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November Newsletter 2021

EMP YouTube, Custom Programming, Barcode Symbology, and More!

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Rewriting a Restocking Application

Challenge: Update an obsolete inventory/restock application. Solution: A custom web-based application with Zebra MC9300s. Story: A pharmaceutical distribution center was running their fulfillment facility on an older Windows Mobile 6 platform. While the engineers at EMP were working on a separate application at their facility, they informed the customer of Windows Mobile 6’s obsolescence. This […]

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Empty warehouse racks, Empty metal shelf in storage room, storage concept

October Newsletter 2021

Supply Chain Issues, Marketing at EMP, Tracking Solution, and Much More!

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Automotive Aftermarket Tracking

The automotive customer wanted to implement an inventory tracking system throughout their entire shop floor. They knew EMP had the team on staff to get the job done right.

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Multiple Barcode Scanning System

September Newsletter 2021

New hires, Will TE Live Forever?, Fixed Scanning of Multiple Barcodes, HELP! Windows Updates Broke My Printer, and EMP Scan and Print. Read More…

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Scanning Multiple Barcodes

Challenge: Design a quality inspection system to ensure that the correct label and quantity of labels in present in each package. Solution: A Vision solution complete with a 31MP GigE camera, Cognex VisionPro software, smart vision lighting, custom conveyor, Cognex Dataman, and control box with PLC. Story: A label manufacturer produces unique, pressure-sensitive labels that […]

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Mobile Power Carts for the Visually Impaired

Challenge: Design a labeling process for the visually impaired centered around mobility and efficiency. Solution: Newcastle lithium-ion mobile cart, (3) Zebra ZD420 printers, custom software for integration. Story: The EMP team is always looking to serve their customers, and they love a good customer who is also a good cause. Bosma Enterprises has been one […]

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Oops, I Read the Wrong Barcode!

Tired of scanning the wrong barcode? Here are our top tips on how to prevent this problem.

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Robotics in the Warehouse

If you know the EMP Tech Group, you know that we are a big Zebra partner.  Zebra makes up most of the hardware products that we sell.  Lately, Zebra has pushed into some new product offerings including tablet computers, fixed scanners, machine vision, all things that EMP was already selling to our customers.  But recently […]

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July Newsletter 2021

The July newsletter is out! Bartender Updates, Filling Internal IT Capacity, Real-Time Digital Part Replenishment, and More!

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Face to Face Meetings with Great Feedback

Finally, the day is here. We can go to customer sites and work with you in person, on projects and improvements. It is so much more effective to meet face to face and see the challenges that you are working on in person. We are better able to think through the best solution for a business problem […]

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Real-Time Part Replenishment

Challenge: Leverage existing hardware assets while providing a turn-key part replenishment solution. Solution: Health check of existing sensor network hardware, solution design, update WhereCall Buttons, update and add WhereLAN sensors, install MotionWorks Enterprise Server, configure Material Flow Software, utilize existing tablets for material handlers. Story: A new high-tech automotive company purchased a decommissioned GM factory […]

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