Manufacturers today realise the “value” locked in the data generated during manufacturing process and are investing in network infrastructure to have Continuous, Safe, Reliable and Real-time access to this data.
Manufacturers are adopting smart technologies as enablers to achieve their objectives of increasing productivity and reduce operational costs.
While technology adoption is one key part of this growth Engine, the other part required to keep the Engine moving is – SKILLED MANPOWER – who understand available Network technologies, network design, isolation, redundancy, security and can operate and maintain systems as they modernise and expand.
Maintenance engineers with minimum one year experience in handling smart networkable machines and responsible for Industrial Networking also other Roles such as Network Design Manager, IT Network Professional (Involved in automation integration), Corporate Group technical leads attended the session.
Equipment presented for hands-on / demo
Demo cum exercise station set-up for Industrial Ethernet training, consisted of PLC, VFD, HMI – on a network.
Participants received following benefits
- Gain a holistic, 360 degree view on Industrial Ethernet networks
- Overview of design guidelines and topoligies
- Step by step demo on implementing handshaking over Industrial Ethernet
- Optional hands-on exercise for adding new devices on the network.
- Mr. Anantharaman is Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Telecommunications from University of Mumbai & Masters in Engineering Management from Vishweshwariah Technological University, Karnataka.
- He has 18 years of experience in the field of Industrial Automation. Passionate about building machines with High performance, leveraging the best in class technologies available. Increasingly involved in building Smart Machines, utilizing the power of networks to act as an Enabler for driving convergence between manufacturing and IT.
- He is currently Global OEM Technical Consultant – Lead, at Rockwell Automation India (P) Ltd, working with OEMs to adopt new generation technology to deliver value in their products.