The Latest Solutions in the Packaging Industry
- Functional Applications - Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
- Functional Applications - Remote Monitoring & Control Systems
- Process Manufacturing
- Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence
- System Integration
CVC Technologies sought an end-to-end IoT solution to fully digitize their pharmaceutical liquid filling and capping machines for:
- Safer equipment
- Digital maintenance capabilities
- Visibility into machine status from anywhere at any time
About The Customer
CVC Technologies, a leading builder of pharmaceutical packaging machines, uses EcoStruxure Machine to manufacture fully digitized liquid filling and capping machines with better process safety, production accuracy, and efficiency.
CVC Technologies selected an EcoStruxure Machine solution, including digital services:
- EcoStruxure Augmented Operator Advisor provides real-time visibility into a machine’s status
- Modicon M262 logic and motion controllers deliver direct cloud connectivity and digital services
- Lexium 32 servo drives simplify all aspects of the machine’s lifecycle, from engineering to maintenance
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