Digitronik keeps customers moving forward
By Jill Kemp. • Ten years ago, Digitronik started as a one-man operation. The Rochester-based company quickly expanded to four people and with steady growth, took off.
Digitronik helps companies to modernize systems, reduce machine downtime, improve production capacity, and keep product deliveries on time. Repeat customers include General Motors, Delphi, Shell Oil & Gas, Corning and Wegmans.
Half of its current efforts are in the subcontracting business, where Digitronik places employees with a machine builder to help increase capacity. The team has helped numerous companies with production lines and automation, using local, operator assisted tasks. With their quality inspections, potential problems are spotted before they are accelerated.
The other half of the business is helping companies with automation.
“Most companies have equipment that was put in place 15 or 20 years ago,” explains Stephen Mokey, Digitronik industrial modernization specialist. “We go into the business and determine where the time is being spent; then we create upgrades that work easily without the company having to invest in the entire mechanical system of one of their existing systems.”
Essentially, Digitronik has been able to determine how to help customers to continue using older equipment while bringing them into modern times.
“We design, program, install, and support a wide variety of industrial components, including logic controllers, operator interfaces, robots, motion and vision systems, data collection, and custom PC applications,” Mokey says.
These efforts have been successful and have helped manufacturers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies have retrofitted their automated production equipment with new technology and capabilities. On the manufacturing plant floor, this has resulted in updated controls and data system integration for several companies.
The company also created RedLinePro, a productivity software application in use by electrical engineers. With this application, individuals can capture, track and share notes on documents or images instantly within a group. Minimal training is needed as the program is easy to navigate.
“I’m working on the software side of the business, where a piece of software replaces a legacy application,” says Mokey. “We are looking to grow in the water industry and with wastewater plants, so I’m also learning about these industries. Ultimately, we want to see automation that will make people’s lives better,” Mokey says.
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