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Glass Performance Days Conference 2017

Meeting the glass experts in the era of digitalization

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 Brochure: Opportunities for the glass industry

Glass International – Automation

Oliver Krapp outlines how the industry is facing its next major challenge in business direction.

 Glass International (edition September 2016)

Professional journal GlassFocus

GlassFocus 2016

Plant-wide automation and digitalization – the path to your company's success

 

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Plant-wide automation in the glass industry

Plant-wide automation in the glass industry

Making potentials visible – Perfect integration provides crystal clear advantages.

 

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SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.0

Room for new perspectives in process automation

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Exploiting the full optimization potential – over the entire plant life cycle

Greater efficiency, productivity and sustainability in the glass industry can be achieved – with us as your partner. Find out how you can save energy and resources as well as cut operating costs, without compromising on consistently high product quality. With our in-depth industry know-how and comprehensive plant-wide automation concept based on industry standards, we can assist you during every phase of your plant’s entire life cycle. They offer payoffs all along the value chain and clear benefits for plant operators and machine builders.


The entire lifecycle at a glance: plant-wide automation

Our plant-wide automation concept provides maximum data transparency for glass production and processing processes. It is knowledge enables you to reliably boost the efficiency of your plant, optimize your processes, and respond more quickly to current market requirements. The concept also provides benefits for machine builders: Safe, standardized interfaces enabling measurably more work efficiency during engineering and commissioning while also optimizing plant availability through added-value services such as remote maintenance.

 

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Examples of successful projects – a selection of references

Vetropack, Switzerland

Vetropack, Switzerland

This Swiss glass packaging specialist relies on plant-wide automation based on the SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system.


Caspian Flat Glass, Dagestan

Caspian Flat Glass (CFG), Dagestan

This company opted for Siemens process control, networking and energy supply solutions for its new float glass plant.


AGC Glass Europe, Belgium

AGC Glass Europe, Belgium

Standardization and world-wide support were crucial factors for this company selecting Siemens as its partner.




Process instrumentation and analytics

With you all the way through the process for optimized productivity