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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Digitalization Digest: Lines Configuration
A problem, facing a large beverage manufacturer, was the installed network operating at the plant, connecting the equipment on the production line.  The approach that had been adopted was a hodgepodge that had grown with the plant.  This resulted in the existence of multiple lines on a single network, an…

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Digitalization Digest: Upgrade to a Food & Beverage Plant
The next entry in our Digitalization Digest, articles and thoughts regarding manufacturing plant digitalization, focuses on a project for an international manufacturer of private label food and beverages across North America and Italy for retail grocery, food service, and industrial customers. Limited production capacity, due in part to an obsolescent…

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PDA Lends Expertise to Conveyor Controls Project
Process and Data Automation (PDA) provided engineering expertise for a conveyor controls project at a beverage company based in the Great Lakes region. This expertise was directed at the design and implementation of new programming of the OEM and plant provided PLC, HMI and motor controls in order to integrate…

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