Paul Derstine

Paul Derstine

Paul Derstine can be reached at GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, Charlottesville, VA; or 434-978-6857. [email protected]

Stories by Paul Derstine

Would an integrated control system benefit your business?

Switching your automation or motion control platform requires careful consideration. Ultimately, the decision may come down to risk management-whether the benefits of a PAC controller with integrated, high-performance motion control outweigh any potential risks.

A Major Shift in Automation Systems

Consumer appetite for an endless variety of manufactured goods is fueling an explosion of new products, differentiation in packaging, and multiple line extensions. Many consumer-packaged-goods companies see these changes as the way to compete in a fast-paced world. To adapt to these trends, OEMs and end users are turning to a new generation of technologies.

Integrating Next-Generation Motion Control with PACs

The explosion of new products and growing customer expectations require greater flexibility, reliability, openness, and performance in manufacturing and production operations. To meet these demands, companies are turning to a new generation of performance-driven technologies.