Commemoration: Gold-plated controller marks 20,000 installation

Orlando, Fla.— Prof. Dr. Michael Bruns (left), head of process automation for Siemens A&D, presented a gold-plated Simatic PCS 7 controller to Chris DaCosta,
By Control Engineering Staff July 12, 2007

Orlando, Fla. — Prof. Dr. Michael Bruns (left), head of process automation for Siemens A&D, presented a gold-plated Simatic PCS 7 controller to Chris DaCosta, controls platform manager of Air Products and Chemicals Inc.

The presentation was held during the Siemens Automation Summit at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, FL. The PCS 7 controller is a component of the Simatic PCS 7 process automation system from Siemens, which has been installed in more than 5,000 sites around the globe.