IIoT, Industrie 4.0

IIoT, Industrie 4.0 August 25, 2022

The ROI of IIoT: Safety and productivity benefits

The IIoT promises to reduce downtime and save money, especially when applied to legacy equipment.

By Nick Schiltz
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 August 22, 2022

How manufacturing departments benefit from smart factory applications

Smart factory applications are ways to apply smart factory solutions and can look different depending on the circumstance.

By Trent Maw
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 August 14, 2022

Digitalization, interoperability help with industrial sustainability

Think Again: Industrial challenges such as carbon emission reductions, increased capacity and skilled labor shortages require factory automation and process control users apply more digitalization and require interoperability.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 August 8, 2022

MES manufacturing benefits for the plant floor

Well-designed manufacturing execution systems (MES) have a few things to offer to a manufacturing process, despite their pitfalls.

By Trent Maw
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 August 1, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: July 25-31, 2022

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered cloud architecture, electric vehicles, geothermal energy, hydraulic cylinders and AI-as-a-service. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Christina Miller
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 July 23, 2022

The driving force behind Industry 4.0 success

Smart sensors play a key role in helping manufacturers achieve Industry 4.0 goals.

By Suzanne Gill
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 July 21, 2022

IT/OT convergence and Industry 4.0’s role in pharmaceutical manufacturing

To understand the modern life sciences manufacturing process, one must understand how the industry and IT/OT convergence has transformed.

Figure 2: Connecting multiple things in a proprietary Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity solution is possible, but can be complex. Courtesy: Moxa
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 June 28, 2022

Choosing between open or proprietary IIoT solutions

Open and proprietary Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions have different emphases on data management and collection and benefits differ, depending on user goals.

By Ethan Chen
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
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 June 12, 2022

IIoT phases of planning, deployment, use

Five sets of questions serve as a checklist for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) planning, deployment and use for automation used for Smart Manufacturing or Industry 4.0.

By Alan Raveling