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Logic Matrix saves Dow and users from interlock function block spaghetti code

Jeff Sibley of Dow Chemical reports on the genesis of Simatic PCS 7 Logic Matrix add-on software tool, and explains how it simplifies and automates interlock programming, enabling quick visualization of process variables and interlock status without requiring users to have extensive coding skills. Read more.

03 Ellen Fausnaugh SAS

DuPont, RoviSys complete the jump to Simatic PCS 7

Film manufacturer navigates final stages of migrating from obsolete Bailey and Modicon equipment to Siemens Simatic PCS 7 process controls for its split crushing/recycling, HVAC and other utility applications. Read more.

04 Jackson SAS A checklist for upgrading to the latest version PCS 7

A checklist for upgrading to the latest version PCS 7

Making the decision to upgrade can be difficult, so check out these tips and common pitfalls to help improve project execution. Read more.

07 Alan Abel lead process controls engineer at Evonik

Get the users engaged in batch control

Design what you want up front and keep it consistent, then get production to own, build and validate the recipes. Read more.

08 SAS PCS 7 saves sequences for Evonik

PCS 7 saves sequences for Evonik

Specialty chemical manufacturer simplifies and saves on planned migration of HMIs and I/O from APACS+ to PCS 7 controls. Read more.

08 Dennis White

Fresenius, Siemens use Simatic Batch to satisfy FDA requirements

Fresenius Medical Care collaborated with Siemens and Cross Integrated Systems Group using a streamlined approach to develop a new manufacturing operating system during a product line expansion. Read more.

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