Barry-Wehmiller Network
Control System Integration

Project Profiles

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

  • Palletizer and Stretchwrapper Safety Guarding

    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