Kai Mariappan, Plant Controls Specialist/Senior Controls Engineer, Coca-Cola Company
Kailash Mariappan has been a plant controls specialist/senior controls engineer for the Coca Cola Company since 2006. He is responsible for maintenance and technological improvements of automation and controls systems in Coca-Cola plants. Kai has 27 years of manufacturing automation systems experience with PLCs, HMIs, servos, vision and industrial networks. His experience with these systems includes design, engineering, marketing, system integration, commissioning, configuration, maintenance, trouble shooting and technology upgrades of process controls and automation systems. He also has extensive experience across various industries that include chemicals, pulp & paper, sugar, tea, automotive, health care, personal care, and food and beverage.
Presentation: Track session: How Coca-Cola Uses Cloud Computing for Automation System Maintenance