Average Ratings

6 Reviews

  • 5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $2,200.00/one-time
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • ProLeiT
  • www.proleit.com
  • Founded 1986
  • Germany

About Plant iT

Interactive analytics dashboards - Production Workflow - Specifications - Material Management - Tracking & Tracing - Warehouse, Stocks and Inventories - Order and Batch management - ISA S88 Recipes - Replay of actual process execution in Visu-Recorder - Production: from material intake through process to the warehouse - Batch Cockpit - Functions for maintenance and servicing - Storage of large data volumes for long-term investigations - Automatic Resource Allocation


Plant iT Features

  • Document Management
  • Forecasting
  • Quality Control
  • Quote Management
  • Resource Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Traceability

Plant iT Reviews Recently Reviewed!


ProLeit Plant It Review - Brewmaxx

Mar 01, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Add-on profiles. Most of the system works off prebuilt object add-on profiles. When programmed correctly most of the field objects can be easily configured from the HMI. Once set up, changes can be made quickly to objects, recipes, and batches.

PLC to PLC communication. ProLeit makes activation of objects in multiple PLCs easy using their object control matrix(OCM) Each matrix can contain automation objects from different PLCs that are easily activated from a single activation with minimal PLC-PLC communication.

Historical data. The Order Archive records every batch that occurs. Each step is recorded with all parameters. There is a trend view for each batch. Each message for the batch is recorded. This makes optimizations fairly straightforward

There is a "playback function" where you can watch what happened on the HMI during a production run. There is also an event log that shows each button click and parameter change that occurs. This makes root cause analysis fairly straightforward.

Visualizations. It is extremely easy to build visualizations

Support. We have a 24/7 SLA with a 6-month maintenance report. Both have been helpful in spotting configuration issues.

Cons: Learning curve. The software has a steep learning curve for engineers. There are multiple layers that need to be understood before an employee can be functional at configuring the system. I highly suggest having a dedicated person(s) to managing the software.

PLC Cycle Time. The add-on profiles make the PLC cycle time 200-300ms. We have 2 Rockwell PLCs that when we added to our tank farm the cycle time increased to 500-600ms. This causes some of the sequence timers to be off by 10-15%. We are going to correct this by upgrading our PLCs. Make sure the PLC has enough processing power for any major additions down the road. This does not seem to be an issue for Siemens PLCs.

Plant iT with Brewmaxx for Breweries

Mar 01, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: Proleit knows how to program breweries. Proleit helped us make the move from no automation to fully automated manufacturing successfully. They applied their vast knowledge throughout the entire process to make a versatile yet robust program for controlling our brewery. There is a tremendous amount of data collected by the Plant iT program which helps us make better process decisions all the time. The program is extremely robust and we do not have to worry about it not working.

Cons: The main program worked from day one however there are a tremendous amount of settings and features in the program that can be tweaked. It has taken quite a while to learn how to apply them when needed for our processes and data collection.

Overall: We went from manual processes to automated processes and this transition was made easier by having the competent experienced people from Proleit involved throughout the entire process. The Plant iT program is extremely robust and runs day in and day out without an issue. Overall Plant iT continues to be a good experience for us.

ProLeIT

Mar 04, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Well integrated process software. It runs brewery production very well and is a market leader

Cons: The complexity/flexibility is an asset and as we have grown increasingly dependent on it for daily operations has spurred on staff training needs. In short, powerful and requires intelligent support

Overall: We are positive on this experience. It gives great traceability as well as routing/automation

Plant IT Review

Mar 06, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: it is very flexible and give the power to end user to drive the brewing process and help the user to do trouble shooting of their beer process

Cons: Require a new training for programmer compare to the previous control systems.

Overall: We had very good experience with Plant IT and it also become our standard control system that we are Rolling out to our other facilities . the support service is great and efficient..

Proleit Brewmaxx Review

Mar 06, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use the interface. The video mode is great.

Cons: The learning curve of the system is a bit steep.

Overall: Our systems are very much more stable than they were before. We are able to capture historical data easily.

Plant IT/Brewmaxx

Mar 01, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: 1. Adaptability and Flexibility

2. MES and SCADA all in one

3. Trending and Reporting

Cons: Resource intensive if you want it to be highly secure