The programmable logic controller (PLC) first came out in the late 1960s. It's important to know when to update old hardware and controllers with new technology updates and to ensure replacement parts are available in the event of an emergency.
Key reasons why an upgrade might be necessary include:
In the business climate of today, it’s no longer an option to run a manufacturing facility as greenly as possible- it's a necessity. With the rising cost of doing business, finding ways to help the environment and reduce costs is a new standard. It's a standard that many are working hard to achieve in their daily business operations.
For manufacturing facilities, with their large working spaces and equipment-driven operations, going green can be even more critical. Finding ways to help the environment can be challenging but there are four simple ways to make a decent level of “green” impact:
Every week we feature an employee who works at one of our
Radwell locations in an effort to get to know the people behind the business. Because everyone is a star in their own way, we've named this feature RadStar.
Every week we feature an employee who works at one of our Radwell locations in an effort to get to know the people behind the business. Because everyone is a star in their own way, we've named this feature RadStar.
What do we do at Radwell International and how did the company evolve?
Brian Radwell, President and CEO explains it like this: "Radwell International, Inc. sells and repairs industrial electrical and electronic control devices. We sell and repair timers, counters, photoelectric sensors, circuit breakers, pushbuttons, PLC's, motors, speed control and any other devices used to make machinery run." Specifically, Mr. Radwell says that Radwell services automakers, chemical plants, food processing facilities, municipalities, government agencies, bakeries, power plants, amusement parks, exporters, plastic molding and extruders, steel plants and a long list of other business sectors.
Radwell's division, PLCCenter.com is the industrial electrical and electronic control equipment largest provider of new and used surplus,in the world. "We buy back new and used controls from plant closings, auctions and inventory overstock. We certify the parts, and then we ship them in custom PLCCenter packaging and sell them for half of their original price. We sell 30% of our products outside the US," said Radwell.