We commonly see the need for PLCs to exchange data with databases for system functions like recipe management and testing results for quality tracking. How does your manufacturing control system interact with databases for process related information? There are many methods that can be quite complex and costly, but Siemens has one of the most efficient solutions in the PLC market today. Check out this video where Rich discusses some integration methodologies and the efficiencies created with a Siemens controller solution.

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