Smarter machines maximize profitabilitySee how EcoStruxure™ helps this machine builder strengthen its competitive edge in a growing market through digitization and automation.
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The Challenge• Strengthen the competitive edge in a growing coffee market through the automation of roasting machines
• Leverage the IIoT to improve machine productivity and operator efficiency, reducing downtime and maintenance
• Increase production output, quality, and consistency
• Add business value for export
The SolutionApps Analytics and Services: EcoStruxure Augmented Operator Advisor, EcoStruxure Machine Advisor
Edge Control: Modicon M221 PLC, EcoStruxure Machine SCADA Expert
Connected Products: Altivar Machine 320 variable speed drive, PowerTag, TeSys contactor, Magelis HMI
Complete EcoStruxure Machine solution, including Digital Services:
• Optimization and automation by integrating the Altivar Machine ATV320 variable speed drive
• The Modicon M221 PLC to increase system speed and reliability
• Visibility into the machine’s condition for virtual diagnosis of its performance in real time with EcoStruxure Machine Advisor, leveraging Microsoft’s Azure cloud technology
• Predictive analysis to identify potential issues before they occur using EcoStruxure Augmented Operator Advisor
• Easier control of the machines and their status thanks to a Magelis HMI
The Results• Machine productivity increased through remote monitoring in real time
• Downtime was reduced by leveraging real-time data on machine status
• Maintenance time was reduced by up to 50%
• Maintenance costs were reduced by up to 20%
• Profitability was improved by selling complete solutions, bundling software, apps and services
• The potential ROI reaches 173%
“We trust Schneider Electric as our partner because of their expertise and integrated EcoStruxure solutions that help us leverage the latest IIoT technologies.”
Marcel Patilaya, General Manager, Berto Coffee Roaster
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