By Tim Shope, Avid Solutions
Processing and manufacturing end users are increasingly expecting product suppliers and systems integrators (SIs) to go beyond simply meeting basic automation needs. Certainly, equipment must start, stop, interlock, and perform as needed for production. But these systems must also provide rich information and diagnostics, so users can operate and maintain equipment at peak efficiency. This accelerating sophistication is compelled in part by end user requirements to do more with less, with these demands met by implementing a range of improved hardware, software, and networking technologies. Download the white paper to learn more!