? Now you can hear first hand how long-time Opto customer Mercer Technologies is making it happen.

The latest case study in the groov case study library features Mercer Technologies' story of innovation. See how they leverage energy monitoring data from Opto 22's groov product family.


Mercer Technologies, a veteran owned and operated company in Terre Haute, Indiana, is an expert on heat treatment processes. Over the last 30 years, they have relied on Opto 22 solutions to build less error-prone systems and safer environments for their operators. But with Opto 22's latest line of groov products, they saw an opportunity to better serve the industry for many decades to come. You'll want to hear how they updated their systems to reach maximum efficiency.

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The case study outlines:

  • the hardware platform—which groov I/O modules they selected and why
  • the types of software they use, including Node-RED and PAC Control
  • why they chose a groov RIO EMU in their latest design for monitoring energy consumption


You can read the complete case study on our website or download a PDF copy.

Do you have an application story you'd like to share? Learn about the Opto 22 case study program.

Topics: Case studies, OEM, groov EPIC, groov rio emu, energy monitoring

Written by Janice Colmer

Janice has worked at Opto 22 for more than 16 years and is part of the marketing team that strives to share new and relevant content with the automation industry. She enjoys books, camping, country music, and spending time with family and friends.
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