Many manufacturers that have enjoyed leading market positions with their legacy machines and production processes will soon find their value proposition either rendered obsolete or, at the very least, challenged by new competitors with innovative ideas. This demands a reimagining of factory automation: a new architecture that can meet the complexities and demands of the future. For the industry at large, it is imperative to realize that this will be an immediate, tectonic shift rather than the gradual evolution seen in decades past.
Siemens Industry’s TIA Portal engineering software and S71500 series PLCs are helping a Michigan OEM build new equipment faster, better, and more economically and enabling it to expand its business at home and abroad. Learn more by downloading the case study.