Stone Technologies, Inc. is a national Systems Integrator based in St. Louis, MO with offices in 22 states. Stone focuses on project delivery, and since 1996, has provided manufacturing consulting and industrial automation services, including process control and manufacturing execution system (MES/MOM) design, software development, and commissioning.
Stone is recognized as a leader in complex process and business information applications and is the “go to” integrator for many Fortune 500 Companies. Stone specializes in Business Intelligence, OEE and downtime, batch management, WIP tracking, production and energy web-based reporting, and process automation/control. Projects range from small to over $3MM in systems services or $20MM total project cost.
The company is focused on the consumer products, food & beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. Our people have worked extensively in these industries and understand the unique challenges that must be met to deliver successful projects.
We establish long-term relationships with our clients by consistently meeting their expectations and providing real value. The staff consists of the best in the industry with an average of 20 years of experience. The owners are active managers of the company and are personally committed to the success of every project.
Since its founding in 1996, Stone has established itself as a premier systems integrator. In 2001, it was recognized by INC Magazine as one of the faster growing private companies in America. Stone is a founding member of the Automation Alliance Group (AAG), and a gold tier certified member of the Control Systems Integrator Association (CSIA), and has qualified for the highest levels in Rockwell Software, Wonderware and Schneider Electric’s Systems Integrators programs. In 2010, it was named Control Engineering Magazine’s System Integrator of the Year and Packaging Digest Magazine’s Packaging System Integrator of the Year. Stone was also named a finalist in St. Louis Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in 2014 and 2016.
Our Process Control and Automation experience is extensive and ranges from small service call support efforts through large turnkey automation projects. Stone’s capabilities in this area range from front-end engineering support, Electrical Design, Control Panel design, drawing package / Schematic development, P&ID creation and/or verification and updates, Description of Operations, Software Requirements documentation, PLC programming, HMI configuration, Batch software development, In-house simulation / testing, and Factory Acceptance Testing through onsite checkout and startup.
Our StoneTek Information Systems group focuses on MES/MOM and Information systems projects including OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness), Manufacturing Operations Management, WIP (work in process) and genealogy tracking, batch management, Data Historian, manufacturing information collection and reporting, quality systems, production scheduling, and connection to business systems.
StoneTek Consulting is a manufacturing consulting and program management group. We focus on the “internal” operational execution portion of the supply chain. Our value add is our consultants’ business process knowledge and understanding of manufacturing, supply chain, and quality operations such as production planning, production scheduling, manufacturing execution, quality management, product lifecycle management (PLM), manufacturing visibility and integration into business and financial systems.
In addition to our business process and manufacturing knowledge, we possess expertise (established through numerous implementation projects) of the technology landscape that supports these vital processes. In particular, we understand how to leverage manufacturing-related information systems to effectively support manufacturing, operations, and supply chain performance. Our recommendations and solutions are driven exclusively by the functional, architectural, cultural/organization, and financial requirements of our clients to create a best-fit solution for their particular businesses.