Archive for August 2008

She’s Single Again?

August 28, 2008

OK, it’s a little hard to see, but the engraver just made Tammy Gray single again by engraving her maiden name on the Legendary Customer Service Cup. Look at the last name on the month of June (it reads Tammy Mueller).

Cool Gadget Training Vid: Parker Interact Xpress Software Plus WAGO I/O

August 26, 2008

Monitor your plant’s performance and trouble spots from anywhere you can access the Internet. A really cool conglomeration of gadgets, hosted by Adam Ring of Innovative Automation. But where’s the plant that’s usually in the background?

IMPORTANT: IT TAKE TWO CLICKS TO VIEW VIDEO. Click START button, then click on the TIME SLIDER. This is a quirk in Vimeo right now.

And It Works, Too!

August 26, 2008

Innovative Automation’s Lonnie Muse shown in his sandbox.

Wheeeee . . . !!


Off to High School

August 25, 2008

My oldest son starts high school at Flower Mound Marcus today. Good luck, Drew. It’s been a fun ride. — ph

Busted Chops from a Teammate

August 22, 2008

Go ahead, ask Jeffery Miller about it. At IA, the company is divided into teams who compete each month to see who can dole out the most LEGENDARY customer service. Points are awarded for legendary acts and the winning team gets a half day off and their names on the LCS Cup.

Miller’s own teammate, Michael Mueller, busted Miller’s chops for not taking enough credit for customer service acts in our morning meetings this month. Miller, on the other hand, has been busy out selling Yaskawa, Parker, Omron, WAGO and other products. We’ll see what happens at the meeting this morning.

Now THAT’S What I’m Talking About

August 21, 2008

Want one. Need one. A students’ automation project, truly innovative and certainly Cool Gadget-worthy.

This Just In From Our Houston Shop . . .

August 20, 2008

What’s wrong with these people? What are they crossing off toward?