Thomas Burke

Thomas Burke is global strategic adviser for CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA). He is the founder of the OPC Foundation and spent much of his career developing software, hardware and firmware for industrial automation, including at Rockwell Automation. CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) is a CFE Media and Technology content partner.


Additive Manufacturing April 11, 2024

TSN benefits for additive manufacturing operations

Time-sensitive networking (TSN) can help additive manufacturers (AM) combine high-speed precision operations with networking and advanced systems.

By Thomas Burke
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 December 19, 2023

How TSN helps manufacturers enable edge computing capabilities

Edge computing is becoming increasingly more crucial to optimizing data-driven activities, supporting the implementation of innovative digital technologies and ultimately the creation of the smart factories of the future.

By Thomas Burke
Mobility March 9, 2023

Enhanced Ethernet benefits for manufacturing operations

Time-sensitive networking (TSN) is having a major impact on future operations.

By Thomas Burke
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Digital Transformation August 16, 2022

Smart manufacturing and digital factory trends

Manufacturing is getting smarter and more interconnected and helping make the digital transformation journey possible.

By Thomas Burke
Plant Automation February 20, 2021

Industrial automation partnerships build strength in numbers

Partnerships and collaboration are the foundation that enable end-users and suppliers to develop complete solutions for industrial automation and beyond.

By Thomas Burke
Industrial Networking February 3, 2021

Four ways TSN can boost manufacturing productivity

Time-sensitive networking (TSN) can help manufacturers boost productivity by simplifying machine design, improve transparency and more.

By Thomas Burke
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