You might want to look into fabric production. One of the oldest automated industries. Spining/weaving/sewing. Do you know what a Jenny and a mule is? How does a shuttle work? Can you implement a PLC that can knot broken threads inside a loom or a sewing machine?
While all this was done as much as 250 years ago. Can it be improved whith what you are currently learning?
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