Category: Manufacturing News

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


Video: Missed Opportunities when Planning a Smart Manufacturing Transformation

February 13, 2019

Grantek’s Smart Manufacturing Practice has released a new video. Missed Opportunities when Planning a Smart Manufacturing Transformation is now available by clicking here. This video features Sam Russem, Grantek’s Director of Smart Manufacturing Practice and Mike Yost, President of MESA International. Delivered by Grantek’s Director of Smart Manufacturing Practice, this video is the next installment


Panduit and Grantek Win an Innovators Award for the Jointly Published Coal Generation Power Plant Case Study

September 12, 2018

Panduit and Grantek have been presented with an Innovators Award from Cabling Installation and Maintenance for the Coal Generation Power Plant Case Study that was published earlier in 2018. The judging panel consisted of cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators and managers with vast professional experience. Grantek and Panduit were honored with a Platinum


Grantek Named 2018 System Integrator Giant

February 5, 2018

Grantek has been named one of the 2018 top System Integrator Giants in the world by Control Engineering Magazine. Grantek was awarded 21st place on the 2018 System Integrator Giants list. The System Integrator Giants list is compiled annually and ranks the top 100 system integration companies in the world by total system integration revenue.


MESA International and Gartner Announce 6th Annual “Business Value of MES” Survey for Manufacturers

November 13, 2017

MESA International and Gartner have been examining the Business Value of MES together for the past five years and are pleased to announce the 6th annual “Business Value of MES” survey. Manufacturers are encouraged to complete this confidential survey before the research window closes on November 24th. Participation in this short, 10-minute survey will help provide


Grantek Safety Expert To Lead Discussion with OSHA Director at Chicago Conference

August 18, 2017

  Jeff Winter, Director of Grantek’s Safety Practice, will be leading an all day joint session at the Chicagoland Safety, Health & Environmental Conference on September 21, 2017. The event will be held at the Naperville Campus of Northern Illinois University. Jeff and Carlos Gallegos, Assistant Area Director with OSHA, will discuss machine safety from


Setting up for Smart Manufacturing Success

August 15, 2017

By: Jim Toman, Sr. Director, Practice Development, Grantek Systems Integration There’s a lot of buzz in the industry right now, like nothing I’ve seen in a quarter century of working in this field.  Technologies including IIoT, combined with machine learning and cloud-based mobile features, promise to remake the landscape in terms of manufacturing optimization and flexibility. 


Grantek Expert on Cyber Security Shares Insight with MESA International

August 1, 2017

Chris Hamilton, Director – Industrial IT/OT and Cyber Security at Grantek, wrote about Cyber Security in Manufacturing for Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA) International. MESA International is a worldwide not-for-profit community of manufacturing companies, information technology hardware and software suppliers, system integrators, consulting service providers, analysts, editors, academics and students. Please click here to read


MESA International Board Member and Grantek Expert on Smart Manufacturing

July 17, 2017

Jim Toman, Director – Smart Manufacturing Practice at Grantek, wrote about Smart Manufacturing for Automation World. Since 2003, automation professionals have depended upon Automation World for relevant and comprehensive industry information and analysis on “the why and how of manufacturing automation.” Please click here to read Jim’s article: About Jim Toman: Jim Toman is