The main focus at booth Q26 will be on the engineering framework TIA Portal and sustainable production. The tobacco industry operates in a complex and challenging environment: Market demand is calling for ever more new products, global competition is increasing, statutory regulations are changing the business playing field, counterfeit products and illegal imports are a permanent item on the industry’s agenda.
At this year’s TabExpo, the trade show for manufacturers of tobacco products, tobacco, cigarette components, machines, laboratory instruments and logistics providers, Siemens will be exhibiting as a long-standing and competent partner to the tobacco industry. The company provides answers for the tobacco industry on how to leverage optimization potential in terms of productivity, availability and cost reduction.
The company’s Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) solutions and the Engineering Framework TIA Portal provide the basis. The TIA Portal is used in the tobacco industry to process all engineering tasks in a single environment.
An intuitive user interface and efficient navigation help the user to significantly reduce time and costs and cut the engineering expenditure - from development through assembly and commissioning to maintenance.
In communication, Profinet, the fastest communication standard worldwide, is the key player: Based on the Industrial Ethernet standard, highly efficient networking is possible even for plants with a marked decentralized organization.
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