An EPIC Case Study: American Metal Processing

Posted by Janice Colmer on Aug 14, 2020 10:05:08 AM

The nation's largest rotary heat-treating facility improves reliability, alarming, operator control, traceability, and data logging with groov EPIC.

When their PLCs began experiencing regular failures and the operating system of their HMI approached its end of life, American Metal Processing (AMP) knew it was "on borrowed time." In addition, the majority of system components were not integrated or automated beyond direct motor control. What was the best road to a modern system? How could the company achieve the data integrity, tracking, and connectivity required by their customers?


Read this new case study and learn how AMP approached their modernization project. You'll see:

  • Why the company decided on a DIY approach and how they developed the skills they needed
  • How they implemented multiple layers of equipment and operator protection using groov EPIC
  • How AMP used Node-RED on EPIC to improve alarm response, lot tracking, and data logging


Do you have a groov EPIC or groov RIO success story you'd like to share? We'd love to hear from you! Learn more about the Opto 22 case study program. It's a great way to promote your business, products, and services as well as showcase your company as an industry leader.


Topics: Case studies, Node-RED, groov View, groov EPIC

Written by Janice Colmer

Janice has worked at Opto 22 for nearly 20 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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