OEM’s are Original Equipment Manufacturers, also referred to as Machine Builders and sometimes as Systems Integrators. Because the definition of these terms varies, the applications that they get involved with can also vary. One example of an OEM is a Company that specializes in filling and packaging equipment. They would supply turnkey filling and packaging equipment to a many different types of industrial manufacturers. Since each of these manufacturer’s needs would be slightly different the load cells and measuring components used could change from application to application. Unique products, and how efficiently they are integrated, are what differentiates a manufacturer from their competitors; Our willingness to fully understand our customers application requirements and to work closely with engineering to help develop the game changing OEM measuring solutions that help our customers differentiate themselves from their competition. All it takes is creativity, the desire to accept challenges’ and a problem solving mentality. This positions us to be the ideal partner on your next OEM development project.
Group Four worked closely with a manufacturer of packaging equipment to design a higher speed, more accurate measurement system for the packaging of blueberries, potato chips and a wide variety of manufacturing components. Group Four’s digital load cell, improved packing speeds and measurement accuracy, while also simplifying the complete measurement chain through direct connection to the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).