METTLER TOLEDO has published a new white paper that provides considerations for defining operating boundaries and data objectives for the transfer of weighing process data to various systems.

Efficient transfer of weighing process data to higher level Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems makes manufacturing processes more efficient and transparent. It can result in more accurate and faster filling and control processes. Increased transparency can improve asset use, reduce operating costs, and make complying with certification standards or industrial regulations easier. More transparency leads to more detailed documentation at every step of production. However, identifying and implementing the most effective system for data transfer and integration can be challenging.

The weighing experts at METTLER TOLEDO have issued a new white paper that assesses data integration solutions, such as Ethernet TCP/IP with OPC server communication and PLC Fieldbus systems like EtherNet/IP to Profibus DP. It addresses the different considerations between industrial network design and office network design. The document holds a list of questions to determine data integration objectives and hints to minimize network load.

The white paper is a comprehensive source with useful know-how and considerations for all those who must integrate weighing data in a PLC, MES or ERP system.

The free white paper can be downloaded at: Transferring Weighing Data for Process Control

About Mettler Toledo:
METTLER TOLEDO specializes in the area of precision instruments for professional use. METTLER TOLEDO laboratory instruments are used in research, scientific, drug discovery, and quality control labs, amongst many others in the pharmaceutical, chemical, food and cosmetics industries. METTLER TOLEDO comprehensive industrial solutions cover the various steps in a host of manufacturing processes at many of the same customers that laboratory serves. Solutions range from receiving raw materials through various manufacturing processes, in-line process control and end-of-line packaging control, to logistics and shipping. Increasingly, these solutions are fully integrated into the customer's IT environment, helping automate their workflows. In food retail, our offering for fresh food management ranges from receiving and pre-packaging, to in-store solutions for self-service departments, deli counters, and checkout terminals.

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