The term “reuse” is currently en vogue in automation. It refers to taking past work—code, process description, graphics, etc.—and restating it for new projects.
Take this scenario: a manufacturer is expanding production in its Illinois facility by adding a new process line nearly identical to the one in its Missouri facility. It is logical to think that the Missouri system, into which the company has already invested significant time and effort, could simply be reused in the Illinois facility. This approach may work in theory, but in practice... Continue ReadingContinue ReadingLeave a Comment