A mechanical artifact that performs one or more elementary process steps in processing tobacco or manufacturing cigarettes, e.g. hopper, rod maker, etc.

A set of machine modules connected to each other so that the finished product can be progressively assembled while materials flow through.

An organisation that runs one or more workcentres to produce cigarettes.

Original Equipment Manufacturer: a manufacturer of machine modules.

A period of time when a Machine Module is not available for production, e.g. because of a malfunction.

A message that is reported by the control system of a machine module when a malfunction occurs.

The root cause that caused a malfunction and the consequent downtime.

An automatic mode of operation for a machine module that reduces the energy consumption.

A token of information that affects the operation of a machine module.

The process that verifies that a machine module can operate under a certain set of parameters.

The system that the OPC UA Server is interfacing to higher-level systems like SCADA, MES.