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Bill Pollock, president and CEO, Optimation

Green Energy: Implementing Innovation, Research, and Development

Oct. 14, 2019
As carbon emissions becomes more of a concern throughout the country, more people and organizations are looking to more alternative and sustainable energy sources. And though ...
Bill Pollock, Optimation

How Robots Will Save the Human Race

Aug. 5, 2019
This tongue-in-cheek prediction of the not-too-distant future shows a world where humanity is being snuffed out—due to a continuing rise in carbon emissions and an increase in...
John Scheible, MVE Analytics

Data Analytics Strategy Provides Continuous Improvement

June 10, 2019
Data analytics including machine learning algorithms can deliver breakthrough improvements by making the data exploration phase efficient and real-time monitoring and prediction...
Steve Beyer, Optimation

Safety Is Our Real Business

April 15, 2019
Through every phase of design, implementation and operation of an automated system, there are several types of safety that are inherently tied to the long-term success of a project...
Bill Pollock, Optimation

Manufacturing Trends in 2019

Feb. 11, 2019
Analytics, artificial intelligence, the Industrial Internet of Things and additive manufacturing are all expected to see continuous improvements and use this year.
Bill Pollock, Optimation

The Cost of Aging, Obsolete Systems

Sept. 17, 2018
Tales of horror are seen time and time again by control system integrators as customers continue to balk at necessary plant maintenance or upgrades—trying to save upfront costs...
Wendy Smith, Optimation Technology

Managing Mid-Project Changes to Minimize Costly Implications

July 16, 2018
Not only is it important to clearly define a project upfront, but it is just as critical to properly handle any changes that pop up along the way.
Bill Pollock, Optimation

Unemployment, Automation and Manufacturing 2018

May 17, 2018
How will we go about filling the control system engineering positions we as an industry need to fill? Here’s a look at the issue and some ideas about overcoming it.
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In Search of IIoT Demand

March 19, 2018
Though there is plenty of potential for Industrial Internet of Things technologies, IIoT has not yet come of age in many manufacturing plants. That could change with the 2018 ...
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Disruptive Technologies in Manufacturing

Jan. 18, 2018
As we launch into 2018, here’s a look at some of the key technologies that can not only disrupt, but also revitalize manufacturing in the coming year.

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Assessing Your Digital Transformation Status

From confronting specific industry sector issues to vision creation and analytics, there are a number of factors manufacturers should address carefully when preparing for or assessing...

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Achieving Quality and Excuses for Failure

Jan. 1, 2018
It is worth taking the time and effort to implement a quality management system in your organization and certifying to existing standards.
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Analytics Options for Automation Improving With PaaS

Oct. 2, 2017
From suppliers of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) has sprung platform as a service (PaaS). Just as companies have analytics capabilities in PaaS, there are opportunities around...
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ISO and CSIA Certification Emphasize a Robust Quality System

July 10, 2017
Already following CSIA Best Practices helped Optimation make an easy transition to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard.
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System Upgrades for Distributed Control Systems

June 26, 2017
At some point, every DCS will need an upgrade to help leverage improved reliability and productivity. But used and reconditioned parts could help maintain a system in the face...
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Service as a Product Gains Ground

March 27, 2017
As manufacturers look for new ways to satisfy customers and increase revenue, Internet of Things technology is enabling more opportunities for new service business models.
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Engineering Safe Systems in Hazardous Environments

Jan. 9, 2017
It’s important to understand what technologies and components you need in place to keep your operations safe.
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Virtualization Best Practices

Oct. 3, 2016
Four new PlantPAx projects at Optimation show the need for an even more standardized way to configure virtual deployments.
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Design for Excellence

July 11, 2016
When developing a new product, make sure to include consideration of the manufacturing process and not just the product’s intent.
Safety Standards Article Sparks Question

Safety Standards Article Sparks Question

Discussion of global safety standards always generates a great deal of interest. To date, no such international standards are enforced globally … but one set of guidelines is ...