Category: Manufacturing News

New ANSI B11.19 Safety Standard Released, With Grantek Developed Content

January 3, 2020

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recently announced a new revision of the ANSI B11.19 Safety Standard. Prior to this revision, it had been almost 10 years since ANSI B11 had been updated. This revision was over a 2-year journey, which Grantek was the only systems integrator to help in the development of the framework,


Grantek Sponsors 2 Days of PLC Workshops for Engineering Students at McMaster University

November 26, 2019

Earlier in November Grantek engineers spent two days on the campus of McMaster University in Hamilton, ON delivering interactive PLC workshops for engineering students. These workshops offered a hands-on learning experience for students. Grantek staff discussed how PLCs work within a manufacturing environment, then worked directly with the students on applied exercises. These sessions were the third in

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Grantek to Participate in Multiple Sessions at Ignition Community Conference

September 3, 2019

Grantek will be participating in multiple sessions at Inductive Automation’s Ignition Community Conference (ICC) on September 17-19, 2019 in Folsom, CA. The Ignition Community is made up of engineers, developers, plant managers and other industrial professionals bonded together with a common passion to build better projects, better companies, and a better industry. Every year professionals

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VIDEO: Grantek Joins Inductive Automation to Discuss the Industry’s Biggest Challenges & Trends

August 7, 2019

Click Here to Watch the Video Grantek’s Director of Smart Manufacturing Practice, Sam Russem, joined Inductive Automation for an engaging roundtable webinar along with other expert system integrators. With Industry 4.0 becoming more of a reality every day and new technologies and capabilities breaking onto the industrial scene regularly, there are more opportunities than ever

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Grantek’s Southern California Office Grows

June 3, 2019

Grantek’s Southern California office in Corona, CA is growing. With the base of new and existing Grantek clients increasing across the Inland Empire and all of Southern California, Grantek is expanding operations to match the growth. This office recently added two new engineers to the local staff, Grantek is also actively looking to hire other

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Grantek’s Director of Smart Manufacturing Practice on Lean Six Sigma: Where Waste Reduction Meets Quality Improvement

May 21, 2019

Sam Russem, Director of Smart Manufacturing Practice at Grantek, recently wrote an article on Lean Six Sigma for manufactures that was published by Inductive Automation. Grantek is a proud partner of Inductive Automation. Inductive Automation has recognized Grantek as an Enterprise Integrator, a select group of global integrators that work with large companies on long-term

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Grantek Delivers PLC Workshop for Engineering Students at Bloomsburg University

May 1, 2019

Grantek engineers recently spent a day on the campus of Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA to deliver an interactive PLC workshop for engineering students. The workshop offered a hands-on learning experience for students. Grantek staff discussed how PLCs work within a manufacturing environment, then worked directly with the students on applied exercises. This event was the second in

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Grantek Director Joins Episode 5 of Control Amplified Podcast

April 11, 2019

Sam Russem, Director of the Smart Manufacturing Practice at Grantek, was a guest on Episode 5 of Control Amplified Podcast. Control Amplified Podcast is produced by Control Magazine. On each episode Control Magazine executive editor Jim Montague is joined by experts to discuss important topics in the process control and automation field. Control Amplified Podcast

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Grantek Featured in March Issue of Control Magazine

March 18, 2019

The March 2019 issue of Control Magazine includes an article that highlights Grantek’s Smart Manufacturing knowhow. Click Here to Read the Control Magazine Article This article outlines the technological improvements of process historians as they’ve migrated from boxes onto faster microprocessors and fully software-based formats. Grantek’s Director, Smart Manufacturing Practice, Sam Russem was quoted throughout the


Grantek to Join Seeq Partner Program to Deliver Advanced Analytics Solutions

March 7, 2019

Providing Acceleration of Digital Transformation in Pharmaceutical and Food & Beverage Industries SEATTLE, WA (March 7, 2019) —Grantek, a leading North American based systems integrator and consulting firm with 17 offices across the world, and Seeq®, headquartered in Seattle, Washington, will partner to deliver advanced analytics solutions to their customers. The partnership will accelerate digital

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