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    Discrete automation solutions

    Benefit from best-in-class products to optimize your discrete applications.

    • Modicon: popular PLCs since 1968

      Discover or rediscover Modicon's rich history and see why the new Modicon M580 begins a new era in industrial automation control.

    • Modicon M580: the world’s first ePAC

      See why Jim has chosen the Modicon M580, the world’s first ePAC with Ethernet built right into its core. You too can impress your colleagues!

    • Altivar Process: save energy with variable speed drives

      Altivar Process, the first ever variable speed drive with embedded services for industrial applications.

    • Future-proof your plant with one software

      Are you facing unplanned downtime, increased maintenance costs, lack of spare parts, shortage in workforce skills, rising OpEx, productivity issues and flexibility restrictions? If yes, watch the movie and see how you can invest in a long term solution.

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      The industrial landscape is shifting. Trends such as globalization, the digital revolution and environmental awareness are forcing producers to balance their priorities while also driving increased productivity, simplicity, security and agility. To meet these ever-increasing demands, you need a strategic partner who can provide deep expertise and knowledge across the complete life cycle of your installations.

      Why work with Schneider Electric

      • Default Alternative Text We lead the world of automation with best-in-class offers The flexibility of our architectures makes it possible to combine exactly what you need for a truly customized solution that suits the requirements of discrete industries. Modular, scalable hardware supports a full range of input/output modules, along with dedicated communications and fieldbus modules for connection to smart devices and instrumentation.
      • Graph up icon Smart connected products to prepare your future Modicon M580 is the world’s 1st ePAC, with Ethernet built right into its core, giving you the power to design your automation architecture without constraint. Altivar Process is the first variable speed drive with embedded services for industrial applications. Magelis GTU is a high-performance HMI with smartphone navigation.
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      Our discrete automation solutions

      Open and flexible architectures for more efficiency


      • Blue mobile device icon Diagnose your installation in real time from your tablet or smart phone
      • Blue time icon With Modicon M580, save 25% in development time with zero production lost during your application change
      • Default Alternative Text Thanks to Unity Pro's built-in convertors, you can convert your plant’s legacy applications with minimal effort
      • Blue asset optimisation Ethernet networks can process large quantities of data in a fast and constant flow, end-to-end, for more efficient and zero bottleneck architectures
      • Blue Graph up icon With Altivar Process drives, increase your operational efficiency by up to +25%
      • Blue continuity icon Enhanced availability at every level of your architecture for 24/7 operation