Honeywell and Wolters Kluwer Connect Worker Safety Technologies
Integrating workforce management and environmental health and safety technologies provides the flexibility and intelligence companies need to operate safely during the pandemic and navigate an increasingly complex regulatory environment.
Nov 23rd, 2020
High Pressure Processing Helps Emerging Brands
Nov 20th, 2020
Smart Glasses Ease Troubleshooting Communication
Nov 13th, 2020
Time to Revisit/Create Your Company’s Strategic Plan to Address the “New Normal”
Nov 9th, 2020
Automated Door and Fencing Safety Cell
Nov 9th, 2020
Influences on Automation
Industrial technology are driven by economics, end user demands, and consumer technology trends. Justin Kolbe of Henkel offers some insights into the key factors he sees influencing current and near-term automation advances.
Nov 8th, 2020
What Factors Are Influencing Automation Technology Today?
In this episode, we connect with Justin Kolbe of Henkel to learn how economic and technology factors are affecting the development and use of industrial automation technologies.
Nov 8th, 2020
Automating Continuous Improvement of Manufacturing Processes
Sight Machine’s new Dynamic Recipe optimizes machine settings for the best production runs under a variety of conditions, while a manufacturer’s preferred metrics can be defined within the Productivity KPI Model.
Oct 30th, 2020
Smarter Food Safety Relies on More Data, Compute Power
Demand is rising for improved precision in food inspection. Food producers are taking advantage of the data and processing capabilities in their systems to not only improve food safety, but also to work toward improved traceability.
Oct 28th, 2020
Asset Performance Management Developments for Oil & Gas
Siemens and Aveva announce strategic partnerships around advanced asset performance management capabilities for the oil and gas industries.
Oct 20th, 2020
Laying the Groundwork for a Self-Optimizing Plant
Aspen Technology embeds its Industrial-Strength AI, which includes domain expertise, into the product portfolio.
Oct 19th, 2020
COVID-19 Test Medium Production Ramped Up By 20,000% in Six Months
Viral Transport Media tubes filled with liquid media are used to store and transport nasal swabs for viruses including COVID-19. Sixteen integrated lines were designed, built and installed in 20 weeks to meet demand.
Oct 15th, 2020
Focusing on High-Speed and Accuracy in Machine Vision
The term machine vision covers an array of products with varying capabilities, that’s why it’s important to understand the range of functions you’ll need in a camera to address your particular production requirements.
Oct 9th, 2020
What is Industrial Single Pair Ethernet
In this episode of the “Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered” podcast series, we connect with McKenzie Reed of Harting to learn about one of the more recent advances in industrial communications technology—Single Pair Ethernet (SPE).
Sep 27th, 2020
Death by a Thousand Spreadsheets: The Simple Yet Insidious Nature of Time Series Data
Despite their many limitations, spreadsheets are the tool of choice for engineers performing ad hoc analytics on time series data. Fortunately, there are better alternatives in the form of advanced analytics software.
Sep 23rd, 2020
Artificial Intelligence Advances Food Safety
Landing AI is helping food producers overcome not only the limitations of their human workforce but of traditional machine vision as well, using machine learning to better evaluate issues around food safety.
Sep 22nd, 2020
Workers Wanted? Contact the Robot Employment Agency
Start-up MusashiAI introduces intelligent autonomous robots for quality inspection and forklift driving—allowing the redistribution of human labor to more value-added jobs.
Aug 6th, 2020
Can IO-Link and SPE Work Together?
Integrating an existing industrial communication standard with an up-and-coming method often creates headaches. But several industry experts see an easy path to integrating IO-Link and Single Pair Ethernet.
Sep 17th, 2020
Data Analysis Helps Glassmaker See Through Its Processes
Using OSIsoft’s PI to monitor thousands of data points across a high-intensity float glass production system that runs 24/7, AGC has been able to reduce downtime and improve operations.
Sep 15th, 2020
RōBEX Names New President
Craig Francisco was named President of RōBEX. He will lead and manage the day-to-day operations of the company and its three business units: Automation & Robotics, Industrial Services and Annealing Lehr installation & maintenance for glassmakers.
Sep 11th, 2020
IIoT Blind Spots: Where are They and Do You Have Them?
A crucial component of automation advancement, yet one that is lacking at most manufacturers, is the deployment of IIoT connectivity across an entire enterprise, including key areas such as receiving, warehousing, and shipping.
Sep 11th, 2020
Organizations Join Forces to Address Digital Transformation Challenges for Oil and Gas
To address the digital transformation challenges oil and gas companies have historically faced, Doris Group, Schneider Electric, and Aveva have partnered to create digital twin technology to help face these challenges.
Sep 9th, 2020
A Cannabis Equipment Supplier Turns to Automation to Extract CBD at Commercial Scale
Precision Extraction Solutions’ new CBD extraction equipment uses modular systems and PC-based controls from Beckhoff Automation to enable reliable, high-performance large-scale processing.
Aug 27th, 2020
Aveva to Acquire OSIsoft
The combination of the two companies’ software technologies will reportedly enable Aveva to further advance its ability to deliver big data, cloud, and artificial intelligence-driven insights.
Aug 25th, 2020
Cisco Aids Dairy Farmers of America’s Digital Transformation
To optimize operations and workforce continuity in support of the nation's food supply during the pandemic and beyond, Cisco and system integration firms are installing communication technologies to accelerate the advance of milk product production.
Aug 20th, 2020
Compressed Air Measurement Helps Reduce Energy Use
Installing Festo’s E2M energy efficiency modules helped medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers tackle their environmental footprint, not only saving money but using the data to provide predictive maintenance as well.
Aug 18th, 2020
Much Ado About Data Quality
Ensuring proper data quality for digital transformation initiatives lies in a two-pronged approach that emphasizes technology and human communication.
Aug 12th, 2020