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May 11 2022

Benefits of OEE

What is OEE and why do I need it? WATCH OUR QUICK VIDEO OEE stands for Overall Equipment Effectiveness.  It is the most commonly used manufacturing metric to understand, measure and improve current manufacturing production performance. OEE is expressed as a percentage and is calculated as the product of three other

May 9 2022

XL Prime Series Reveal

Join us for the launch of the newest Horner OCS All-in-one Controller line - the XL Prime Series! The XL Prime offers an evolutionary upgrade of the XL Series - our most popular product line. Featuring higher performance - the XL Prime offers an upgraded microprocessor core and a modern memory architecture that doesn't depend

May 2 2022

Using the Cscape Menu Object

Does your machine have a large number of setup parameters? Does your budget limit the size of the screen you are able to utilize in your application? The Cscape Menu Object can allow you to provide an intuitive method for user data entry and machine setup - and it doesn’t require a large screen to

Apr 25 2022

Using the XLE as Ethernet IP Remote I/O

In these challenging days - automation engineers sometimes need to “get creative” to solve supply chain issues. Are you struggling to source Ethernet IP I/O? In this session - we’ll show you how to utilize the XLEE and it’s surprisingly versatile I/O complement as a highly capable Ethernet IP I/O block. Join us for this

Apr 18 2022

Retrofitting Legacy OCS Part 2

In Part 1 of our series we focused on model selection, I/O replacement and utilizing as much of the existing logic program as possible. In Part 2 - we focus on graphics. How can I utilize some or all of the existing graphics screens from the legacy controller? What if I have to scale graphics

Apr 11 2022


“I have worked at Honeywell as a Technology Specialist until my retirement several years ago.  During the last 15 years of my career, I designed and built a number of small processing stations utilizing vacuum, UHV and high temperatures. Several generations of Horner PLC's were the centerpiece of these systems. My reasons for choosing Horner

Apr 11 2022

Campbells Snacks / Snyders Lance

“We have one Horner Controller that runs an automatic oiling system, in our plant. I used the software to make modifications to the program.” ~ Scott Koester - Campbells Snacks / Snyders Lance Franklin, WI            

Apr 11 2022

GKN Powder Metallurgy

"Two of our plants in Wisconsin utilize Horner controllers on some of the processes. Until recently, I have never used the CScape software. I have had to load several versions of the software on different computers as I was not aware of the version last used to program the controllers in these assets. Being somewhat

Apr 11 2022

McJak Candy Company

Check out the story behind McJak Candy Company and how Horner benefit their product line! Click the link to Midwest Engineering to read more.            

Apr 11 2022


“We found the supplied products are trustworthy along with on time delivery; Technical Support and Training. These are getting used in Process Equipment and SPMs widely used in Healthcare Sector, produced by us. The Report Editor Tool for Online Printing is most liked feature by us in the overall scenario and appreciated by our users


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