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Expert Line Control and Diagnostics Serves an Unplanned Client
Process and Data Automation (PDA) is frequently engaged to provide solutions for the most efficient line control and information systems that Krones produces in North America. Users enjoy an unparalleled operating experience and rich information from their line monitoring and management software systems.  When deployed with a fully automated Krones…

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Join us at Pack Expo October 23-26!
With digital solutions designed to optimize production, improve sustainability, expedite support and reduce overall costs throughout the value chain, discover how the KRONES Digital Factory uses breakthrough technology to offer personalized solutions and unparalleled control. Join Process and Data Automation (PDA) and KRONES at PACK EXPO 2022, KRONES Booth #S-2830,…

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Congratulations, Mark Anthony Brewing!
  Congratulations to Mark Anthony Brewing on its new 1.3 million-sq-ft state-of-the-art brewery and packaging facility in Columbia, South Carolina which was awarded the  Manufacturing Innovation Award from ProFood World.  PDA was proud to support them on the project via the customization of Krones' LMS. Below is an excerpt from…

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Saving the World in Under 30 Minutes
  It was a great evening of teambuilding for Process and Data Automation! A healthy work-life balance is something that we always strive for. It's even better when it's experienced together.  By the way, we totally saved the world within 28 minutes, but that's no big deal for this team…

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Erie High School Signing Day
Thank you to Erie High School for inviting Process and Data Automation to join them for Signing Day. Cheryll Snyder, PHR, SHRM-CP was in attendance to recognize our new German American Chamber of Commerce, Pittsburgh Chapter apprentices Owen and Bleh. Congratulations gentlemen and welcome to the PDA Team!   Check out this news article about…

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Single Touch Changeover
Process and Data Automation (PDA) has earned a strong reputation as a problem solver in the private label food manufacturing community. With more than 20 years of experience providing automation and information automation support for a wide range of processing and packaging applications, the CSIA-certified integrator has helped its clients…

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20 years of lines
Success in today’s packaging environment requires flexibility and performance.  Manufacturers need predictable throughput and consistent quality with minimal risk to their contracts and staff.  World-class manufacturers also have a good handle on energy and materials usage as well as a keen understanding of their changeover performance metrics.  As the volume…

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PDA Passes 4th Straight CSIA Audit!
  Process and Data Automation (PDA) is proud to announce that we have passed the audit requirements established by the Control Systems Integrator Association (CSIA) for the fourth consecutive time! The CSIA is a global trade association dedicated to advancing the control system integration industry.   Since 1994, it has helped…

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Digitalization Digest: The Addition of Line Management
An energy drink manufacturer recognized the need for integrating features of a manufacturing execution system into its new production line.  After careful consideration Process and Data Automation (PDA) was hired to configure SitePilot Line Management (LM) to the new production line.  LM centralizes the coordination of the entire filling and…

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SCADA Improvement For Wastewater Treatment Facility
Project Summary Highlights: Hardware/Software implemented: Inductive Automation - Ignition HMI Rockwell – CompactLogix PAC Custom Control Panels Key Improvements: Obsolescence avoidance Migration planning Network design PLC programming HMI design Reporting Alarm management A large public sewer authority, comprised of a wastewater treatment facility and 28 remote pumping stations, was using…

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