Patti Engineering to Discuss Control System Integration at Technology Tip-Off in Detroit

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Senior Engineer Duane Edgar Will Present on Best Practices, Tips and Tricks for Using PLC Simulators

Patti Engineering, Inc., a leader in control systems integration, today announced they will be participating in the Technology Tip-off Event at Ford Field in Detroit on Thursday, March 15, 2012. One of the company’s senior engineers, Duane Edgar will be presenting Tips & Tricks – PLC Simulator Siemens Simatics S7PLCSIM. The event is hosted by Electro-Matic Products, a leading supplier of high technology automation components and services and frequent champion of Patti Engineering to Siemens automation users.

With the ever evolving technological innovations and requirements, the event is a great opportunity for discovering the latest in industrial automation solutions. Patti Engineering will have a booth and is welcoming attendees to stop by to discuss control systems integration questions and concerns.

Patti Engineering is presently the only Siemens Solution Partner in the State of Michigan. As a certified Siemens Solution Partner, Patti Engineering is among selected group of system integrators across the country who are highly trained experts on the wide range of Siemens industrial automation products. Patti Engineering often teams up with Electro-Matic to offer customers the complete package of products and services. Electro-Matic sells Siemens automation products and Patti Engineering is the vital asset for integrating the technology at manufacturing and distribution facilities. Patti Engineering’s knowledge and expertise is crucial to seamless project execution.

Duane Edgar, Senior Engineer at Patti Engineering, will be presenting a session on PLC Simulator SIEMENS SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM from 1:00pm – 2:00pm. The session will explore how to use PLCSim to test a PLC program and Edgar will provide valuable tips on using the tool to improve Siemens software development efficiency.

“The best feature when using a PLC Simulator is the ability to change the state of inputs easily,” said Edgar. “This applies to both discrete and analog inputs and I will be walking the audience through both in my session. I will also explore how S7-PLCSIM can reduce 20-30% of your start-up and debug time.”

To register for the Technology Tip-off, please click here.

About Patti Engineering, Inc.

Founded in 1991, Patti Engineering, Inc. is a CSIA Certified control systems integration company based in Auburn Hills, MI with offices in Massachusetts and Texas. Patti Engineering’s technical expertise provides turnkey control systems integration services for design/build, upgrade/retrofit and asset/energy management projects; including project management, electrical engineering, hardware design, hardware procurement, software development, installation, calibration, start-up testing, verification, documentation, training and warranty support. Patti Engineering solutions are used in manufacturing facilities, retail distribution, municipalities, food industry, libraries, law enforcement, military, ice arenas and college/universities. Visit the Patti Engineering website at and find us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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