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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 99410631, Entry date: 08/09/2018

Line Integration at the Food & Beverage Industry - Line Monitoring Library (LML)

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Siemens offers full standardized ready-to-use machine integration for OEM machine builders with full support by SIMATIC IT Line Monitoring System (LMS) for the line operating authority. To support this process, Siemens offers a concept based on SIMATIC IT LMS and PDI-Interface. The concept based on the standards of OMAC User Group and Weihenstephan Standards.

The Plant Data Interface is part of the Line Integration Concept at the Food & Beverage Industry. An overview of the Line Integration Concept you can find here.

The standardized data of the production line stations must be processed and saved for calculating key figures and for analysis purposes. A basic configuration of the SIMATIC IT line monitoring system (LMS) is necessary to do so.

The Line Monitoring Library (LML) for SIMATIC IT LMS contains the following components. The components contained use the contents of the Plant Data Interface.

  • C-Function Library
  • SIMATIC IT LMS Configuration Data
  • PPA/OEE Configuration Data
  • Reporting Project with configuration data and predefined example reports

The software is based on the international standards of OMAC-User group and Weihenstephan Standards, which sets the industry-standard for the according data Interfaces.
For questions concerning this application, please feel free to address your local Siemens contact.

Your benefits at a glance
  • Based on the OMAC standard defined by end-customers, which is worldwide existing and all-purpose as well as for the Weihenstephan standard.

  • Pre-engineered and tested modules from the market leader for automation technology

  • Minimization of engineering time

  • Easy integration of management system SIMATIC IT LMS


  • OMAC – Specification ANSI/ISA-TR88.00.02-2015 (Approved 26 October 2015)

  • Weihenstephan Standards - Specification of the Interface Content (Version 08)

  • SIMATIC WinCC V7.4 SP1 for line integration via WinCC Channel

  • SIMATIC NET V12.0 + SP2 for line integration via OPC-Server

  • SIMATIC IT V7.0 + SP2


  • SIMATIC Reporting Framework V7.0 HF1

  Documentation - Line Monitoring Library setup and configuration (3,9 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Line Monitoring Library (LML V2.2) - SIMATIC IT LMS C function library (3,6 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  LMS configuration file - Control calculations and equipment models for SIMATIC IT LMS (16,8 KB)
 Registrierung notwendig  PPA/OEE configuration file (35,3 KB)
 Registrierung notwendig  WinCC configuration file (17,4 KB)

  Documentation - Line Monitoring Library Reports (2,8 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Reporting project - Configuration data and example project for SIMATIC IT Reporting framework (4,7 MB)

Last Changes
Update of the Line Monitoring Library Reports to version V2.3

Additional keywords
PWA, WS, WS-Pack, S88, Plant wide automation

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