Leading Paper Converter

A leading paper converter was operating an aging sheeting line. The system is a critical component to the through-put of the plant operating in a 24/5 environment. The existing Siemens controls were obsolete, and consequently, could only be sourced on the online secondary market in the event of a failure. Unplanned down time for a controls-related occurrence could take months to correct creating vast amounts of lost production, missed deadlines and unhappy customers. [...]