Entries by Select Technologies

4 Best Practices for Efficient Material Handling

An effective material handling process is the key to achieve warehouse efficiency. It requires management of available resources and adoption of best practices in material handling process to enjoy maximum productivity at minimum cost. The following are four practices to implement for effective material handling processes. Focus on Automation Automation is the key to driving […]

Tips for Enhancing the Efficiency of Your Food Processing Packaging Line

Want to improve the overall performance and efficiency of your food processing packaging line? We understand how below-par performance can cut down production efficiency in today’s time-sensitive industry. With these helpful tips for improving production, it’s time to ensure that your food processing packaging line keeps running at optimal performance. Expert installation and setup The […]

Lean manufacturing and user-friendly PLC and HMI systems

How HMI and PLC systems enhance lean manufacturing In the first place, let’s define HMI and PLC systems. Human-machine interface (HMI) offers a graphic representation of a control system. The design of a programmable logic controller (PLC) is able to withstand the rigorous conditions found in many industrial facilities while monitoring and controlling processes. It […]

The importance of air balancing in food processing manufacturing

Air handling in a commercial or residential infrastructure is entirely different than air balancing in food processing manufacturing. In food manufacturing factories it is crucial to maintain air quality to avert or prevent possible adverse health issues associated with the factory environment. To maintain overall healthy air quality, it is important to realize that temperature, […]

Why Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems are essential to the food processing industry

Since its inception in the 1980s, SCADA has changed the face of industrial operations. In fact, food manufacturers that have integrated a SCADA system have found it enhances efficiency and increases profitability. In this article, we will discuss the many advantages SCADA systems offer for food processing industries.     Optimizing time management SCADA systems […]

Process Expo 2019

October 8 – 11 2019 Chicago, Illinois http://www.myprocessexpo.com/ Select Technologies will be attending Process Expo 2019. See our display in South Hall, booth 631

The Benefits of Food Processing Automation

Process Automation has been around for decades, and many facilities have benefited from it. Still, more facilities can prosper from the cost savings and efficiency afforded by careful control and monitoring of process lines. Now let’s have a look at some of the ways automation can benefit your food processing production.   Food processing automation […]

How STI keeps customer satisfaction healthy throughout a process automation project

Maintaining customer satisfaction can be the most challenging aspect when managing a process automation project. Keeping a close watch on budget and schedule are critical for success. However, they are not enough to ensure the project is a success in the eyes of a customer. In fact, the customer’s view of the performance of the […]