COPA-DATA is the technological leader for ergonomic and highly-dynamic process solutions. The company, founded in 1987, develops the software zenon for HMI/SCADA, Dynamic Production Reporting and integrated PLC systems at its headquarters in Austria. zenon is sold through its own offices in Europe, North America and Asia, as well as partners and distributors throughout the world. Customers benefit from local contact persons and local support thanks to a decentralized corporate structure. As an independent company, COPA-DATA can act quickly and flexibly, continues to set new standards in functionality and ease of use and leads the market trends. Over 80,000 installed systems in more than 50 countries provide companies in the Food & Beverage, Energy & Infrastructure, Automotive and Pharmaceutical sectors with new scope for efficient automation.
zenon Energy Edition is the industry-specific SCADA solution from COPA-DATA for power plant automation and substation automation, grid control technology and wind park management. The drivers developed by COPA-DATA guarantee adherence to international standards such as IEC 61850/IEC 61400-25, IEC 60870 and DNP3. These protocols are used to communicate to both field level and to superordinate systems. Additional highlights are topological coloring, fault location, topological interlocking and process interlocking, as well as secure command processing and flexible, effective alarm management. With the seamless integration of zenon Logic, the IEC 61131-3-based PLC system from COPA-DATA, zenon Energy Edition becomes a comprehensive solution for energy automation. zenon Logic can be implemented as both a Soft-PLC on the control system PC, as well as in IEDs (intelligent electronic devices) and RTUs (remote telemetry units) as an embedded variant.