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
Sep 9th, 2020
Compressed Air Measurement Helps Reduce Energy Use
Aug 18th, 2020
Much Ado About Data Quality
Aug 12th, 2020
Reverse Engineering the Organization
Jul 24th, 2020
Digitization and Adaptation to a Changing World
The Aveva World digital conference focused on the factors accelerating industry’s digital transformation and how Aveva is not only supplying the technologies to support this, but using them to transform the way they do business themselves.
Jun 25th, 2020
Emerson Plantweb Optics
The summer 2020 update to Emerson Automation Solutions Plantweb Optics software will include augmented reality capabilities for troubleshooting equipment and real-time collaboration.
Jun 23rd, 2020
Technology Matters: Remote Access, Virtual Workforce Training, and Functional Machine Safety
A review of automation technology developments recently covered by Automation World to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of industrial automation.
May 29th, 2020
Bluetooth Sensor and Mobile App Simplifies Machine Monitoring
Allows prediction of machinery issues before operations are impacted
SKF USA Inc.
Jun 10th, 2020
FDT Group Releases Data Exchange Standard for Next-Gen Automation
The new FDT 3.0 standard and developer toolkits are secure, scalable and platform-independent, enabling remote access to device and network data across the enterprise without PLC/DCS host intervention.
Jun 8th, 2020
Fast-Track Fulfillment of a Frozen Food Favorite
Now better positioned to keep up with yearly double-digit growth of its popular Uncrustables line, The J. M. Smucker Company creates a highly automated facility that boasts the largest single baking line in the world.
Jun 5th, 2020
Technology Matters: Cybersecurity, Safety, IoT Sensors, Artificial Intelligence
A review of some of the more interesting topics we’ve recently covered to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of industrial automation.
May 7th, 2020
The Benefits of Virtual Troubleshooting
Use of remote access technologies for maintaining and troubleshooting equipment has been gaining in popularity over the past several years. Now, amid the COVID-19 crisis, remote access is getting a whole new appraisal of value.
Apr 16th, 2020
Syntegon Technology Services at the Virtual Show 2020
The company debuts new digital solutions for pharma and food, sustainability as a service focus for food manufacturers, and remote Service—from machine support to platforms for spare parts management and training.
Syntegon Packaging Technology, LLC
Apr 14th, 2020
Building Industrial Apps—No Programming Skills Required
GE Digital unveils Proficy Operations Hub 1.5, a centralized dashboard for everyone in the organization. The tool also enables plant floor operators to create data aggregation and visualization applications via code-free development tools.
Feb 24th, 2020
Tools to Help the Digital Transformation
Inductive Automation rolled out enhancements to its Ignition Edge industrial application platform and new partner and development communities that will help turn data into actionable information.
Feb 9th, 2020
Siemens Targets Co-Creation and Edge Computing
Working with customers to advance digitalization based on user-directed value generation is driving Siemens edge technology developments and related acquisitions.
Feb 20th, 2020
Digitalizing Your Manufacturing Ecosystem
Though every ecosystem is unique, taking steps to understanding the ins-and-outs of your own system is amongst the first steps to take when looking to digitalize your manufacturing ecosystem.
Timothy S. Matheny
Feb 10th, 2020
Empowering Digital Operations in Manufacturing Using Business Process Automation
As new technologies continue to breach the manufacturing industry, it’s becoming increasingly beneficial to utilize these advanced technologies to help enhance both process and manufacturing operations.
Feb 3rd, 2020
New Software Readies Industrial Data for Analysis
HighByte releases its DataOps software to standardize device and machine data for use by enterprise analytics.
Jan 28th, 2020
Integrating Edge Computers with Legacy Systems
In this episode, we connect with Josh Eastburn and Benson Hougland of Opto 22 to learn more about connecting edge computing technology with legacy automation technologies in industrial environments.
Jan 17th, 2020
How Kellogg Manages Cybersecurity Risks in Manufacturing
Seeing the writing on the wall as Mondelēz and other global companies became collateral damage in ransomware attacks, Kellogg set out to create a cybersecurity strategy that would keep it out of the headlines.
Jan 9th, 2020
The End of the Road for Spreadsheets?
Long the preferred tool for data analysis in industry, spreadsheets are not up to the task of handling the massive amounts of data created by Industry 4.0 projects. Here’s a look at three analytics trends that may move past our reliance on the spreadsheet
Jan 2nd, 2020
The Edge-to-Enterprise Strategy
As advances in automation technology make plant-floor-to-corporate-office connectivity a tangible reality, Aveva claims to be the first supplier to deliver a complete edge-to-enterprise system.
Dec 12th, 2019
GE Digital Releases Asset Model that Adds Context to Data
Proficy Historian 8.0 leverages web-based tools to broaden access to manufacturing information.
Dec 10th, 2019
Where Are They Now? An Open Process Automation Forum Update
As the group readies version 2.0 of its open process automation standard, there’s an overarching feeling of unity but an underlying concern about what this architecture really means for manufacturers and industrial control suppliers in the future.
Dec 6th, 2019
How IO-Link Benefits OEMs and End Users
Already popular in Europe, the IO-Link industrial communication technology is reportedly growing by double digits in the U.S. Learn why this point-to-point data communication method is increasingly preferred across industry for delivering device data.
Dec 3rd, 2019