TIP CUT-0424 Giddings & Lewis to Siemens PLC Upgrade

TIP_CUT-0424_Giddings & Lewis to Siemens PLC Upgrade

Machine Model for Improvement

Folio-size sheeter type SHM

Description of Improvement

This upgrade replaces the current MMC with a new Siemens PLC.

All the existing I/O and processor will be replaced with currently available Siemens products. The software package used will be a standard solution that matches the global fleet of sheeters.

Upgrade includes all necessary components, hardware, software, and necessary engineering.


  • Replaces obsolete electrical components with latest technology
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Easier diagnostics

Technical Service

The BW Papersystems Service Department is a highly dedicated team of people committed to giving the best customer support in the industry. Trained technicians are available for emergency service, machine updates and maintenance.

Technicians are available throughout the world for fast response and quality service. Learn more about how our service technicians can help you.

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Service Technician
A sheeter that we had planned especially for our lightweight specialty papers has become an all-round smart sheeter that can process even heavy grammages up to 300 gsm with maximum cutting accuracy.
Dr. Matthias Rauhut, CEO, DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE, Lachendorf, Germany