Advantech’s Factory Automation solution offers customized solutions including HMI, UNO, MES systems, Industrial Ethernet Switch, I/O card, ADAM and automated guided vehicle (AGV) to enable an intelligent factory which allows engineers to monitor and configure the status of a large number of factories and office buildings from a single location many miles apart. Beyond that, sophisticated software such as SCADA and WebAccess, allows the systems to take control of themselves with minimal manual adjustments. Factory automation involves computerized management systems which highly improves the production efficiency. Factory automation is now occurs from the point of delivery of goods where all items are given a barcode or an RFID tag and scanned as they are admitted to the warehouse, and then, on collection from the warehouse, by either man or machine, they are scanned again and taken to the assembly plant where the object’s electronic identifier is passed over a scanner.
China’s growing domestic market has resulted in a two-digit growth of food & beverage processing and packaging equipment and has drawn many companies around the world to explore this huge developing market, including TCP Pioneer Co.Ltd, a liquid food and beverage manufacturing/packing facility provider headquartered in northern Taiwan with its products sold to several top beverage brands in China.
2013 was certainly an eventful year for the Advantech/L-Tron team, and 2014 promises to be just as action-packed!
In February 2013, L-Tron was named Advantech’s AOnline Engaged Channel Partner (AECP) for the Northeastern United States covering the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Maine.
In April 2013, L-Tron announced the position of “Advantech Specialist” had been filled by Jeremy Miller, longtime L-Tron employee and product expert in the industrial control, data acquisition, and test & measurement markets.
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