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Device-Level Security for Legacy Equipment
Rockwell Automation’s new CIP security proxy device allows older systems and equipment to use digital certificates and encrypted communication for enhanced cybersecurity at the device level.
Jul 21st, 2021
Smart Manufacturing in a Pandemic
COVID-19 put every manufacturer to the test. Massive fluctuations in supply and demand drove the need for immediate adaptation and improvement, increased customer support, and the use of remote or cloud-based solutions.
Jul 18th, 2021
When Artificial Intelligence Comes to Control
Applications of machine learning and other forms of artificial intelligence have been recognized in robotics and analytics. Now the technology is adding some spice to basic control applications.
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Jul 15th, 2021
Supply Chain Management
Rockwell Automation Has Its Sights Set On the Cloud
The industrial automation supplier’s recent acquisitions of Plex and Fiix expand its supply chain and operations management vision.
Jul 12th, 2021
Bagger, Combination Weigher Improve BBQ Wood Chip Production by 118%
With labor being tight and unreliable, improved automation was the answer for this popular BBQ wood chip brand. But it took a special combination of bagger and weigher to withstand the hot Texas heat, and stand up to a less-than-free-flowing product.
Jun 22nd, 2021
Introducing the World’s First CIP Safety Over EtherNet/IP Safety Light Curtain
The Allen-Bradley 450L GuardShield safety light curtain is reported to be the first of its kind to provide CIP Safety over EtherNet/IP.
Jun 14th, 2021
MWC Creates a Cheese and Whey Recipe for Success
Intellectual property, proven equipment and technology, operational readiness, a seasoned workforce, and the perfect partnerships provide a winning combination to launch MWC’s greenfield dairy facility.
Jun 1st, 2021
Automation Investment Expectations for the Batch Manufacturing Industries
In this second installment in our series covering automation investment expectations for 2021, suppliers highlight ongoing pandemic, supply chain, and labor issues driving near-term interest in specific technologies.
May 10th, 2021
CESMII and Plattform Industrie 4.0 Announce Collaboration
With a focus on technology standards, the two groups explained the development of their international agreement at the 2021 virtual Hannover Messe event
May 6th, 2021