Manufacturing Digitalization That Works
Though digitalization is a process that is often seen as great, the benefits are not the same for everyone. Asking how digitalization is going to benefit your organization may be important to your digital future.
Timothy S. Matheny
Nov 11th, 2019
Are DataOps the Missing Link to Industry 4.0?
Nov 7th, 2019
Schneider Electric Releases New Line of Intelligent Enclosures
Nov 6th, 2019
Certification Emphasizes Cybersecurity of Schneider Electric’s Processes
Oct 25th, 2019
The SaaS-ification of PTC
Oct 24th, 2019
Emerson Releases Asset Monitoring Edge Device
The new AMS Asset Monitor edge analytics device is designed to increase asset visibility and provide predictive analytics.
Oct 24th, 2019
The Machine Economy is Upon Us
The IOTA Foundation has been working on an IoT communication protocol that will enable machines to autonomously conduct transactions in a fee-free, secure, and trustworthy exchange.
Oct 18th, 2019
Discover the Secrets of a Successful Automation Project
Learn about planning and project management, building your machine or automated system, and technologies to improve manufacturing outcomes. Automation World’s free resource features 150 pages on managing automation projects from start to finish.
Nov 6th, 2019
Production Cockpit Analytics Software
TrendMiner 2019.R3 introduces a “production cockpit” that provides the processing engineer multiple ways to visualize and track plant production.
Oct 3rd, 2019
Load Sensing by Light
SKF Fiber Optic Sensing uses optical fibers to measure forces in real time in difficult environments and without electronics.
The SKF Group
Oct 3rd, 2019
Siemens Adds Artificial Intelligence to Control Logic
The neural processing unit module for the Simatic S7-1500 controller and the ET 200MP I/O system enables machines to recognize complex patterns.
Sep 25th, 2019
Machines that sense the world around them
ADI gives cobots the ability to sense, adapt and interpret its surroundings. Our motion detection and machine learning expertise is transforming factory floors. From invention to breakthrough with ADI.
Nov 6th, 2019
Is OEE Too Abstract?
OEE has long been a popular method for calculating asset performance, but some are beginning to question its value in providing direction to staff on how to improve production.
Sep 24th, 2019
Epson Rolls Out Moverio Assist to Help Field Technicians
Using smart glasses for hands-free remote access, on-site personnel can see instructions and videos while collaborating with remote experts.
Sep 23rd, 2019
Today’s Digital Transformation Reality
Dana Inc. and Streamline Innovations show how digital transformations can start today in the discrete and process industries using Ignition to overcome legacy infrastructure’s digital shortcomings.
Sep 20th, 2019
Joint Venture Targets Asset Reliability for Oil and Gas Value Chain
The joint venture launched in June by Baker Hughes and artificial intelligence specialist C3 has released its first product, BHC3 Reliability, a software application focused on predictive maintenance in oil and gas.
Sep 12th, 2019
Siemens PLM Name Change Reflects New Reach
Siemens PLM becomes Siemens Digital Industries Software to reflect the inclusion of manufacturing operations management capabilities, IOT analytics, and app development aimed at building new systems and integrating and extending existing ones.
Sep 5th, 2019
Data Protection Best Practices for IIoT
Unprotected data can cause disruptions in service, data leaks, negative brand reputation, heavy regulatory fines, or serious industrial accidents. And as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) becomes more prevalent in the manufacturing space, protecting your sensitive data is more important than ever.
Sep 4th, 2019
Network Resiliency on the Manufacturing Floor
Unplanned downtime is a significant detriment to any business. In order to make sure that processes remain uninterrupted, consider implementing these resiliency protocols when designing your industrial network infrastructure.
Sep 2nd, 2019
18-Port Gigabit Ethernet Managed PoE+ and Non-PoE Switches
The LMP-1802G-SFP and LMX-1802G-SFP Series from Antaira are aimed at edge-level networking applications in harsh and outdoor environments.
Antaira Technologies, LLC
Sep 1st, 2019
Combining IIoT and AI to Elevate Machine Health
Augury’s Halo platform—a turnkey offering that combines sensors, artificial intelligence, and vibration experts—can diagnose the “acoustic footprint” of a machine, flagging a problem before it impacts performance.
Aug 31st, 2019
Making the Case for the Smart Manufacturing Ecosystem
New advances in technology are helping manufacturers tackle all kinds of new problems, but the organizations that learn how to leverage the emerging innovation-driven ecosystem are the ones who will compete and grow in the decades to come.
Aug 30th, 2019
Air Products Extends Business with Cloud-Based Services
By connecting equipment in the field to to its own ProcessMD platform using Siemens Mindsphere, Air Products has been able to deliver its expertise to customers to help them reduce downtime and energy costs.
Aug 29th, 2019
Epson Expands Industrial Automation Reach
Extending its high-speed, high-precision technologies across a range of price points, Epson is positioning itself to be a major player in small part handling robots, vision, and feeder systems.
Aug 27th, 2019
DuPont Improves Valve Monitoring and Maintenance
Using Siemens Valve Monitoring App, DuPont has been able to optimize its valve maintenance procedures and enable its Fayetteville, N.C., plant to move from reactive to condition-based and predictive maintenance.
Aug 22nd, 2019
Version Control Helps Keep the Steel Flowing
Auvesy’s versiondog software has been instrumental in the ability of Tata Steel Europe’s maintenance department to reduce downtime and improve efficiencies across its units.
Aug 21st, 2019
5 Essential Security Features for Control, Edge, and IIoT Systems
Regardless of the connected automation device you’re looking to install, key security features to look for include network interfaces, firewalls, data communication options, encryption and certificate management, and user accounts.
Aug 16th, 2019