When automating flexible, modular production lines, equipping them with safety technology has traditionally been a costly and time-consuming process. The new Safe Line Automation concept from B&R combines OPC UA and openSAFETY technology to reduce this effort to a minimum.
Varroc group (Varroc), a global auto component manufacturer was looking for a comprehensive solution to leverage their Industry 4.0 initiatives across their plants. This involved connecting a multitude of machines, systems, and sensors which were on heterogeneous control systems, communicating on different protocols to a single data tunnel through OPC.
Softing announces the release of its new dataFEED OPC Suite addressing all the aspects of OPC communication with one product. Softing‘s new dataFEED OPC Suite… Read More »All-in-One, Easy-to-Configure Solution for OPC Communication