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Discover the world of Basic Automation with GO!

"Which control system offers me the most benefits? Which controller is exactly the right choice for my application?" Plant engineers and operators face choosing from a huge range of products. Our LOGO! and SIMATIC S7-1200 portfolio offers you the ideal solution for your application – with flexibility and scalability. Read our application examples and success stories to discover how Basic Automation can help you, too.

Success stories

Automation with LOGO! and SIMATIC S7-1200

From compact, ingenious automation solutions to automated building technologies and smaller industrial applications – the LOGO! logic module and the SIMATIC S7-1200 controller simplify your daily life in many ways.

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Digital brewery operation in focus

The Störtebeker brewery in Stralsund, Germany, is committed to upholding 800 years of brewing tradition dating back to the time of the Hanseatic League. The north German brewer combines age-old recipes with creative new ideas, and three Störtebeker restaurants in Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie give visitors a chance to experience them. Thanks to the SIMATIC S7-1200, the bottled beers taste just as good at home as they do on draft.

Find out more about the innovative bottling plant
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Defying the frost

Cold spring nights pose a particular challenge to fruit growers. The frost – often following the first warm days of the year – is a real threat to the sprouting fruits. The agricultural company Thiermann from Kirchdorf in Lower Saxony, Germany, relies on the SIMATIC S7-1200 to protect its blueberry crops – utilizing water to combat frost and prevent crop failures.

Find out more about the sprinkler system
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Keeping it clean

3D printing is becoming steadily more important in both the consumer and industrial sectors – for example, in the field of laser-melted metal components. Manually removing excess powder residue from these components is a complex and time-consuming process. Thanks to LOGO!, Solukon GmbH, located in the German state of Bavaria, can employ a simple and efficient cleaning method using automated booths.

Find out more about the cleaning booths.

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Top-quality buttered pretzels – at top speed

Swabia in southwest Germany is renowned as a land of tinkerers and inventors, as well as for producing specialty foods such as buttered soft pretzels. However, this popular German breakfast item can quickly become a stress factor if the bakery assistant needs to cut and butter each one by hand when serving the morning rush. MFDO UG in Baden-Württemberg uses the LOGO! logic module to produce tasty buttered soft pretzels by fully automated means – quickly and easily.

Find out more about the buttered pretzel machine.

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Journey into outer space

The Euro Space Center in Transinne, Belgium, uses the logic module to let its visitors experience what it’s like to be an astronaut for a few minutes – thanks to an automated, original multi-axis seat built in the 1960s by NASA to simulate the disorientation that occurs during space travel.

Find out more about the automated multi-axis seat.

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Looking toward the future

Virtual reality, 3D printing, or automated toy cranes – the Hack & Make Creative and Technology Festival in Nuremberg, Germany, reveals how LOGO! is not only revolutionizing the industrial sector but also the do-it-yourself market.

Find out more about the Hack & Make festival in Nuremberg
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Read more success stories in the latest issue of GO!.
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Know-how

Want to know how LOGO! can exchange data with other devices or how parameters can be adjusted in live operation? We’ve got expert tips, advice, and video tutorials to help you with a variety of automation tasks.

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