Barry-Wehmiller Network
Control System Integration

Project Profiles

Please see the below Project Profiles representing Design Group Control System Integration.

  • Industrial Automation Network Design

    Industrial Automation Network Design

    Leading generics pharmaceutical company needed an industrial automation network to move assets off the corporate enterprise network.

    Design Group Scope of Work:

    • Specify new physical architecture
      • Core switches, access switches, router
    • Specify server hardware and infrastructure software
      • Operating systems, hypervisor, thin client manager
    • Specify media
      • Fiber, copper, wall jacks, class 1 div 2 locations
    • Define Network Schema
      • VLAN scheme, IP addressing scheme
    • Solutions for connectivity and security
      • Remote access, communication with enterprise network, backup
  • Food Processing Plant Server and Network Upgrade

    Food Processing Plant Server and Network Upgrade

    Project Scope:

    • Upgrade plant controls network
    • Leverage Rockwell Industrial Data Center (IDC) for Rockwell software
    • Install 20 thin clients for operator workstations and quality data entry

    Design Group Scope of Work:

    • Design, procure, install, configure new robust OT network that is segregated from IT network
    • Leveraged Panduit Zone Enclosures with Stratix 8000 network switches
    • Install and configure 20 thin clients as FT View SE Clients and quality data input stations
    • Change IP addresses on PLC’s/HMI’s that are moved to the new OT network
    • Work with Rockwell to set up IDC with FT Asset Centre, FT Historian, FT View SE, and FT Vantage Point
  • Kaolin Slurry Addition and PLC Conversion

    Ingredient Slurry Addition and PLC Conversion

    Addition of two material storage tanks with a turnkey electrical and controls solution to transfer to and from these tanks. Also included, a solution to upgrade antiquated plant hardware in conjunction with the equipment addition.

    Project Scope:

    • Ingredient storage tanks and delivery system
    • Ingredient tank agitator and re-circulation line
    • Controls hardware upgrade
    • Controls architecture and communication network upgrade 

    Design Group Scope of Work:

    • Process instrumentation design
    • Electrical Design
    • Controls hardware
    • Programming
    • Installation Supervision
    • Electrical Installation
    • Commissioning
  • Palletizer and Stretchwrapper Safety Guarding

    Palletizer and Stretch wrapper Safety Guarding

    Design, installation, validation and commissioning of a multi-zone palletizer and stretch wrapper safety system for 10 beverage lines.

    Design Group Scope of Work:

    • Turn key safety system for end of line machines 
      • Palletizer, stretch wrapper, pallet conveyor
    • Safety assessment completed by Rockwell Automation
    • Mechanical guarding design
    • Electrical panel design and procurement
    • Control system design and integration for 7-zone  safety system
    • Installation contractor management
    • Static and functional validation with Rockwell Automation
    • System start up support