Memex acquires IP, other assets of Dostek Inc.

Will use technology to enhance DNC capabilities of MERLIN shopfloor OEE platform.

June 26, 2015   by PLANT Staff

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.

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