Centralizing logic, motion, HMI and vision system data collection, PC-based control helped an inspection OEM reduce costs and streamline design for life sciences customers.
Nomacorc, which makes synthetic wine closures, updated its manufacturing software to help improve business intelligence and operator performance.
The last decade has seen a widening gap between how traditional, IT-oriented patch management works and how it needs to be approached in manufacturing environments.
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Food manufacturers are under pressure to minimize risk throughout the entire supply chain. Many companies are turning to cloud-based technology to implement quality control across global operations and enable collaboration with partners.
Like commercial IT centers before them, the computing power behind today’s factories and processing plants is embracing virtualization as security and cloud computing gain importance.
Just as in manufacturing, sensors, wireless networks and control technology make it easy to harvest yield data. This means that, like manufacturers, farmers are looking to dig more value out of the field to feed Big Data and also the world.
Intelligent automation products geared toward sustainability improvements.
A decade-old relationship between Rockwell Automation and Cisco Systems has grown up around the insight that the plant floor would need to work more closely with enterprise IT.
Asked what can help manufacturers develop a strong safety culture, readers suggested showing workers the gruesome results of unsafe acts.
How do you stop an industrial worker from bypassing the very mechanisms put in place to protect him? Install the safety systems, but also shape the mindset of the employees behind those systems.
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