A major automotive manufacturer was challenged with a tight timeline to integrate a fleet of custom-built autonomously-guided vehicles (AGVs) into their production facility. Three months after partnering with EOSYS, the electrical design and programs were ready for testing. The multifaceted project employed a variety of technologies including Rockwell Software GuardLogix controllers, Siemens WinCC HMI applications, RFID, and Keyence safety scanners.
Special consideration for safety was given throughout this project. Because the AGVs would move and interact with multiple sub-systems, EOSYS implemented dynamic safety zones using safety messaging and programmable logic. On-site testing ensured that each emergency stop would safely stop the AGVs in that zone without affecting the operation of the remaining AGVs. This maximized system efficiency without sacrificing operator or machine safety.
From its headquarters in Nashville, TN and offices in OH and AL, EOSYS offers panel fabrication, industrial controls integration, MES, cyber security, and process control networking. EOSYS’s focus on technical excellence and tenacity in customer satisfaction has led to the completion of over 15,000 projects, CSIA certification in all offices, and steady growth over the past 30+ years.