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    The Many Considerations of HMI Upgrades
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    The Many Considerations of HMI Upgrades

    Dec. 8, 2022
    Upgrading human-machine interface hardware and software amid industry’s digital transformation is rarely the direct replacement process it once was. System integrators offer valuable...
    Maersk Oil platform in the North Sea. Source: Maersk Oil

    Maersk Oil Upgrades Its SCADA

    Dec. 7, 2022
    Maersk Oil gets a 12-year extension on the life of its North Sea platforms’ controllers by upgrading to new, backward-compatible ABB controllers and avoiding a rip-and-replace...
    Endress+Hauser Promass I 300 Coriolis flowmeter combines in-line viscosity and flow measurement with a compact transmitter.

    Smart Instruments Change Operations for the Better

    Occidental Petroleum, Wildfire Energy, and Gore Nitrogen show how the ability to take multiple measurements with a single device make smart instruments a natural for enhancing...
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    Supply Chain Management

    The Next Phase of Supply Chain is Here. Are You Ready?

    Dec. 5, 2022
    Supply chain disruption remains a persistent challenge. Companies, especially in North America, are responding by rethinking global supply chain networks for greater resilience...

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    Updating Industrial Control Logic On-the-Fly

    Nov. 10, 2022
    Koidra combines machine learning, IoT, math, and physics to automate operational precision.
    Apptronik Apollo

    A Robot for a Range of Applications

    Nov. 2, 2022
    Apptronik and NASA ready Apollo, a humanoid mobile robot that can manipulate the environment.
    The UR20 can stack items to a height of 1800mm (5.9 feet).
    PEI 2022

    UR20 Palletizing Application Debuts at PACK EXPO International

    Oct. 25, 2022
    In a demonstration with partner Robotiq, Universal Robots shows how its new UR20 cobot can address U.S. and Euro palletizing operations.
    Jeff Winters of Microsoft presents at Inductive Automation's Ignition Community Conference 2022.

    Digitalization Changes Everyone’s Job

    Oct. 18, 2022
    With a direct, high-level view of the impacts across industry, Microsoft’s Jeff Winter says when digital transformation is successful, it fundamentally changes everyone’s job....

    Using an Enterprise Platform for Operational Improvements

    Oct. 5, 2022
    Four diverse applications—from gas processing and water utilities to airline baggage handling and lumber production—show how Inductive Automation’s Ignition platform scales far...
    Mitsubishi’s Assista cobot and RV-7FRL and RV-8CRL industrial robots in a complex path screw-driving assembly operation at IMTS 2022.

    Automated Robot Path Planning for Complex Applications

    Sept. 30, 2022
    Realtime Robotics shows how its software can automate robot motion planning—for both small cobots and large industrial robots—to avoid collisions in tight work spaces.
    Rittal’s new Blue e+ S series uses a refrigerant with a global warming potential that is 56% lower than those used in comparable cooling units.

    Sustainable Cooling Units for Enclosures

    Sept. 16, 2022
    At IMTS 2022, Rittal displayed its new Blue e+ S cooling units which are designed to reduce the cooling unit footprint, provide energy savings, and minimize CO2 emissions.