Vishay Nobel Becomes Worldwide Partner for Weighing and Force Measurement with Schneider Electric

2nd November 2009
ES Admin
Vishay Intertechnology has announced that Vishay Nobel and Schneider Electric have entered into a strategic partnership through Schneider Electric’s Collaborative Automation Partner Program (CAPP). Vishay Nobel will support Schneider Electric worldwide with weighing and force measurement technology. Vishay Nobel is a turnkey provider of weighing and force measurement systems and will bring to Schneider Electric its knowhow, field experience, and site expertise.
Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management. Vishay Nobel's participation in CAPP will enable it to maximize productivity by building on Schneider Electric's open automation platforms and strategies.

Vishay Nobel, as part of the Vishay Systems division of Vishay Intertechnology, designs and manufactures load cells, web tension blocks, instruments, hardware and software, and whole systems that meet customer requirements. Applications include process measurement for tanks, silos, and mixers; batching processes for reactors and process vessels; and special weighing installations.

Vishay Nobel products include G4 advanced process control instrumentation, load cells, and weighing modules. The G4, a fast, easy-to-use, high-performance weighing/force measurement instrument for single- and multi-vessel process weighing, is fully compatible with Schneider PLCs via Ethernet Modbus TCP communication. Vishay Nobel standard KIS, KOSD, KIMD, and KISD load cells and weighing modules can be customized to meet special requirements for reactor and mixer weighing, silos, and bins, as well as hoppers for various industries including food process, pharmaceutical, steel, paper, and chemical.

Vishay Nobel instruments such as the G4 have been tested and verified to be compatible with Schneider PLC. Vishay Nobel's partnership with Schneider Electric demonstrates the capabilities and quality of Vishay Nobel products. Vishay Nobel is proud to have been selected as Schneider Electric's partner, and looks forward to supporting the company and its customers.

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