Partners

Stone is an independent system integrator with no exclusive vendor relationships but we understand the need to establish solid, long-term relationships with industry leaders in automation products and software.  We have achieved the highest level in Rockwell Software, Wonderare and Schneider Electric's system integrator programs.

Stone is an Authorized Rockwell Solution Partner (SP) for Control, Process, and Information with extensive experience with Rockwell’s Logix family of PLC’s, the traditional Allen-Bradley PLC5’s, PLC3’s, and the SLC500 platform, PanelView HMI’s, and FactoryTalk (FT) software products including: View SE, Transaction Manager, Historian, VantagePoint, and Metrics / OEE (Operational Equipment Effectiveness). Stone also has experience with implementing Rockwell’s PlantPAx system solution.  Stone is frequently invited to present Customer Success Stories, White Papers, etc. at Rockwell-sponsored industry events such as RSTechEd and Automation Fair.

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Stone is a Wonderware Endorsed Systems Integrator (SI) with extensive experience with implementing Wonderware software suite including InTouch, InBatch, System Platform, Historian, IntelaTrac, QI Analyst, Archestra, Operations, Performance, Quality, among other areas.  Stone also has a broad experience integrating various PLC platforms with Wonderware HMI / SCADA / Historian software to develop solutions for our clients. Stone has accumulated a vast amount of domain expertise and best practices experience from our previous projects. Stone currently has 15 Certified Wonderware developers with over 46 certifications.

Stone provides advanced engineering services using the PI System, Asset Framework, PI Clients and custom development via the PI SDK and AF SDK. Using a proven combination of controls, software and IT experience. Stone has strong expertise with plant floor controls and information systems to integrate with your PI system. Stone resources have developed and deployed complex PI AF systems for both the datacenter and the cloud.
Stone is Silver Certified, Microsoft Partner in Data Platform, and has been a Partner since 2002. As one of our core competencies, we provide manufacturing information systems using Microsoft database, programming languages, visualization tools and operating systems products.
Stone Technologies has been asked to take a leadership (Definition Chairman) role developing the MES/MOM (OEE, Reliability) standards for OMAC (The Organization for Machine Automation and Control). Our preliminary objective is to develop user based MES/MOM functionality definitions, standards, and requirements that leverages the data from the PackML and PackTag standard. Our goal is to identify the highest priority and common needs to complete the Connect-&-Pack capability between machines to prevent the control and information system community to stop spending their time on the same integration issues.

ISA – 95 is the international standard for the integration of enterprise and control systems and consists of a model and terminology. The standard can be used as a guide for the definition of user requirements, for the selection of MES/MOM suppliers, and as a basis for the development of MES/MOM systems and databases. Stone is a strong supporter of the standard and is actively involved with its continuing development. Our Principal MES/MOM Consultant, Keith Unger, is the Chairman of the ISA – 95 committee.

 

Stone Technologies has joined MESA as a Platinum Keystone Sponsor. Stone is on the International board, the Americas board and the strategic initiatives committees.  We serve as the liaison from the education committee to the marketing committee.  We also have others serving on the technical committee and involved in numerous activities coming out of these committees.

MESA International (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association) is a global not-for-profit industry association dedicated to improving performance for manufacturing businesses through the improved use of manufacturing related information.

By partnering with MESA as a keystone sponsor, Stone helps influence the markets we serve through education and innovation.

Stone creates integrated enterprise-to-plant floor systems using data exchange modules from Online Development Inc. (OLDI).  The OLDI enterprise appliance transaction   module….eATM®  tManager®  is optimized to provide data exchange between databases or message queues and PLCs from Rockwell, Siemens and Schneider.  Stone has extensive experience using tManager across different industries and applications.
Stone is a Registered Level ACP Integrator with ten experienced ACP ThinManager Developers.  We have been using Remote Desktop Services or Terminal Services since they were first available on Windows NT Terminal Services Edition in 1998.  Employees of Stone have attended the ACP ThinManager Users Group/Training since its inception.  Stone has delivered over three dozen ACP projects with Wonderware and Rockwell systems.

Stone is an Authorized Systems Integrator for Schneider, it highest level of certification. We have 12 engineers that have significant experience with Modicon and related products.
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Stone is a Solution Provider for GE’s Proficy products including iFix, iHistorian, and Plant Aps..

Stone is a Silver System Integrator with Kepware.  We have multiple engineers with substantial product experience with KEPServer, LinkMaster, RedundancyMaster, and U-CON and have utilized these products in a variety of solutions within multiple vertical markets.

 
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