Schneider launches ethernet controller in Gulf
Schneider Electric has introduced its new Modicon M580 ethernet programmable automation controller (ePAC) to the Gulf region
Schneider Electric has introduced its new Modicon M580 ethernet programmable automation controller (ePAC) to the Gulf region.
As the first PAC built for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), it is the recommended controller of PlantStruxure, the company’s automation architecture for industrial and infrastructure customers.
The flagship product of the Modicon range of controllers features hot standby functionality (HSBY), native Ethernet, and cybersecurity embedded in its core. Modicon M580 provides total flexibility for operational efficiency for medium or large process applications in water and wastewater plants, mining, hydropower, oil and gas and transportation.
Deniz Akkaya, partner project and industry vice president - Gulf countries, Pakistan and East Mediterranean, Schneider Electric, said: “We are excited to introduce the new high-end Modicon M580 ePAC, which has been designed based on our expertise in open architectures and ethernet technology. Addressing the latest automation trends and stringent requirements for the region’s industrial users, Modicon M580 ePAC has been designed to fill the void between a universal Ethernet backbone, a DCS, and a PAC. Cutting-edge functionality allows us to drive true customer benefit, thanks to a future-proof solution designed to meet the most pressing industry challenges.”