In woodworking and wood processing lines, machine control and plant automation are combined. At the machine level, B&R offers efficient and cost-optimized PC-based solutions for control, HMI, safety and motion control systems. These systems can be easily adapted to the requirements of the machine with the Scalability+ concept. Costs and resource consumption can be optimized in each case without a great deal of effort. This modular software concept ensures that users keep software development costs for multiple machine series and options under control.
B&R supports a wide range of international standards for integrating machines in MES and ERP systems. Networking is handled using open and free communication protocols such as POWERLINK, OPC UA and openSAFETY.