Integrated Motion Control in Packaging Machines Delivers Value
At the forefront of these performance-driven technologies is an integrated control system, called a programmable automation controller (PAC), and latest generation motion solutions. PACs provide easy integration for multi-domain functionality, such as motion control, process control, logic control and HMI—enabling the operational excellence that allows companies to become more productive and more efficient. PACs with integrated motion control can especially benefit applications in high-performance industries that require multi-axes motion control for mid- to high-end applications.
This white paper discusses the background and recent trends that have led to the need for PACs, presents some of the benefits of integrating the latest generation of motion control with PACs, and reviews the critical capabilities OEMs should assess when selecting such an integrated automation control system.