Digitalization- Farm Equipment Manufacturing

Establishing connectivity for 450 machines.

Business Case:
A multinational farm equipment manufacturer based in Nagpur, India wanted to connect 450 machines across 7 manufacturing shops to a central database and build analytics on the same.

Technology Platform:

  • Siemens PLC as data aggregator for each manufacturing shop
  • Multiple protocol converters
  • Data flow to SQL database

Project Scope:

  • Preparation of communication architecture for data connectivity for connecting 450 machines which were on different protocols.
  • Programming of each PLC to establish connectivity with protocol converter.
  • Establishing connectivity between protocol converter to shop controller.
  • Pulling relevant data from each machine and sharing to shop controller.
  • Establishing connectivity between all shop controllers.
  • Sharing data from each shop controller to master SQL database.