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DMC Achieves Rockwell Automation Recognized System Integrator Certification

DMC has achieved the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork certification as a Recognized System Integrator. Rockwell Automation is a leader in automation. Their expertise is built off the understanding of the factory floor and business models that wi...


Utilizing and Customizing the Built in Scheduler and Recipe Panels in Siemens WinCC OA

Orginal author: Oliver Reed DMC worked with a client who was automating their batch mixing process and wanted a way to schedule batches with specific recipes. The client requested we utilize the built in scheduler and recipe panels in WinCC OA as ...


How to Program WinCC OA Message Catalogs

Orginal author: Oliver Reed Message Catalogs is a feature in WinCC OA that is often forgotten. This feature is used when the application needs to support different languages, but it’s also a great resource for simple error messaging or centr...


DMC Partners with MxD

DMC is now a proud member of Manufacturing x Digital or MxD. Located in Chicago, MxD has a 22,000-square-foot research factory that is used to test and demonstrate new technology, train the workforce on new systems and tools, and demonstrate the need...


Siemens WinCC OA Open Library

The Siemens WinCC OA Open Library Version 1.0 is now live, and the website is up to date with the latest version and release notes. History WinCC OA is provided to users as a clean sheet. It has incredibly powerful ways of creating reusable and...


WinCC OA Object Oriented Programming with Ctrl++

As demonstrated in the blog Siemens WinCC OA - The Open Architecture SCADA Package, I’m a huge fan of the WinCC OA (OA) package from Siemens and the platform continues to evolve with usability improvements. One of those improvements is the i...


Connecting to a Siemens PLC with Access Address

There are occasions when a Siemens PLC may need to be commissioned with a different IP address than the one assigned in the project. In the case of a single PLC, this is no big deal and it is a simple matter to update the project to match the IP addr...


Siemens WinCC OA - The Open Architecture SCADA Package

When asked if we work with a particular technology here at DMC, my answer is always "yes". PLC, Embedded, Test and Measurement, Business Logic: we do it all and more. WinCC OA (OA) is the spiritual analogue to that philosophy in SCADA fo...


Sixteen Candles on My DMC Cake

I can't really imagine it right now… I don't feel different…  I don't feel like I look different… but, I've been here at DMC for 16 years. I found DMC through a random encounter with Frank in Texas. Later,...


Entering the World of 3D Printing

A few years ago, DMC entered the world of 3D printing by building a Thing-O-Matic. This printer was... special in that it contained a lot of questionable design decisions, but it allowed us to do something amazing. We could create 3 dimensional objec...


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