Randy Otto

Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 30 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Before joining ECS, Randy spent 10 years managing the delivery of assembly equipment for Integrated Systems Manufacturing and process control systems for Premier System Integrators. For most of the last 18 years, he has managed business development and sales for ECS and more recently as a part of his duties as CEO. Randy graduated from Purdue University with a degree in electrical engineering technology. He has an MBA from the University of Southern Indiana.

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Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
SI Corner January 26, 2024

Using Ignition scripting libraries

Senior programmers and leaders of development teams strive to write and deploy robust solutions and Ignition can help them develop industrial applications.

By Randy Otto
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
SI Corner January 12, 2024

Know your loop before you attempt to tune your loop, part 2

Tuning concepts for self-regulating loops make up the majority of applications in the industrial field and are critical for PID tuning.

By Randy Otto
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
SI Corner December 29, 2023

Know your loop before you attempt to tune your loop, part 1

Proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers or code are used to optimize process control, providing the means to ensure product stability and company profitability.

By Randy Otto
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
SI Corner December 15, 2023

Innovative tools for the evolving systems integrator

Industrial software is playing a leading role in the current intelligence revolution and system integrators must adapt.

By Randy Otto
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
System Integration November 8, 2022

The process functional ecosystem

A process functional ecosystem employs a multi-step, multi-ingredient batch that uses a combination of complex procedures, business and operational systems and communications.

By Randy Otto
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
System Integrators October 7, 2022

Identify, quantify and mitigate risk in industrial operations

Risk identification becomes the critically important first step, the one without which corrective actions cannot be undertaken.

By Randy Otto
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
SI Corner September 29, 2022

The importance of a process functional ecosystem

The process functional ecosystem consists of a methodology for viewing the different functionalities that are utilized in most production areas.

By Randy Otto
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
SI Corner September 15, 2022

Developing the existing and future workforce

The great resignation movement is forcing companies to adjust their tactics and turn to third parties who can provide the technical support needed to keep manufacturing system online.

By Randy Otto
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
SI Corner August 29, 2022

How to identify, quantify, and mitigate risk in industrial operations

Identifying and mitigating risk requires a wide understanding of what it means and how it goes beyond basic safety principles.

By Randy Otto
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System Integration May 15, 2022

Automating manual processes

Streamlining the most basic of operations on the factory floor is often overlooked, but it can have very positive impacts for operations and the workforce.

By Randy Otto
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