The Sedomat 2800 is suited for the automation of compact continuous machines like calenders, singeing machines, winding machines, relax dryers, coldpad- batch, etc. Machines with up to 20 process parameters can be controlled. The powerful touch screen operation concept allows an easy operation. An external PLC is not required because the Sedomat 2800 is equipped with an integrated highperformance soft-PLC. External devices can be connected using the internal I/O’s or external I/O’s, connected via Profibus. The Ethernet interface enables an integration into the standard TCP/IP network. The Sedomat 2800 can be used as a flexible data acquisition terminal expanded by a barcode or mobile wireless laser scanner. The collected data can be used for management reports in SedoMaster or within the ERP solution.