The integration of a human machine interface and programmable logic controller provides a lean automation solution. Manufacturing is a proven, powerful method to boost efficiencies.
Similar concepts and practices that eliminate “waste”-unnecessary equipment and process steps-can be applied to the design, construction, and support of automation systems to enable increased productivity and reliability, yielding increased efficiency. Combining visualization and control means:
- Faster machine design by providing an integrated development environment
- Reduced machine construction costs by eliminating components and wiring
- Reduced machine support cost and improved operation by centralizing remote access and administration