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SCADA makes yachts and super yachts safer and easier to captain

Instant and accurate man overboard location is just one of many features that SCADA technology is offering to transform the safety and comfort of pleasure sailing. Products4Automation’s SCADA expert Paul Hurst casts an eye (not at all enviously) over of the technology transfer from industrial process plant to luxury yacht. Fifty years ago, people were…
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P4A seminar sees latest SCADA development embraced by potential users

A training seminar has led to a flurry of industrial control and automation installations based on Movicon NExT, the leading edge SCADA package available from Products4Automation (P4A). This was part of the UK launch plan devised by P4A’s managing director, Paul Hurst, who explains: “Having launched Movicon NExT in early 2017, we took the decision…
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Tracked vehicle rollers get controlled heat treatment using Movicon SCADA

Accurate, energy efficient heat treatment for the rollers used in heavy duty tracked vehicles such as earth movers has been achieved using a control system based on Movicon, the modular SCADA solution. Paul Hurst of Products4Automation (P4A), the UK representative for Movicon says the installation has been so successful that the technology is to be…
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What is pushing the development of ‘future-proof’ SCADA?

With the role of SCADA changing within the industry, it pays for plant managers to become familiar with the trends that are shaping the development of next generation SCADA systems. With modern technology pushing operating capabilities ever further, what key features will denote ‘future-proof’ SCADA? Paul Hurst, Director at Products4Automation, exclusive UK distributor for popular…
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