Survey: Less than Half of Machine Builders Use Auxiliary Performance Management Systems

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October 9, 2015 at 5:05 pm  •  Posted in Machine Builder  •  0 Comments

The majority of machine builders are seeking 95% availability of their heavy rotating equipment, according to a new survey by ARC Advisory Group and Plant Services. Programmable logic controllers dominate automation, with 75% of respondents using this type of automation to protect against catastrophic failures, but distributed control systems are gaining in popularity. Less than 45% of the machine builders who were surveyed use an auxiliary performance management system.

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