Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric provides power & control, electrical, SCADA and automation solutions to make process safe, reliable, efficient and productive for all industries. Schneider Electric active acquisition strategy has brought 100 brands to its portfolio, the following are some of the common brands which you might be associated with:

  • PlantStruxure - collaborative system that allows industrial and infrastructure companies meet their automation needs and at the same time deliver on growing energy management requirements. In a single environment, measured energy and process data can be analyzed and used to yield a holistically optimised plant.
  • Telemecanique – Automation Management System; Modicon Compact, Momentum, M340, Premium, Advantys, Quantum SIL2 & SIL3, Magelis LCD & Touchscreens
  • Vijeo Citect / Citect – SCADA HMI/MMI Systems/Historian

Schneider was founded back in the 19th century during the iron & steel, heavy machineries and ship building industry. It was not until the 20th century that they started their involvement in electricity and automation management. Modbus Protocol which is a communication protocol was invented by Modicon back in 1979 and has been a de facto standard communication protocol for many industrial devices.