Top 10 Reasons for considering an Allen-Bradley PLC upgrade for your tablet press or Bosch GKF 2000 capsule filler

Bosch and our partner IPR, Inc. offer Allen-Bradley PLC upgrades for tablet presses and GKF 2000 capsule fillers.  Here are the top ten reasons for considering an upgrade:

  1. Obsolescence
    • Reduce risk and downtime
    • Improve reliability
  1. Lower Cost of Ownership
    • Lower validation and maintenance costs
    • Improved efficiency and production
  1. Compliance
    • Open system vs. black box technology
    • Transparent qualification
    • 21 CFR Part 11 features
    • Audit trail for improved documentation and process visibility
    • Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
  1. Performance
    • Run equipment faster with greater control and functionality
    • Faster processor and communication (Ethernet)
    • Improved programming tools
    • Easier component integration
    • OPC compatibility
  1. Less downtime
    • Improved troubleshooting with ladder logic
    • Incorporate I/O testing and diagnostics in HMI
    • Machine wiring traced to schematics
    • Alarm monitoring
    • Robust components
  1. Security
    • Active Directory User Integration
    • Windows User Integration
    • FactoryTalk Users
    • Configurable Application Security
  1. Maintenance
    • Standardization
    • Off the shelf components
  1. Open System
    • Leverage in-house expertise
    • Widely used accepted PLC technology
  1. Support
    • Bosch support engineers
    • Bosch customer portal
    • Bosch customer service
    • Local Rockwell engineers
  1. Internet of Things
    • Connectivity
    • Remote access
    • Mobile capabilities

Contact Dave Bethel, your Bosch North American Aftermarket Sales Manager today to learn more about our PLC upgrade offerings.

Dave Bethel
Phone: 612-868-7686

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