Spencer Cramer founded ei3 in 1999 to follow his vision that advanced Internet applications could help machine owners increase production, improve service, enhance product quality and save energy. As Chief Executive Officer he is responsible for strategy and growth. In addition to ei3, Spencer serves on the boards of PaceWorx, an energy assessment company and OMAC, the Organization for Machine Automation and Control.

The Remote Monitoring Cloud Measures Packaging Machinery Greenhouse Gas Emissions

This post summarizes what I presented at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition fall 2012 meeting. Recently I was asked by a client to investigate how Ei3’s remote monitoring cloud was making degree day calculations.  The client had noticed a change of 17% less heating degree days for a large group of buildings spread out across North…

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ei3’s CEO Spencer Cramer to Present at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition Fall Meeting

On September 11, 2012, at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s fall meeting, Mr. Cramer will present on the topic of using the remote monitoring and cloud applications for the measurement and reporting of Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. For years, global enterprises have been using the Ei3 Remote Monitoring Cloud to perform real-time remote monitoring of…

New Amphion device from Ei3 delivers M2M security

For ei3’s Software-as-a-Service platform for M2M, Smart Services and the Internet of Things   MONTVALE, N.J., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ —  ei3 Corporation announced today that it will begin shipping a new generation of Amphion internet security devices. Called the Model 14, these devices are designed to exceed the expectations of the discerning machine builder…

Remote Monitoring Cloud promotes packaging sustainability

By monitoring the converting plant floor equipment’s consumption of resources and production results, it is possible to accurately describe the sustainability impact of the converting stage of the packaging life cycle.  Ei3’s Remote Monitoring server provides enterprises with an effective method for gathering, storing, analyzing and reporting the sustainability of packages.  Having this information available…

OEE: A Key Performance Indicator

Organizations who are striving to achieve increased productivity in manufacturing have been using Operational Equipment Effectiveness or OEE as a Key Performance Indicator.  By calculating, displaying, and reporting OEE in real time, ei3’s online applications and productivity tools provide decision makers with the information they need to manage their operations. Through evaluating OEE and each…

Enodia solves the Siemens PG-PC network dilemma

Remote service technicians are continually challenged to keep track of complex networking configurations for establishing communications to remote devices. This is especially problematic for the Siemens S-7 family of controllers where unintentional changes made to the PLC communication configuration can alter its program thereby causing a loss of communication and disruption of the machine operation. …

Monitoring for ISO 50001 Certification

Organizations that are seeking to achieve ISO 50001 certification benefit from comprehensive measurement of the energy consumption of the production equipment and facilities.  Through its robust platform for energy and equipment remote monitoring Ei3 corporation provides a Software-as-a-Service platform that captures, analyzes and reports on the energy consumption of equipment and facilities to empower the organization…