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Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturer; Future-Ready, Pune, India

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The Project

The campus LAN for Mahindra’s Chakan project was designed and implemented to support major applications such as; VOIP, Plant Data, IT Data, IBMS, Security and Alarms within the facility. After careful study of the layout for the Chakan facility, the following key points were identified as areas to be addressed:

  • The campus network to take care of IT (data, voice and video traffic within the campus) and manufacturing (MES) setup.
  • Users to be given access to intranet and internet at workstations / desktop.
  • Product Lifecycle Management and Plant Network to integrate with the IT network and communicate with the MES Servers in the Data Center.
  • A secured connectivity with a combination of wired and wireless end points
  • Provide a secure backbone to support the environmental systems of the industrial equipment employed on the assembly line, which are interconnected through the installed industrial network switches.

Molex was tasked with catering for the passive solution of the complex network infrastructure. The primary requisites for this installation included a hub room in each of the shops connected with Singlemode 10Gbps optical fiber cable and inter-shop with Multimode 1Gbps optical fiber, so as to obtain maximum redundancy with dual path (subterranean and aerial)…

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