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Keith McNab

Keith McNab is a technical product manager for Emerson’s machine automation solutions software products, which are used to configure programmable logic controllers and programmable automation controllers.


System Integration November 14, 2023

MTP standard accelerates DCS and PLC integration

Many production plant designs require integration of a distributed control system with multiple PLC-based subsystems. NAMUR MTP is a standardized configuration and communication method to facilitate integration between the two, while cutting the cost, time and risk of doing so.

By Keith McNab
PLCs, PACs June 30, 2020

Moving toward self-assembly machine automation systems

Evolving PLC and PAC platforms, networking, and programming methods are leading to self-assembled machine automation systems, reducing risk and user integration efforts.

By Keith McNab
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