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Employee Spotlight: Kevin Ferrigno

Each month DMC's Employee Spotlight takes a closer look at a different employee to learn more about the people who make up Team DMC. Senior Project Engineer, Kevin Ferrigno enjoys and welcomes challenges of all kinds. In this video, Kevin talk...


Motion Control Solutions with Technology Objects in Siemens TIA Portal

This article goes through setting up and using the Siemens S120 drive inside TIA Portal after configuration in STARTER. While several other Siemens drives can be started with Siemens Startdrive (G120, G120C, G120D, and G120P), performing a hardware c...


Persistent Variables in SharePoint Designer Workflows

Often times when implementing a workflow, we as designers run into a situation where we need a variable to persist between each workflow. Sometimes it’s to determine if a specific process has been completed previously or to count how many times...


Using LabVIEW Quick Drop Shortcuts to Maximize Productivity

LabVIEW Quick Drop is one of my favorite tools for speedy LabVIEW development. For developers who aren’t familiar with Quick Drop, it is a development feature that has been standard since LabVIEW 2009.  Quick Drop is activated by pressing ...


Commissioning Siemens G120 Drives with Startdrive in TIA Portal

The built-in drive commissioning features in TIA Portal make it very simple to commission a Siemens G120 drive with a Siemens S7 PLC without the need for any stand-alone software. Drives can be commissioned quickly and easily, and afterwards all driv...


DMSki 2015

This year was my first opportunity to attend the popular activity fund subsidized event DMSki. A group of 25 of us, including three significant others, ventured to Vail, Colorado for the famed annual event. We rented an awesome house this year whi...


DMC Denver Has Fun With Dry Ice

One rather snowy day in Denver, Boris decided to bring in some dry ice. Sure he was using it for a project, but why not have some fun at the same time? The guys froze apples and string cheese; they created some massive fog out of a plastic water b...


Chicago Fly Fishing Excursion

As a new employee at DMC Chicago, I’m quickly learning just how easy it is to plan exciting outings with my fellow coworkers. At our first mentor lunch, Gareth and I were musing on how much we wanted to learn how to fly fish. With some planning...


Attend DMC Denver’s Opening Day, Opening Day Party

DMC began doing business in our Denver office back in August 2014, but now that the art is on the walls and the pool table is set up, we're ready to party! What better day to celebrate our opening day than on the Denver Rockies Opening Day at Coo...


SIMATIC IT Line Monitoring Tool for Overall Equipment Effectiveness

DMC has recently been working closely with Siemens in expanding opportunities to utilize their Manufacturing Execution Systems and Manufacturing Operations Management platform, SIMATIC IT. One area we've pursued is development of a Line Monitorin...


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