Archive for April 2012

Omron Sensors Training DFW May 21

April 30, 2012
Coming to DFW! Another great career-enhancing class.  This time, it’s industrial sensor training.  For $199, you’ll learn about photoelectric sensors, proximity sensors, limit switches, measurement sensors and more.  You will even learn about how vision sensors and systems can help your efficiency and QC.  HANDS ON learning for the applications in your facility.  Lunch is included.
Omron Sensors Training DFW
May 21, 2012  8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Innovative-IDM Training Room
$199 (includes catered lunch)
How can using the proper sensors correctly help you and your line? This is where you’ll learn. Be the SENSOR EXPERT at your facility. Click here for details!

This is a one-day class with no chance of adding a second day.  To reserve your seat, give us a call at 877.906.2100 or send us an email at info@innidm.com.

Omron Sensors Training Houston May 17

April 26, 2012
Coming to HOUSTON! Another great career-enhancing class.  This time, it’s industrial sensor training.  For $199, you’ll learn about photoelectric sensors, proximity sensors, limit switches, measurement sensors and more.  You will even learn about how vision sensors and systems can help your efficiency and QC.  HANDS ON learning for the applications in your facility.  Lunch is included.
Omron Sensors Training Houston
May 17, 2012  8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Innovative-IDM Training Room
$199 (includes catered lunch)
How can using the proper sensors correctly help you and your line? This is where you’ll learn. Be the SENSOR EXPERT at your facility. Click here for details!

This is a one-day class with no chance of adding a second day.  To reserve your seat, give us a call at 877.906.2100 or send us an email atinfo@innidm.com.

SMC Automatic Leak Detection System for Factory Pneumatics

April 23, 2012

All pneumatic systems leak air, eventually. Learn how SMC pneumatics’ automatic air leak detection takes the guesswork — and time — out of finding leaks on your system. Step by step example.

Omron NJ-Series Industrial Machine Controller Video Demo

April 18, 2012

Omron NJ-Series Industrial Machine Controller combines Motion, Vision and Controls capabilities in one product, eliminating the need for separate components. A breakthrough product for industrial machine control and a really Cool Gadget.

Buzz Welcomes Jeff Coyne to Innovative-IDM!

April 18, 2012

Jeff Coyne Bio

Series IDFB Refrigerated Dryers – SMC’s Product of the Month, April 2012

April 16, 2012

SMC dryers are insurance for down stream components, and in the long run, allow for sustainable performance and production for an end customer.

  • Environmentally friendly R134a / R407C refrigerant
  • Simple control system, incorporating easy to read evaporator gauge
  • Stainless steel heat exchanger providing long life and low pressure drops
  • Compact design with staggered inlet / outlet ports for ease of installation
  • 3/8″ push-in condensate drain port

Click here for the Series IDFB flyer.

Contact Innovative-IDM today to order your SMC Series IDFB Refrigerated Dryers!  Give us a call at 877.906.2100 or send us an email at info@innidm.com

April 15: Yes it’s tax day, but also Lincoln Assassination Day

April 15, 2012

lincoln-chairYes, it’s Tax Day. But it’s also the day in 1865 that Abraham Lincoln died after being shot the night before while watching a show in Washington D.C.’s Ford’s Theater. He was 56 and the first U.S. president to be assassinated.

What’s this got to do with factory automation? Well, the chair that Lincoln was sitting in when he was shot by John Wilkes Booth resides — blood stains and all — in the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich.

Ford, of course, is considered the father of modern factory automation. And now you know.

Get to Know Innovative-IDM Industrial Field Service Techs: They can save you when you are down

April 4, 2012

If you are a maintenance professional in Dallas-Fort Worth, you should familiarize yourself with our technicians, who can be your best friend if your machine goes down. Now, you can make that dream come true.

Theory X Management: Big Man in a Little Suit

April 4, 2012

ImageOccasionally, management will make our largest employee hold his breath and try to fit into a small jumpsuit. This usually takes place after a softer than normal bookings month. Steve Lyons Sr. says, “Sell, sell, sell!”

Death of a Printer, by Ken Skillet (ret.)

April 3, 2012

Innovative-IDM this week will say “so long” to one of its longtime employees, Ken Skillett, who after many years of high-end contributions here at Innovative is moving to another opportunity in his career.
So with Thursday as Skilly’s last day, it’s time to revisit that quirky, rainy morning a few years ago when Ken let down his hair and romped on a dead printer. Ken’s zany antics should in no way be confused with this act of aggression.