A new interactive 3D tool from Schneider Electric allows users to visualize how various automation and control products could improve operational efficiency, safety, reliability and resilience of the equipment on factory floors. On the RS website, it also provides one-click access to relevant product ranges. The Factory Visual tool features a customizable 3D model of a factory environment and introduces the core product ranges in the company’s automation and control portfolio. The tool also shows how such products can help users. As a default, the digital factory environment is a soda bottling plant that includes a section for material handling, packaging and transport, giving users a general idea of where Schneider Electric products would add value to operations. Those interested in a more tailored experience can contact RS to request a 3D model of their own factory. In a statement, Jannet Betancourt, digital market manager of industrial automation at Schneider Electric, said that the tool allows customers to “make better-informed decisions about products” in relation to their own operations. Additionally, through the RS website, Betancourt notes that customers can not only purchase these solutions, but also can “count on high-quality support for installing, deploying and maintaining them throughout their long lifecycles.”

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