Process Manufacturing

Accelerate digitization with Belden’s process manufacturing solutions to improve performance and achieve safety and regulatory compliance.


At Belden, we empower process manufacturers to thrive in an increasingly digitized world. Our industry-leading solutions are designed to help you accelerate digitization, maintain regulatory compliance and enhance production efficiencies.


As a process manufacturer, you face growing complexities in your operations. Belden’s comprehensive, vendor-agnostic solutions provide the digitization, bandwidth and security to handle the growing complexity of process manufacturing.


With powerful, secure and future-ready process manufacturing networks, you can confidently embrace new digital technologies that improve production operations today while laying the foundation for a more connected future.




Explore the 4 Elements that Drive Performance Efficiencies


Element 1:
Control Systems

Achieve complex, high-level control of plants and processes

  • Distributed control system (DCS)
  • Process control system and network (PCN)
  • Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
  • Manufacturing execution system (MES)

Element 2:
Safety and Security Systems

Deliver detailed monitoring and control of hazards and threats

  • Gas monitoring and analyzing system
  • Safety instrumented system (SIS)
  • Emergency shutdown system (ESS)
  • Fire and gas system (FGS)
  • Vibration monitoring system (VMS)

Element 3:
Ancillary Systems

Manage monitoring and control of external resources

  • Power plants and substations
  • Product cargo and logistics terminals
  • Tank farms

Element 4:
Backbone Network

Provide powerful and reliable wired, wireless and remote connectivity plant-wide

  • Combined service network
  • Plant-wide wireless network
  • Network management
  • Remote connectivity





Explore Process Manufacturing Industry Segments


Process manufacturing encompasses a wide range of industries, generally arranged into five primary archetypes: continuous fluid processing, batch fluid processing, solids extraction, continuous solids processing, and liquids extraction and distribution.


Examples of industry segments within process manufacturing include cement, chemical, food and beverage, glass, life science and pharmaceutical, mining and metals, oil and gas, pulp and paper, semiconductors, steel, textiles, water/wastewater, and wood.


Explore additional details on our solutions for specific industries:


Oil & Gas Production

Upstream, midstream & downstream solutions for oil & gas producers

Water & Wastewater

Automation & network security solutions for water management


MPLS Solutions


The XTran flexible product range is built on MPLS-TP technology. Its management system TXCare supports intuitive and simple handling.


Discover OTN Systems mission-critical networks





Industrial Cellular Gateway


The ProSoft Technology’s ICX35-HWC industrial cellular gateway is used for any remote connectivity applications like remote access, SCADA connectivity to remote sites, or M2M communications.


Discover ProSoft Technology communication solutions

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