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Electrical, Optical Equipment & Machinery - Case Studies
The Case Studies described below are based on information provided by companies in the Electrical, Optical Equipment and Machinery sector. Each study has been written in collaboration with employees of the company and Preactor International would like to thank those who provided these insights into how Preactor is used and the benefits it has provided.

Transformer device manufacturer uses SIMATIC IT Preactor to increase capacity utilization and improve response to customers. Siemens PLM Software solution enables Narayan Powertech to raise inventory turns by 15 to 20 percent.
 
Mueller Stoves, one of the new business units of Muller Group, was established in 2001 and to produce different items ranging from stoves, domestic ovens and cook-tops stoves. Today the unit has grown to about 518 employees in 94 000 m2 of built area, producing about 118, with a capacity of about 70,000 units per month.
 
Electrostart JSCo is the sole Bulgarian manufacturer of magnetic and electronic ballasts, transformers, superimposed pulse ignitors and other components for fluorescent, metal-halide, sodium and mercury vapor lighting appliances.
 
Sumida AG is a leading company in the electronic sector. It develops, manufactures and sells inductive components, modules, assemblies and complete systems.
 
EPCOS was founded in 1954 and currently is headquartered in Gravataí City, Brazil. With more than 20 thousand employees, the EPCOS group has Project centers for manufacturing and sales in Europe, Asia, North America and South America. EPCOS AG, the group business based in Munich, Germany, is the leading manufacturer of electronics components, modules and systems.
 
Vortice is a market leader in air treatment products. Initially they produced a centrifugal aspirator for hood and then progressed to a variety of products which were increasingly sophisticated and high-performing for domestic, commercial and industrial environments.
 
Lucas TVS is the Leader in Auto Electricals in India today with 50 years of Experience in design and in design and Manufacturing. Four out of every five vehicles rolled out daily are fitted with Lucas-TVS Products.
 
Founded in 1884 in Japan, led by Furukawa Electric, Furukawa Group is one of the world’s manufacturers of optical fiber cables. Part of this big group, Furukawa Industrial S.A. Produtos Elétricos is focused on the telecommunications sector selling into North America, Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America
 
EMAG-SERWIS Sp. z o.o., based in Katowice, Poland, specializes in the manufacturing of models, prototypes, small-batch and unit production of devices designed to improve safety in the mining industry.
 
Teikon was founded in 1996, and two years later started operations in Porto Alegre, Brazil. With the slogan "The Strategic Alliance in Manufacturing of Electronic Products", Teikon seeks to place themselves among the 70 largest ECMs (Electronic Contract Manufacturer) in the world in 2008. The focus of the company is EMS - Electronic Manufacturing Services, taking over the logistics and industrial chain of their customers, allowing them to focus on their core business, in product development, marketing, sales and promotion of its brand.
 
Mode Lighting, part of the TCL group, specialises in the design and manufacture of electronic control systems for the lighting industry. Products include residential and commercial dimming systems, electronic transformers, cold cathode convertors, LED lighting solutions and DMX controllers.
 
ZAO SOKK is one of the leading optical cable manufacturers in Russia. A Successful business with many prestigious awards and quality recognitions, such as “European Standard”, “Russian Economy Development Leader”, Russian Federation Government’s Quality Award, All-Russian Quality Organization “Russian Quality Leader” diploma. Integrated quality management systems cover all the business process from cable construction to acceptance testing at ZAO SOKK.
 
Founded in 1971, Blake UK is the leading UK-based manufacturer of antennas and installation equipment for TV, radio and satellite broadcast reception and radio communications.
 
Vector LLC is a European company which provides solutions for the rapidly developing telecommunications industry by offering advanced systems used in stationary and mobile telephony networks. The company specialises in the production and integration of solutions that enable operators to provide multimedia services, such as digital television, the Internet and telephony.
 
Chuck/Cleaveland obtained the rights to produce renewal parts for Westinghouse switches in 1975. Since then Cleaveland/Price has developed into a major manufacturer of high voltage switches and automation equipment.
 
The electrical switch is an essential part of any electrical appliance and this is the focus of MarGirius Electric who design, develop and distribute switches and connectors for low tension electric energy. Based in Porto Ferreira, São Paulo, Brazil, MarGirius is one of the largest manufacturers of electrical switches in Brazil.
 
Marisio and Co. Ltda. manufactures high quality electrical products for the domestic and office markets. Based in Santiago City, Chile, the company operates out of a modern facility covering more than 8,000 sq.m. Here 200 employees, engineers, technicians and production staff, design, develop, manufacture and distribute more than 3,500 products.
 
STOCKO of Andlau, France, is one of the leading manufacturers of electro-mechanical components in Europe. Its core markets include the domestic appliances industry, heating industry, industrial electronics, consumer electronics, multimedia, telecommunication, automotive and distribution.