The customer was keen to automate a manually operated stacker plant to ensure better efficiency, reliability and safety of the operations.


  • Used Simatic Manager & Simatic Wincc Scada 7.5 (Profibus DP & Profinet Communication)
  • Implemented systems using S7 400 PLC System
  • Identified wrong positioning
  • Use of encoder for slewing and travel drive
  • Established third party communication to the customer DCS


  • Reliable and safe operation of stacker system through PLC
  • A low maintenance system
  • Easy diagnostic functions
Cement Plant Automation – Stacker System