Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 11 2016 - Page 28

Efficient production at any batch size B&R at the SPS IPC Drives B&R will be presenting the SuperTrak En-couraged by outstanding market Advanced system architecture for industrial transport system at acceptance in this short time, B&R commercial vehicles the SPS IPC Drives trade fair. De- has continued to expand its soft-ware pendable, precise and remarkably framework – offering even greater low maintenance – it enables agile, savings to customers developing efficient production at any batch size. applications in the areas of CNC, Other highlights on display at the B&R booth (Hall 7 / Booth 206) include a robotics, complex closed-loop control and HMI. multitude of new mapp components Solutions for connected and connected manufacturing manufacturing solutions based on OPC UA communication. Two years ago, B&R radically simplified the development of machine software with the B&R will also be taking the opportunity to present numerous communication solutions for the connected factory envisaged by Industry 4.0. With B&R’s X90 system, manufacturers of construction, agricultural and municipal vehicles can now benefit from B&R’s 35 years of automation experience. In addition to the new control and I/O system, these applications can profit from B&R’s Automation Studio development environment, mapp software framework and global support network. At the SPS IPC Drives trade fair, B&R will be presenting the SuperTrak industrial transport system and numerous solutions for connected manufacturing. introduction of mapp Technology. By combining OPC UA and These precoded and thoroughly tested openSAFETY to create Safe Line Auto- software components have since been mation, B&R offers seamless and mak-ing life easier for OEMs by taking scalable safety throughout integrated low-level programming tasks for basic production lines. B&R will also be headquarters in Austria and offices all functions off their hands. presenting a cloud solution for its around the world. APROL process control system. 28 FDPP - www.fdpp.co.uk Br Automation B&R is a privately owned company with www.br-automation.com.