Memex acquires IP, other assets of Dostek Inc.
Will use technology to enhance DNC capabilities of MERLIN shopfloor OEE platform.
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
BURLINGTON, Ont. — Memex Automation has acquired the intellectual property and other related assets of Dostek Inc., a producer of Computer Numeric Control (CNC) communication products.
It also develops Distributed Numerical Control (DNC) software, which is a method for loading parts programs onto manufacturing machines, and Behind-the-Tape Reader (BTR) interfaces.
The company’s president, Doug Struthers, will join Memex as a MERLIN DNC Architect.
Memex will use the Dostek’s IP to enhance the DNC capabilities of its MERLIN shop floor communications platform.
Memex is a Burlington, Ont.-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform provider that connects to any machine and delivers real-time manufacturing productivity metrics.
Its MERLIN software provides Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) efficiency metrics in real time, from shop floor to top floor, utilizing MTConnect and other protocols.