Model Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET) and Mitsubishi Electric India Private Limited (MEI), a global manufacturer of Electrical & Electronic equipment, have collaborated to set up the Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation (FA) Lab with the latest industry-standard equipment and software for factory automation by providing Programmable Logic Controllers and product-related Training Kit. . The Mitsubishi Electric FA Lab was inaugurated by Mr. Vikram Mattoo, General Manager, Factory Automation Centre, MEI along with the Prof. Ankur Gupta, Director MIET, Prof. S.K Sharma, Director Academics MIET, Mr. Manoj Gupta, Sr. Manager, Factory Automation Centre, MEI and Mr. Shrikant Takale, Asst. Manager Factory Automation Centre, MEI.
The Mitsubishi Electric FA Lab is the first and exclusive industry-driven center of excellence in the state of J&K in the domain of industrial automation. The Lab is set up with a specific mandate to create awareness and develop industry-relevant skills on the latest equipment and software. Under this collaboration, MEI has supplied high-end automation equipment with all accessories including high-end software for simulation/programming of the equipment to MIET. The training equipment includes the Mitsubishi Electric iQ-R PLC based FA training-kit comprising HMI, VFD, Servo and FX PLC with HMI training kit iQ Platform software (engineering software) with simulation accessories.