ProSoft Insights / Application stories

Connecting dissimilar packaging equipment in Italy

Language

Search Insights

Categories

Tags

Subscribe

Yes, I would like to receive marketing information from ProSoft Technology, Inc., and its affiliates, subsidiary companies and brands indicated below.

I therefore provide my consent to the use of the personal information submitted here for the purpose of providing me marketing information related to ProSoft Technology, Inc. and its affiliates’ and subsidiaries’ products, services and marketing events. I understand that I may withdraw my consent at any time. Additional information regarding ProSoft’s data privacy policies, including how to withdraw this consent, is available at www.prosoft-technology.com/privacy. ProSoft Technology, Inc. is a subsidiary of Belden Inc., and their affiliates, subsidiary companies and brands include ProSoft Technology SAS, ProLinx Comunicacao Industria, LTDA; Global Blue Networks Inc., and ProSoft Technology (Asia Pacific) SDN BHD.

Recent Posts

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beer Holder

25 六月, 2019 / Application stories

Whether it's football in the United States or rugby in Great Britain, the two entirely ...

A Safe and Secure Remote Access Solution

21 六月, 2019 / Videos

Remote access to your industrial equipment makes troubleshooting problems much easier –...

Share your ProSoft application, then get swag

17 六月, 2019 / News & Events

One of the best parts of meeting customers each day is hearing about the applications i...

Advance your operation with newer modules

14 六月, 2019 / Products focus

“Can we speed up this process?” “How can we get more data?” [...]...

Connecting dissimilar packaging equipment in Italy

It’s a situation that end users and especially OEMs are used to: Your new equipment has to come in and communicate with the existing setup. Sometimes the machines don’t use the same protocol, setting you up for a communications clash – but don’t worry, there are gateways for that.

This was the case for an end user in Italy that specialized in bottle packaging. In this case, one machine used a Rockwell Automation® ControlLogix®, while the other featured a Siemens® S7™ system. The company needed a solution that would allow the systems to communicate.

The end user’s OEM suggested ProSoft’s gateway based on its ease of configuration and their experience with the company’s solutions: The OEM had previously used ProSoft’s wireless solutions and attested to the company’s level of quality. They also noted the communication gateway’s balance of price and performance, which allowed the end user to cost-effectively connect two protocols. Now, the machines are able to communicate in harmony.

 

Learn more about ProSoft’s PLX30 communication gateways