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Movicon SCADA Expands and optimises production process for Italian leader in Bio-diesel production

Products4Automation, UK distributor for Progea Movicon SCADA, is highlighting the relevance of its SCADA product to ecological issues following a recent application regarding alternative fuels in Italy. Fox Petroli, the Italian leader in the bio-diesel production, has optimised and expanded the production process at its Vasta Plant by investing in Progea Movicon SCADA. The company…

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Movicon SCADA provides sweet supervision on product lines for global confectionery manufacturer

Products4Automation, UK distributor for Progea Movicon SCADA, is highlighting the ability of its Windows-based SCADA package to increase production, improve product quality and reduce product development times in the food industry. By integrating Movicon into its ‘Baci’ chocolate production line, Nestlè in Perugina is now able to plan and optimise production batches, analyse product output with…

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SCADA helps keep road tunnel traffic safe and free flowing

Traffic flow and safety have been enhanced in one of Italy’s most important motorway tunnels by the commissioning of a new control system based on Products4Automation’s Movicon 11 SCADA technology. Because of the country’s mountainous landscape, road tunnels are an important part of Italy’s transport infrastructure. Each tunnel has its own unique traffic management system…

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Creamery upgrades with Movicon SCADA

Parmareggio Unigrana has used Product4Automations’ low cost Movicon 11 SCADA to automate one of the creameries that has helped it become a major butter producer, as well as world-famous for its cheese. With demand for the region’s butter soaring (up 22 percent in 2011 to Euro35m) the decision was made to automate the Fiordalba creamery…

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XML-based HMI brings increased flexibility and functionality to new shrink wrapper machine design

When specialist packaging machine builder Kosme looked to adopt a new SCADA/HMI standard platform to provide control and visualisation for its new Flypack shrink wrapping machine, it turned to the XML-based HMI Movicon SCADA package, supplied in the UK by Products4Automation. Established in 1981, Kosme is a leading producer of packaging machines, including packers, palletisers,…

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MOVICON 11 SCADA DELIVERS SUPERB PERFORMANCE AT LOW COST IN PROVIDING OEE SYSTEM FOR GLOBAL FOOD PRODUCER

Bespoke control systems specialist, ALS Controls, has used Product4 Automations’ low cost Movicon 11 SCADA to deliver two OEE downtime tracking systems on bottling lines for a global producer of food products. Thanks to the statistical information provided by the systems, the end user is able to analyse production effectively to remove production bottlenecks and…

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MOVICON 11 SCADA PROVIDES SUPERVISORY CONTROL & MONITORING AT LARGEST BIOMASS POWER STATION IN ITALY

The largest agricultural biomass power station in Italy was commissioned recently, with supervisory control and monitoring provided by Progea Movicon 11 SCADA. Paul Hurst, MD of Products4Automation, Movicon’s UK distributor, describes the new system and outlines the benefits of using Movicon SCADA in sustainable energy generation projects. “The new Bondeno power plant is built on…

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P4AS MOVICON SYSTEM PROVIDES FULL SCADA FOR PRICE OF HMI ON NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART-PLATING PLANT

Products4Automation’s low cost Movicon SCADA has been chosen to control a new state-of-the-art Electrophoretic Coating plant, recently installed by the Foleshill Plating Company of Coventry. The project, to control and monitor all aspects of the new plant, including logging and trending in Excel format, web access monitoring by IPad and IPhone and email alarming, was…

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MOVICON 11 SCADA PROVIDES OEE GLOBAL SUPERVISION PLATFORM FOR MULTI-NATIONAL CONFECTIONARY MANUFACTURER

When GIMA Spa, a pioneering company among system manufacturers in the “Packaging Valley” region of Bologna in Italy, was asked by WRIGLEY, a world leader in confectionery manufacture, to provide a standardised supervisory system that would provide OEE data across all its different client product lines, the company turned to Progea’s Movicon 11 SCADA for…

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LOW COST FULLY FUNCTIONED MOVICON SCADA PROVING A WINNING FORMULA FOR LEADING SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR GENESIS CONTROLS

The low cost, extended functionality and openness features of Progea Movicon 11 SCADA are proving a winning formula for control system specialist, Genesis Controls. The Birmingham-based systems integrator has already completed four successful projects using Movicon – ‘with many more in the pipeline’ – since the recent launch of the SCADA package in the UK…

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