The Production Management Control helps integrate a Nidec Press & Automation (NP&A) EV lamination production system at Kienle + Spiess.

Production Management Control

A complete clutch and motor control that incorporates Minster’s exclusive production management software. The Production Management Control (PMC) can provide total production-saving integration with related automation equipment, and can also be retrofitted onto any brand of mechanical or servo presses.


  • Large, Color Touchscreen Display
  • Safety PLC Open Architecture Design
    — Minster Developed Software
    — Allen-Bradley, Mitsubishi or Siemens Available
    — Clutch and Motor Control
    — Clutch/Brake Monitor and Stopping Time
    — Ancillary Equipment can Easily be Integrated into Control
    — Future Technology Enhancements can be Implemented with Greater Ease
    — Parts Readily Available Worldwide
  • Detailed Diagnostic “Message Center” Display
    — Faults are Color-Coded and Prioritized Based Upon Importance
    — Identifies and Maintains the Reason for Last Stop, as well as the Current Machine Faults
  • 16-Pole Programmable Limit Switch, Expendable
  • Inch to Position Auto Stop
  • Multiple Level Password Security
  • Programmable Energy Saver Mode
  • Multi-Language Capability
  • Tool Storage for all Machine Parameters
  • Scratchpad Input Saves with Each Tool Number
  • Broad Range of Production and Maintenance Counters
  • 16-Channel Die Protection with Advanced Features, Expendable
  • 4-Channel Tonnage Monitor Available
  • FieldHawk Data Collection, Industry 4.0
  • Many Optional Features and Enhancements Available

PMC Photos