Kevin Parker

Senior contributing editor, CFE Media

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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 October 21, 2022

In tune with times, software application provider focuses on frontline workers

An interview with serial industrial IT/automation entrepreneur Augmentir’s Russ Fadel

By Kevin Parker
Digi-Key Electronic’s new product distribution center triples the company’s footprint and capacity. Courtesy Digi-Key Electronics
Plant Automation October 20, 2022

Digi-Key’s mammoth product distribution center supports steep bookings growth

The 2.2 million square foot facility incorporates densely packed storage and goods-to-person order preparation

By Kevin Parker
Digi-Key Electronic’s new product distribution center triples the company’s footprint and capacity.
Plant Automation August 26, 2022

Digi-Key’s mammoth product distribution center supports steep bookings growth

The 2.2 million square foot facility incorporates densely packed storage and goods-to-person order preparation

By Kevin Parker
Image courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Motors, Drives August 21, 2022

About engines and motors

The present and future for a most ubiquitous of technologies

By Kevin Parker
Petroleum Development Oman is modernizing its Government Gas Plant in Northern Oman.
Maintenance August 20, 2022

PDO optimizing performance, less down time

Petroleum Development Oman extends life of critical plant assets with timely tech upgrades

By Kevin Parker
Compressed Air August 15, 2022

Impending regulations, common sense make the case for more energy efficient compressed air systems

Eliminating leaks and energy recovery are two good places to start

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: Reuters Events
Making warehouse management efficient and better through CMMS June 27, 2022

Conference shines light on evolving markets for IT/OT in upstream environments

Data Driven Oil & Gas brings together acolytes of emergent data orchestration paradigm

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 June 16, 2022

IT/OT convergence moves automation markets forward

Cloud-native data historian expedites data migration, insights

By Kevin Parker
A total of 14 oil & gas industry suppliers received Spotlight Technology awards at OTC.
Making warehouse management efficient and better through CMMS May 11, 2022

Seen at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)

Focus remains on technology enhanced productivity

By Kevin Parker
Hierarchy of Controls: This figure, developed for an industrial setting or work environment, is used here as a model for airborne pandemic situations.
Coronavirus, COVID-19 April 8, 2022

Layered COVID-19 controls significantly reduce risks

QuaRAD method quantifies efficacy across thousands of scenarios; rating system anticipated

By Kevin Parker
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