Wednesday, October 4, 2017
CIMTEC Automation LLC, experts in high performance industrial technology and automation, announced today the opening of its new Raleigh, NC office. Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, CIMTEC’s expansion into the Piedmont/Triad area supports the company’s accelerated growth plans.… Read More »
Friday, September 29, 2017
The engineers at CIMTEC Automation have noticed a trend in the replacement GE PLC Control parts market that is concerning. We want to make sure you are aware of this dangerous trend.
Some providers of aftermarket GE PLC parts are advertising “NEW SURPLUS” parts as direct replacements for NEW GE PLC parts.… Read More »
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
PLC’s do have a Shelf Life!
When purchasing PLC’s, it’s important to note the DATE CODE.
Check Date Codes to make sure you are buying parts in current and good-working condition. Parts with Older dates (5 years ago or older) could indicate dead batteries, corroded capacitors or out-dated firmware that interfere with the performance of your system or could even shut your system down.… Read More »
Friday, February 12, 2016
January 1, 2016, GE Automation & Control (GEAC) announced that the PACSystems RX7i has officially been moved to Mature status. GEAC Product Manager Connie Chick announced in GE’s notification letter that the RX3i effectively replaces the RX7i, making it the ideal choice for customers and industries who love this series.… Read More »
Sunday, February 7, 2016
CIMTEC is excited to announce that we’re now an authorized distributor of GE Measurement and Control Solutions (GE MCS), which features their Sensor and Measurement products. GE Measurement and Control products help you do an array of things in order to keep your processes and applications running smoothly in your business, all with simple, efficient, and highly accurate technology from GE!… Read More »
Friday, February 5, 2016
In some situations, the Proficy License Server service gets hung up during the hardware check and fails to find a license. This may cause other Proficy services to stop. These 9 steps should lead to a resolution. … Read More »
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
3D printing has arrived and taken the tech community by storm. Here at CIMTEC, we currently have three 3D printers in our office. One of our engineers, Todd, is our 3D printing guru.… Read More »
Friday, December 11, 2015
This piece consists of three separate case studies, which highlight the problem-solving ability of CIMTEC. The company names will remain anonymous.
1) Problem / Requirement:
Problems holding tolerances on upstream processes and manual assembly, resulting in high scrap levels of finished products.… Read More »
Monday, October 5, 2015
On October 1, 2015, GE IP announced that the popular 90-30 PLC
has been placed in Mature status. Here is the message from Connie Chick, GE 90-30 Controller Product Manager:
… Read More »
“…we are announcing that the Series 90-30 moves to Mature* status October 1, 2015, with the PACSystems RX3i
taking over all its application capability.
Monday, August 24, 2015
CIMTEC Automation is pleased to announce the latest addition to their growing distribution line with Epson Robots, the #1 SCARA Robot Manufacturer in the World. The agreement includes distribution of all of Epson Robots automation products including their large lineup of SCARA, 6-Axis and Linear Module robots as well as integrated vision, fieldbus I/O and many other industrial automation products offered by Epson Robots. … Read More »