The distributed control system (DCS) is the brain of any manufacturing plant, providing the intricate knowledge and responsiveness needed to keep production running smoothly. For many plants, the decision to upgrade a DCS is often made well beyond the life of the system, when operations are starting to fail or falling behind current technology.
So how do plant managers know when it’s time to upgrade?
Check out the article, DCS Upgrade Detailed, written by our very own Jason Hurst. This article is featured in Ethanol Producer’s October 2018 issue.