AMT preparing for digital transformation

Preparing for a Digital Transformation: Is Your Manufacturing Company Ready?

Change is happening. Market requirements, customer expectations, and business processes are digitizing rapidly, and your facility needs to keep up. But how do you make a digital shift in your manufacturing company? What are the steps you should take? How can...

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AMT GSI Rick Vanden Boom

Featured in Control Engineering, Rick Vanden Boom Provides Valuable Insights from a Robotic Material Handling and Custom Automation Project

AMT’s Vice President of Sales Rick Vanden Boom authored “Revamped HMI Provides Better Process Control,” originally published in Control Engineering’s 2019 Global Systems Integrator Report.

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AMT Employee Spotlight: Josh Galloway

In this edition, we are shining the spotlight on Josh Galloway.  Josh has been AMT’s IT Specialist for most of his 17-year tenure at the company, responsible for the company’s network infrastructure and help desk support. 

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Remote Support for Overseas Integrators and Equipment Suppliers

Have the travel restrictions stalled your equipment installation? During the COVID pandemic, US-based AMT developed a remote industrial connectivity kit called R-Connect, and began offering installation and support services for domestic companies working with...

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CSIA Talking Industrial Automation: Craig Salvalaggio

Applied Manufacturing Technologies’ Chief Operating Officer Craig Salvalaggio is featured in episode 42 of the Talking Industrial Automation podcast hosted by Lisa Richter of the Control System Integrators Association. Craig’s thoughtful answers to Lisa’s questions...

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Obsolete Components: Best Practices to Find (or Get Rid Of) Spare Parts

Obsolescence of automated systems is an unavoidable part of any manufacturing endeavor. There are many strategies to keep older systems running, such as stockpiling replacement parts and carefully timing equipment upgrades.

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Applied Manufacturing Technologies PLC COntrolled Robots

PLC Controlled Robots

PLC controlled robots are not a magic bullet, but can provide cost savings to manufacturers by limiting the specialized support traditionally needed to manage robotic automation.

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AMT engineers take remote training

“Spring Training” for AMT Engineers

It isn’t baseball, but AMT employees have been involved in their own unique “spring training” effort this year to level up their technical skills and stay at the forefront of ever-changing automation technology.  This spring, 60 AMT engineers have collectively...

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Overcoming Installation Obstacles on a Tight Schedule

On a recent time-critical installation, teamwork and creative problem-solving skills prevailed as AMT engineers overcame unforeseeable obstacles to get equipment back online ahead of schedule during a major material handling project for a food manufacturer.

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AMT Employee Spotlight: Kevin Ockert

A true asset to our team, we are excited to share Senior Automation Engineer Kevin Ockert’s story with you. From his work here at AMT to his life on his family farm, Kevin is a source of inspiration to many!

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