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Sending Emails with a Siemens 1200 PLC

If you have not checked out our previous blog on sending emails with a Siemens 1500 PLC, be sure to read that before reading this addition. We know how difficult it can be to do something as simple as sending an email from a PLC, especially when c...


Tips for Allen-Bradley Control Panel Design

DMC has extensive experience programming, commissioning, and designing control panels with Allen-Bradley hardware. During the design process, we can help guide hardware selection and ensure that each component is wired properly, taking advantage of R...


DMC Joins Beckhoff Integrator Group (BIG)

Beckhoff Automation has launched a new partner network called the Beckhoff Integrator Group (BIG). DMC was an inaugural member of Beckhoff’s first partner network, the Beckhoff Integrator Network, in 2017. We’re excited to continue our cl...


Fast Automation Facts Video Series

As part of a recent company FedEx Day focusing on company improvements, members of DMC's Boston and New York offices collaborated on an instructive video series.  Frank, Christina, and Brian created short how-to videos for simple aut...


Using SIMATIC Automation Tool to Download a Project without TIA Portal

If you have a trusted integrator make program changes remotely, you don't necessarily need to have the full TIA Portal software suite to download the changes to your machine. SIMATIC Automation Tool can give users a method of downloading PLC, HMI...


How to Set Up Siemens Sinema Remote Connect

Siemens introduced Sinema Remote Connect to allow secure connectivity between systems and devices that may not be installed on the same physical network. There are a variety of uses for SRC, but one common application is remote operator access to a n...


Building an Ignition v8.0 Perspective Module Application to Control a Model Railroad

Every year or so, DMC hosts a FedEx Day, where employees work on fun internal projects and deliver them in a day. In 2019, Inductive Automation released the newest version of their Ignition HMI/SCADA platform, Ignition 8, and with it came a new ...


Remote Support for Industrial Automation

Novel Coronavirus (a.k.a. COVID-19) is presenting challenges across the economy, and the factory floor is no exception. With travel bans, team members working remotely, and limited access to outside support personnel, individuals that rely on Industr...


All DMC Offices are Ignition Certified

One of DMC’s core values is to hire smart people. One way DMC’s engineers embody this value is by completing different certifications that extend their expertise and confirm their commitment to our clients. Inductive Automation, one of...


Connecting to an Allen-Bradley PLC through an eWON Module

Getting the network settings correct for remote PLC connections can be tricky. Here is an easy to follow guide outlining my method for connecting to remote PLCs while using RSLogix in a VM. In this scenario, I will be using VMWare as our virtual m...


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