Tremco is an RPM International, Inc. affiliate company and a leader in the construction industry. The company had some legacy PLCs to support their production process which they called “Dinosaur PLCs”. These PLCs had become obsolete and it was not possible to update them using present-day technology. By replacing the old PLCs RTS contributed to a much-needed cleanup on the shop floor. Tremco now has a very reliable system and there is no fear of business interruption.
RTS specializes in providing high-value control systems to automate manufacturing cells and processes using the latest industrial technologies. RTS’s 29+ years’ manufacturing experience, across a wide range of industries, has positioned it well to help companies identify opportunities for improvements in all operational areas to achieve global manufacturing excellence.
- Industry: Specialty Bakery
- Location: Ontario, Canada
- Goods: Donuts, Bread, Danish Pastries & Croissants
- Implementation partner: RTS Consulting - Automation
Digital transformation in the food and farming sector leads to an increase in quality control and labor efficiency
RTS recently delivered a solution for a premium food produce and gift basket retailer in North America.
The delivery requirements were
- They wanted best in class quality control measures in place
- Wished to have an overview of their labor utilization in a single place
- And the calculation of overall labor efficiency
Automating the Paint System for Wheel Rim Painting Line
In almost every industry vertical companies make products that need to have a protective coating on them and this makes paint systems ubiquitous. These paint systems need to meet specific industry set standards and regulations. And every paint system is different based on the industry type. RTS has executed numerous paint system automation projects for customers in the automotive, aerospace, consumer durables, medical devices, and capital equipment industries, etc. Today, we bring to your attention yet another story of success which RTS delivered on in the wheel rim painting automation line for a client to increase the overall plant productivity.
Plastic Industry Digital Transformation
RTS has developed and delivered to two major plastic clients, a holistic, high value manufacturing execution solution (MES) specifically for the plastic injection molding business. The MES solution (closely developed with the customers) is able to connect to injection molding machines bringing real time insights and actionable intelligence to operations and management. From Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) control within the four factory walls moving product, to real time productivity visibility for over 80 injection molding machines. SAP MES Solution for the Plastic Industry is setting the standard in high value functionality leading to quick bottom line results.