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Company Overview of American Industrial Systems, Inc.

Company Overview

American Industrial Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and supplies open architecture, embedded computing systems, and touch panel solutions. The company provides military embedded computing systems, including ruggedized military display monitors and integrated display computers; and HMI touch panels, industrial PCs and thin clients, rugged and industrial touch panel computers, operator interface terminals, and rugged and industrial touch monitor displays. It serves oil and gas, Internet of Things, human machine interface, building automation, food and beverage, packaging machinery, utilities and energy, consumer packaged goods, and military and aerospace industries worldwide. The company ...

1768 McGaw Avenue

Irvine, CA 92614

United States

Founded in 2005





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American Industrial Systems, Inc. Key Developments

American Industrial Systems, Inc. Offers Design for Manufacturability and Design Manufacturing Services

American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS), announced it offers Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design Manufacturing Services (DMS) to help its customers deploy new Visualization, Control and Monitoring Solutions for IoT, Industry 4.0 and IIoT. The company is a global provider of Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) touchscreen interfaces, industrial panel computers, and Industrial PC's (IPC) and Thin Clients. DFM is the general engineering art of designing products in such a way that they are easy to manufacture. AIS is a global leader and expert at engineering, designing and manufacturing open platform Industrial HMIs, Industrial PCs and Thin Clients, Rugged Panel Computers, and Military Embedded Computing Systems for OEM and ODM customers. DMS combines contract product design with contract manufacturing as a service to other companies that do not possess the required resources. AIS's customers often turn to them for their DMS expertise as they are focused on other aspects of their business and existing resources are simply overloaded. As a turnkey DMS for HMIs and Industrial Touch Panel PCs, AIS also provides other services such as quality management, product lifecycle management, order fulfillment, logistics and aftermarket service. AIS applies disciplined practices, time-proven methodologies and processes in developing advanced, cost-effective and energy efficient control, monitoring and visualization solutions for their OEM/ODM customers. The company leads in providing Embedded IIoT Hardware and Software, mechanical, industrial display and rugged computer systems, verification and validation, compliance engineering, in-house R&D laboratories, prototyping, manufacturing, and after market-support. AIS's Design Services can assist in all or part of the design flow. Their in-depth knowledge of the fabrication processes provides a substantial advantage when implementing designs that reach the boundaries of technology. The end result is total project success and satisfaction for their customers. They provide the complete designed and manufactured solution: Mechanical solution: System design: Sheet metal, plastics, castings and packaging design; Hardware solution:System design and PCBA design; Software solution: System software and firmware and device drivers; Verification and Validation:Reliability testing, functional testing and regulatory certification. AIS implements the latest quality control practices and techniques to meet the demands of international regulations and standards. Stringent and comprehensive quality control measures every step of the way ensure total customer satisfaction from beginning to end. AIS provides superior Quality Management Capabilities with integrated quality measures & analysis for the lowest possible final costs and waste. AIS Supply Chain Activities cover everything from product development, sourcing, production, and logistics, as well as the information systems needed to coordinate these activities. Managing the flow of raw materials in its supply chain network with expert precision, AIS is committed to meeting the on-going delivery needs and sustainability requirements of their customers. AIS's considerable Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) experience and capabilities allows them to easily comprehend the issues and see through all the pitfalls of product development. Managing the entire lifecycle of products from inception, through engineering design and manufacture, to service and disposal of manufactured products, AIS demonstrates their value-add as a true partner and resource for their customers.

American Industrial Systems Appoints Joe Fijak as Executive Vice President and COO to Drive Sales Growth in New Industrial IoT Markets

American Industrial Systems, Inc. announced that Joe Fijak has officially joined the company as Executive Vice President/COO. Mr. Fijak served as a member of the AIS Board of Directors since 2013, but now has joined the company as a full time, member of the senior management team as a sales leadership executive. Fijak will play a crucial role in shaping the company's go-to-market sales strategy. Mr. Fijak's career history includes more than 25 years of direct display, touchscreen and embedded solutions industry leadership experience and has directly managed billions of dollars in technology sales. He was most recently Global Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sanmina Corporation, Mechanical Systems and Display Solutions division. Prior to this role, Joe Fijak was Vice President of Avnet Electronics, Embedded Solutions business unit for Display Solutions and Digital Signage business.

American Industrial Systems, Inc. Announces its PC Based Human Machine Interfaces Integrated with Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture for Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things Applications

American Industrial Systems, Inc. announced that it is now offer PC-based HMIs and Industrialized Touch Panel PCs that come pre-installed and ready-to-go with Microsoft Windows operating system for open platform communications (OPC) for process, industrial manufacturing control, monitoring and automation applications. OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) is an industrial M2M communication protocol for interoperability developed by the OPC Foundation. The OPC Specification is based on the OLE, COM, and DCOM technologies developed by Microsoft for the Microsoft Windows operating system family. The specification defined a standard set of objects, interfaces and methods for use in process control and manufacturing automation applications to facilitate interoperability. The most common OPC specification is OPC Data Access, which is used to read and write real-time data. With OPC UA compatibility, AIS's Smart PC- Based Touchscreen Interfaces, which includes their Premium, Standard and Compact Series of HMI touch panels, are engineered to provide a common bridge for Windows-based software applications and process control applications. In addition, AIS's Premium, Standard and Compact Series of Intelligent Touch Panel PCs with OPC UA compatibility provide users consistent methods of accessing field data from plant floor devices. End users can more efficiently manage and operate their HMI, SCADA and plant floor operations with AIS's comprehensive family of rugged, industrial and open HMI touchscreen interfaces. AIS's Industrial PC-Based HMIs feature an open architecture platform and design with allows OPC UA compatibility with Web, PLC, HMI, SCADA and MES applications. AIS's open platform design also ensures network security and enables users to leverage new TCOP/IPC-based Networking., HTML 5 Web Browsers, Web-enable HMI/SCADA, Industrial Automation, Field Mobility, M2M, Industrial 4.0 and IoT applications. Their advanced family of Premium, Standard and Compact HMI touchscreen interfaces are available with both analog resistive single-touch and projected capacitive multi-touch displays ranging from 7.0" to 24.0" screen sizes. AIS's PC-Based Touch Panel PCs are rugged and UL/cUL/B 61010 and 62368 certified for automation, information and communications applications and offer maintenance-free operation in industrial and/or commercial environments.

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