SIMATIC Route Control

The efficient "navigation system" for your system: SIMATIC Route Control enhances the SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system with an industry-neutral system for configuration, control, monitoring and diagnostics of material handling.


  • Flexible adaptation to different plant sizes and architectures as well as to individual requirements

  • SIMATIC Route Control can "grow along" with plant expansions – requires no expensive reserve capacity

  • Greater plant availability

  • Increased plant productivity through removal of bottlenecks during transport

  • Reduced engineering times and expenses

  • Less training cost

  • Reduced operator workload due to standardized route control for automatic material transport jobs

  • Shorter commissioning time (up to ~20% of a real project)

  • Fast response to plant modifications during project planning, commissioning and operation

  • More flexible business model through consideration of material compatibility (no material mix)