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Products 4 Automation

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Software solution to quantify and improve plant productivity 23/07/2018
Pro.Lean software, from Products 4 Automation (P4A), is designed to measure real-time productivity through key performance indicators (KPIs) and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). By flagging underproductive areas it can help boost plant performance in real-time, track success and plan for future improvements. Full Story...

SCADA brings new levels of sophistication to paint spraying machines 30/10/2017
Users of paint spraying machines are benefiting from easier set-up, reduced downtime, and an assurance of future proofing since the addition of Progea’s Movicon SCADA. Full Story...

SCADA and the cloud: a perfect partnership? 21/02/2017
Suzanne Gill reports on the changing role of SCADA systems as we enter the era of smart manufacturing and IIoT. Full Story...

SCADA solution adapts well to change 23/10/2016
A flexible SCADA solution has been specified to help keep tabs on the constantly evolving plant and processes at Highland Grains. Full Story...

XML-based HMI brings increased flexibility and functionality to shrink wrapper 02/11/2012
When specialist packaging machine builder, Kosme, was looking at new SCADA/HMI standard platforms to provide control and visualisation for its new Flypack shrink wrapping machine, it turned to the XML-based Movicon SCADA package. Full Story...

Tackling preventative maintenance in a targeted way 31/05/2011
Products4Automation has launched PILOT Maintain, the latest module in its Felten PILOT MES platform which makes it possible to plan preventative maintenance for all devices, systems and machines relevant for the production process in a targeted way. Full Story...

SCADA expands and optimises bio-diesel production process 03/05/2011
Fox Petroli, an Italian bio-diesel producer, has optimised and expanded the production process at its Vasta plant by investing in Progea Movicon SCADA. The company chose this system because it was quick to develop, offered great flexibility, and had a proven track record of reliability. Full Story...

UK launch tackles 'single brand automation' 02/06/2009
Automation specialist, Products4Automation has launched in the UK following its creation by Paul Hurst, formally the UK managing director of Citect. The new venture aims to supply systems integrators and end users with flexible, multi-brand hardware and software solutions, claiming its approach will tackle the ‘inflexible singe brand approach of large automation companies’. Full Story...