Warsaw, Poland, 25 March 2010 - The Fieldbus Foundation Central and Eastern European Marketing Committee (FFCEEMC) welcomed close to 30 participants, including members of the press, to its presentation about "Fieldbus Life Cycle Economics" on Thursday 25th March 2010.
Hosted by the FFCEEMC chairman, Mr. Jürgen George, and organised by the FFCEEMC member companies Pepperl+Fuchs, R.Stahl, ASE and Turck, the presentation was part of the Automaticon 2010 International Trade Fair's conference programme held during the exhibition at the Warsaw International Expocentre from 23-26 March 2010.
Andrzej Deren delivered the presentation in Polish language with support from Dariusz Mierzejewski and Łukasz Żyliński, all members of the FFCEEMC. Andrzej revealed the technical benefits and economic advantages of Foundation technology quoting statements from end users. Users' calculations over the life cycle of a process automation plant proved the economical success of the technology. A very lively and fruitful discussion between users, EPCs and manufacturers regarding the applications of Foundation fieldbus followed the presentation. Technical support regarding Foundation technology was given by Thomas Kasten, member of the Fieldbus Foundation Europe Middle East Africa Steering committee and chairman of the German marketing committee.
Now in its 16th year, Automaticon 2010 is a key trade fair for automation, control, measurement and robotics in Poland. Approximately 300 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors attended this year's event. Held in Warsaw, the administrative, economic and logistic centre of Poland, the exhibition continues to attract engineering specialists from a broad range of industries all over the country and from neighbouring countries.
Foundation fieldbus is the technology of choice in process automation applications across the CEE region. End users are realising the benefits of Foundation fieldbus in terms of reduced commissioning times, reduced maintenance, wide availability of registered devices and host systems and the CapEx and OpEx savings achievable. The Foundation solution delivers open, scalable integration, process integrity and business intelligence across the plant enterprise.