Consistent product quality for all batches, quick response to changing market conditions, requests for traceability of production (FDA compliance), meeting legal standards and testing specifications, efficient use of the production plant – these are today’s challenging requirements for the automation of batch processes. Any process control systems operating in this environment have to be extremely flexible.

Representation of hierarchical recipe structure in the plant model

SIMATIC PCS 7 offers the complete solution: The SIMATIC BATCH software package enables you to flexibly automate complex batch processes. Its modular architecture combined with optimum scalability in the area of hardware and software, guarantee an optimum match for the respective plant size and individual production requirements. It can be used in small through to large scale production facilities.