SAP Plant Connectivity (PCo)

SAP Plant Connectivity (PCo) is a framework and offers a set of services and management tools to connect to systems, management equipment, files, historians, TCP sockets and the standard SAP software SAP ME, SAP MII, SAP EWM and SAP ODA. PCo is an application developed in Microsoft.Net and a permanent component in the SAP manufacturing Suite.

Benefits

Use SAP Plant Connectivity to collect and process data from sensors on the production floor into useful information in SAP ME and SAP ERP. This comes for example directly from the machines, the PLCs and/or SCADA.

  • PCo can be configured quickly. No customization is required to connect source systems to the Shop Floor
  • PCo can communicate with a large number of software systems on the work floor.
  • PCo system can be configured for one or more locations.

PCo, the pivot in the manufacturing web

The power of SAP Plant Connectivity is the extensive set of connection types that occur on the production floor and the bi-directional exchange of data between the Shop floor and the Top floor.

PCo communicates according to the following protocols:

  • OPC DA
  • OPC A & E
  • OPC UA
  • Socket Agent

Processing of data towards SAP:

  • MII Destination
  • RFC Destination

Why Quinso?

Because of our broad knowledge of the production industry and vision of technological developments, we are able to make the right arguments to help your organisation. Our consultants have an average of 10 years of experience in the manufacturing industry and are leading the world in manufacturing.

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