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    How will smart machines shape the future?

    Whether we call it Industry 4.0 or the Industrial Internet of Things, the next industrial revolution is here … and it will be powered by smart machines.

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    Variable Speed Drives: an IIoT tool that benefits both OEMs and manufacturers

    Altivar Machine variable-speed drives are designed to meet the needs of the smart machines, and give OEMs the go-to choice for drives in simple and complex applications.

    Read the article Discover Altivar machine drives
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    EcoStruxure™ Plant & Machine

    We innovate at every level across connected products, edge control and apps, analytics and services to make machines and operations safer, more reliable, more efficient, more profitable and more sustainable.

    Take a deep dive into IIoT
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    Smart machines for food & beverage

    The food & beverage landscape is changing: more modularity in production lines, more flexible output, and integration with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are the drivers.

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    Make your machine even smarter. Easily.

    Achieve business excellence with future-ready machine solutions 

    Powered by smart machines, the new industrial revolution is changing how manufacturers operate today and tomorrow. It’s urgent to build smart machines with future-proof technology now. As a pioneer in smart automation technologies, Schneider Electric makes it easier for you to offer your customers safe, better connected, more flexible, and more efficient machines to boost your business efficiency and sustainability.

    • Smart machines enable more innovation for machine builders

      Most machine builders strive to provide end users with the greatest machine productivity, flexibility, efficiency, and availability. The more innovative the machine building company, the better its position in the market. The advent of smart machines is enabling machine builders to innovate in ways that have never been possible before.

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    • Smart solutions for smart machines

      "The data of smart machines has the potential to deliver valuable insights and to generate business values for machine builders and users." Rainer Beudert from Schneider Electric talks about the evolution of our portfolio and the challenges of the Industrial Internet of Things.

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      Engineers at lathe controls in factory, machine systems, factory automation, process and machine systems, process control
    • New perspectives on robots in mechanical engineering

      "Robotics is a key component of the 'smart machine' – the mostly autonomous, networked unit integrated into an automated, flexibly adjustable production process“. " Andrea Barbolini from Schneider Electric talks about the current trends and what it means to integrate robots into machines.

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      Address your challenges

      Discover our latest new smart products

      • Programmable control

        • PacDrive 3 LMC Eco/Pro/Pro 2

          For automating machines/lines with up to 130 servo or robot axes

        • Logic Controller Modicon M221

          For hardwired architectures

        • Logic Controller Modicon M251

          For modular and distributed architectures

        • Logic Controller Modicon M241

          For performance-demanding applications

      • Motion control & Robotics

        • Lexium 32i

          Integrated servo drive from 0.6 to 2.2 kW

        • Lexium 28 & Motors

          Servo drives and servo motors from 0.05 to 4.5 kW

        • PacDrive 3 robotics

          Delta robots for pick & place solutions

      • Motor Control & Protection

        • Altivar Machine ATV320

          Variable speed drives for simple and advanced machines

        • Altivar Machine ATV340

          Variable speed drives for high performance machines

        • TeSys D

          Contactors and reversing contactors up to 150A for inductive motor and 250A for resistive loads

        • Multi 9

          Multistandard protection

      • Operator dialog, interfaces, sensors

        • Magelis

          Industrial PC and Displays

        • Magelis GTU

          Universal panel

        • Harmony eXLhoist

          Wireless industrial remote control

        • Zelio Time

          Timing Relays

      • Machine safety

        • Preventa XPS MP, XPS MC, XPS MCM

          Safety controllers

        • PacDrive 3

          A complete automation solution for motion centric machines

      • Software

      Our smart solutions

      Resources