Applied Control Engineering, Inc. designed a solution using the SIMATIC S7-1500 controller to resolve boiler operating issues that affected heating and steam generation at a major U.S. research institution.
Manufacturers that don't choose truly modern controllers will not only miss out on competitive advantages today, but also will experience diminishing ROI as they upgrade production assets for digitalization. To be sure your controller will allow your plant to modernize and become more efficient, your controller choice should offer these seven essential future-focused features.
Advances in controller technology have improved the quality of diagnostics data over the design, commissioning and maintenance phases, resulting in faster troubleshooting for less downtime. Be sure you're getting the most advanced integrated system diagnostics available to address the challenges you face by modernizing to truly future-focused controllers.
Doug LeVasseur speaks on current market trends on what users need and to keep production running efficiently. In addition to meeting consumer demand, digitalization:
- Reduces time to market
- Enhances flexibility
- Increases efficiency
- Promotes continuous optimization & improvement
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