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New SCADA system brings efficiency and flexibility to Scottish malting barley plant

Effective site-wide energy management is a key function of the new control system which is being used to synchronise heat systems that include new biomass boilers. A grain drying and storage facility that supplies some of Scotland’s leading distilleries has installed a new Movicon SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) system from Products4Automation (P4A) to…

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Next generation SCADA/HMI platform is oriented towards future technologies

P4A has introduced a revolutionary new SCADA/HMI software technology from Progea to meet the needs of emerging applications requiring higher levels of data analysis and a greater numbers of access points. Built from the ground up on next generation technologies such as .NET, OPC UA and HTML5, Progea’s Automation Platform.NExT is an innovative platform oriented…

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Low cost SCADA brings robot control to tissue packing line

A new control system installed on a robotic packing station at Northwood & WEPA’s tissue paper manufacturing plant in Bridgend is providing great operator flexibility. By using Movicon SCADA software, the system integrator has completed the project at a very competitive cost, whilst also adding the ability to record and visualise comprehensive production data. Northwood…

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Ruggedised tablet and keyboard for the plant floor

The ability to run Movicon SCADA/HMI software on tablets has opened up the use of smart devices on the plant floor. These devices now offer visualisation and control of any Movicon HMI or SCADA supervision station using a simple browser, but they must be suitable protected for the production environment. As a result Products4Automation (P4A)…

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Cost-effective touch panel SCADA package

Products4Automation (P4A) has packaged its Vision 600 series IPCs with Movicon 11 SCADA/HMI software to provide a highly cost-effective, ready-to-run and simple to deploy touch-screen SCADA solution. The solution combines the powerful Movicon 11 SCADA software platform with Vision 600 Intel Celeron-based touch panels running Windows 7, delivering fully featured SCADA with high resolution graphics,…

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Scalable SCADA can run on any size of device

As ideas such as Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things (IoT) develop and start to influence automation systems currently being designed and built, it is almost inevitable that they will include Raspberry PI and other similar micro devices somewhere in their development and final system architecture. Therefore there is an emerging need for SCADA systems…

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Movicon SCADA provides plant visualisation and control for Europe’s largest Bio-digester

The entrepreneurial spirit is strong with Henry du Val de Beaulieu who is building a giant 10,000 cubic metre fourth bio-digester tank at his farm estate in Hampshire. Providing site visibility and remote control over most aspects of this already large anaerobic digestion enterprise site, including key parameters such as equipment status, temperature, pressure and…

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Resetting the standards for SCADA

Four years ago, Paul Hurst set out to redefine industrial control in the UK by launching a SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) package that was twice as good and half the price of other systems then available. We ask him if he succeeded… Back in 2010, Movicon II was the only SCADA/HMI platform completely…

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Download the latest Vision 600 HMI brochure now!

With the release of the new Vision 600 HMI, Produccts4Automation has now made available the full product brochure for download, helping automation specifiers achieve the perfect hardware interface balance. Offering high performance with reduced costs, the Vision 600 HMI makes a perfect complement to any SCADA system – only available in the UK from Products4Automation.…

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