Retrofitting for high performance and precision

Heinrich Kuper GmbH & Co. KG, a global player in the woodworking and plastics processingindustry, is a specialist in retrofitting older machines. New automation and safety engineeringwith a fail-safe software controller on a main-tenance-free embedded PC multiplied theperformance and precision of a customer’s plant, as well as providing an integrated diagnosticscapability. The control cabinet size was reduced by 20 percent and wiring by 50percent, and machine downtimes were also shortened.