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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109476976, Entry date: 06/04/2019
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Line Integration at the Food & Beverage Industry - Network planning and diagnose

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Siemens offers full standardized ready-to-use machine integration for OEM machine builders with full support by Siemens Line Management System for the line operating authority. This solution based on the standards of OMAC User Group and Weihenstephan Standards.

Requirement
In the Food & Beverage Industry is substantial room for improvement, to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of existing and planned new production lines.
An essential contribution to this will provide the integrated linking of production lines and machines from the inbound of raw material to production, packaging up to the outgoing goods, as well as the consistent recording of production parameters like quantities, machine time, and so on. These data can be analyzed at management systems and sustainable measures for improvement can be initiated to save production costs and optimize the usage of all resources like water, air, gas, energy and steam.
For these reasons customers increasingly install production monitoring systems covering the complete wall to wall production flow from intake of raw materials through the actual production of their products until the final packaging and palletizing for shipping.

Solution
Siemens offers full standardized ready-to-use machine integration for OEM machine builders with full support by Siemens Line Management System for the line operating authority. To support this process, Siemens offers a ready to use Line Integration Concept for the Food & Beverage Industry. The software is based on the international standard of OMAC-User group and Weihenstephan Standards which sets the industry-standard for the according data interfaces.



Obviously these software applications should be considered already at the planning and contracting phase of production and packaging lines/areas with integration and this hyperlink should be provided to the suppliers of machines and production lines/areas as well as system integrators.
For questions concerning the application, please feel free to address your
local Siemens contact.





In addition, Siemens offers a standardized network structure for production sites for the Line Management System. This entry contains descriptions of the required technologies and fundamentals required for planning, configuration and operating a production network.


The following topics are addressed in the area of network design:

 
  • Design of production networks from cell level to connection to IT systems
  • Remote maintenance and diagnostics
  • Security in industrial networks
  • Products and Services

Downloads
  Documentation - Network Concept and Diagnose (3,7 MB)

Last changes
Complete revision, enhancement

Additional keywords

PWA, Plant wide automation, WS Pack, S88 

Security information
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