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2017 Workforce Development and Training Brochure

NEW!   As the plant floor evolves to a Smart Manufacturing environment, current workforce skills will also need evolve to efficiently respond to a data-driven work environment.  While many discussions in the industry have centered around the challenge of finding new outside talent, the emphasis should shift toward a focus on workforce development for existing plant talent […]

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Smart Manufacturing Maturity Checklist

Smart Manufacturing (Industry 4.0/Manufacturing 4.0) is the use of real-time data and technology when, where and in the forms that are needed by people and machines. Smart Manufacturing uses the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and the Converged Plantwide Ethernet -CPwE) – the underlying architecture for control and information disciplines, devices and equipment to deliver […]

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Polytron Food and Beverage – Full Manufacturing Systems and Solutions

Polytron, Inc. is a CSIA-Certified Full Manufacturing Systems and Solutions Integrator and 2015 System Integrator of the Year.  Applying over 30 years manufacturing expertise in the Food and Beverage sector.  Our complete services portfolio and wide-ranging expertise in the Food and Beverage industry combined with a focus on the delivery of your business objectives at […]

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Polytron – Leadership Longevity

  Gwinnett Business Journal, May 2013 – Ask Polytron President [and Founder] Charlie Jager about his business and he’ll tell you, “Thirty years ago seems like yesterday.”  Jager founded Polytron, Inc. just in time to position his company for the wild ride that has shaped business and industry over the past 30 years. Click here […]

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Emulation – Lower Your Project Risk with a Digital Twin

Manufacturers are on the hunt for strategies to help lower risk and shorten the startup time involved in designing a new production facility, introducing new lines, expanding production capacity and/or consolidating facilities and operations. Read how Polytron lowers project risk using emulation.

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Track It – Trace It – Report It

Manufacturing data requirements are now being driven by regulatory agencies and the end user to ensure safety in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Life Sciences and Consumer Packaged Goods.  Automation is the solution.  Read how Polytron implemented an end-to-end track and trace solution for a product with a time sensitive shelf life.

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How Manufacturer Upgraded its Network

The company replaced its aging cabling with an industrial network that improved plant-to-business data collection and reporting and overall network performance.

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Obsolete Hardware – Control System Modernization

A Major beverage company has a high number of obsolete Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) causing disruptive downtime throughout multiple plants.  With Polytron’s help, the beverage company evaluated its facilities and chose the lines to be upgraded.

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eBook: Smart Manufacturing: Beginning the Journey

  Manufacturers’ success over the coming years will be comprised of connected, data-driven processes that combine innovative automation, interactive connectivity, sensing and control, with a transformed workforce. The message for manufacturers is that the Smart Manufacturing changes are on the horizon and are expected to accelerate quickly. Manufacturers need to start learning and planning now, […]

2015 System Integrator of the Year, President’s Interview

Polytron, Inc. has been named 2015 System Integrator of the Year by CFE Media.  View the interview with Charlie Jager, President, Polytron, Inc.. Click Here