By Christopher Little
One of the world’s largest manufacturing plants improves efficiency by adopting a unified HMI to monitor water/wastewater, compressed air & liquids, and lighting.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK) is not only one of the largest manufacturing plants in the world; it also has one of the strongest commitments to efficiency and environmental responsibility. For these reasons, TMMK requires an HMI software application that can reliably handle over fifteen thousand points of data and be robust enough to perform mission critical monitoring & control twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year. TMMK originally started using VTScada software from Trihedral to monitor their enormous air compressors. They quickly decided that VTScada was powerful and flexible enough to monitor all plant utilities, including water/waste water management, tank farms, and production lighting at the Power Train plant.