Automation & Controls

    CDI Project Spotlight: Argos, Indiana Water Filtration Plant Upgrade

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    Client Town of Argos, Indiana Their township website describes the town as “Argos is a small, quaint town located in north central Indiana.We pride ourselves on the small town feel that makes living in the midwest a joy every day.” The population is just under 1,700 and the town incorporated in 1859. Argos is about…

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    What’s New with CDI & Why We Love IO-Link

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    We love this time of year! The chill in the air, the anticipation of the holidays, and embracing the last couple months of the year to meet goals. The Control Dynamics Inc. team is busy helping clients finish their 2017 projects. Below is a peek behind the scenes. Another batch of process control panels just…

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    CDI Manufacturing Spotlight: Allen-Bradley

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    At Control Dynamics, Inc. we recognize that our control systems require the most exceptional equipment available. We value our manufacturing partners for the quality, innovation and flexibility of their products. One of these valued partners is Rockwell Automation, manufacturer of the Allen-Bradley brand of automation equipment. Founded in 1903 with an investment of $1,000 by…

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    CDI At MRWA’s Annual Conference and Trade Show

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    Through March 17, our very own Terry Kerkstra will be representing Control Dynamics Inc. at the Michigan Rural Water Association’s annual conference, enjoying the natural beauty of Traverse City and the accommodations at the Grand Traverse Resort! Terry Kerkstra is a highly experienced pump specialist and master electrician, having provided his valuable skills on several…

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    Commercial Lighting Upgrades to Save Money

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    You may have grown up with a dad that would hover over the thermostat in case you thought about turning it up, or a dad that would walk around turning off lights complaining about not being made of money. Now that we’re grown up and probably paying our own energy bills, we understand dad’s feelings…

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    High Speed Conveyor Sorting

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    We can all agree that technology has changed our lives in many ways compared to even a few years ago. These days, the packages that land on your front porch from your online order are expected to arrive quickly, cheaply and damage-free. Companies have had to innovate to stay competitive in the marketplace using technology…

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    Benefits of Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) for Water Pumping Applications

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    We talk a lot about using technology, and the advancements of that technology, to do things better, faster and less expensively than the way they have always been done. One such technology we use is that of variable frequency drives or VFD for our water pumping applications. An excellent article we found describing some of…

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    See Us at Parade of Homes #82!

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    It’s here, West Michigan! The 2016 Spring Parade of Homes begins Friday May 20, featuring 86 homes by 67 builders, with price points from $150,000 to over a million. Spanning 22 communities from Ada to Zeeland, there promises to be something for everyone. For those seeking to build or remodel, the inspiration and ideas are…

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    Using Technology in Manufacturing: Save Time and Money

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    We at Control Dynamics love solving our client’s manufacturing problems using technology. If implemented correctly, technology can save major amounts of money on operating costs and improve output. There was a recent report on IndustryWeek.com, which covers issues related to U.S. manufacturing in print and online for over a half a million monthly readers, written…

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