Schneider Electric has introduced its Validatable PLC service for pharmaceutical and other critical process industries. This service will allow customers to update their legacy systems without revalidation to a new Modicon PLC platform that complies with current FDA regulations and manufacturing quality processes standards.

The PLC enables I/O cards that were installed as long as 30 years ago to be connected with the newest automation technologies. It preserves customer investments in system validation while upgrading processors, I/O, and other components of process automation systems.