Siemens Industry Automation Division launched SIMATIC PCS 7 CPU410-5H, a powerful, versatile, and rugged CPU for the process industry. A new addition to the Siemens SIMATIC controller family, it is currently the fastest and most powerful controller in the market and covers all applications, application scopes, and performance range with a single hardware and firmware platform. Also, the new dimensioning model allows users to define the performance required of the system. SIMATIC PCS 7 CPU 410-5H gives users of the SIMATIC PCS 7, a high-performance controller with a computing capacity that can meet the high demands of the process industry such as speed, ruggedness and ability to handle complex applications. The controller is designed for round-the-clock industrial use and is capable of withstanding tough temperature, vibration, shock, and Electro Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) requirements. The CPU comes as a standard high-end version in terms of memory, power, and communication interfaces.