Mobile robots will be leading planetary precision gear industry by 2026
The market for planetary precision gearboxes is forecast to expand significantly, driven by high levels of demand within the mobile robots segment.
Addressing electrical safety hazards
Considering newer products and technologies can improve personnel safety, especially when combined with a “design for safety” approach and appropriate automation.
Smart robotics, AI fueling industrial automation growth
Industrial automation is being propelled by artificial intelligence (AI) and smart robotics, which are helping bring jobs back to the U.S.
2D semiconductor research used to improve quantum computing, solar panels
Texas A&M University researchers are improving 2D semiconductors by better understanding dark excitons, which can help improve technologies such as quantum computers and solar panels.
PLC module coordinates real-time data in coal shipping application
A coal shipping company improved their supply chain and operations by reducing inefficiency and waste with PLC modules.
Global chip industry to invest more than $500 billion over next two years
SEMI announced the semiconductor industry will invest more than $500 billion by 2024, which will include 28 manufacturing facilities starting construction in 2023.
Crafting a multi-faceted system integration strategy
A new manufacturing facility required developing and delivering a solution that emphasized enhanced process control, information access and building control.
The importance of focusing on cybersecurity for SI projects
Industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity is increasingly important. From the start, involve the right people from operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) to collaborate on OT cybersecurity needs.
System integrators: Automation glue
Control system integrators serve as the hardware, software and networking glue to help plan, design and integrate automation and controls projects.
Sustaining SI support for water/wastewater facilities
As water/wastewater municipalities are struggling to replace retiring technical personnel and support increasingly sophisticated automation technologies, they are finding well-staffed system integrators can provide the electrical, instrumentation and controls support they need.