Wellsite Automation

Wellsite Automation provides engineers in the oil & gas industry the information they need to make quick, accurate decisions that can have a major effect on operations as well as safety. The faster and more accurate the data is, the better the operator’s decision. This eBook includes articles modular automation standard benefits FPSO operations, energy […]


Material Handling & Automation

Featured articles applying motion feedback in material handling, PLC module coordinates real-time data in coal shipping application and more in this 47-page eBook!

Sponsored by Encoder Products

Plant Floor Safety

Plant safety and keeping workers healthy and productive is more important than ever for manufacturers. Learn more in this helpful eBook on topics including code-compliant stair design for safety and ergonomics, addressing electrical safety hazards and more in this 70-page eBook!  

Sponsored by Camfil APC, Lapeyre Stair

Motors & Drives

Maintaining motors and drives and keeping them cost-effective is crucial. It often requires knowledge of many different types of motors, drives and the standards behind them. Successful maintenance, repair and knowledge of these standards help keep manufacturing plants running safely and efficiently. Featured articles include testing motor insulation systems, drive modernization and more.

Sponsored by AutomationDirect, Dataforth, Schneider Electric, SEW Eurodrive

AI & Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are becoming crucial to manufacturing’s success. How a machine and an industrial network learn and adapt to their surroundings is as important for them as it is for humans. Featured articles in this eBook include how AI and machine learning can drive sustainable 5G, mastering artificial intelligence and machine […]

Sponsored by GE Digital

Protecting Critical Infrastructure

Critical infrastructure is more vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks than ever. Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) are merging together and manufacturing systems are vulnerable. Featured content in this eBook include Oldsmar water treatment facility attack is an example of rising cyber threat, why the utilities sector must mitigate threats from outside and within, and […]

Sponsored by Graybar, Hilscher


AppliedAutomation is the premier title serving manufacturing and utilities. This eBook demonstrates how automation, instrumentation and control techniques are applied to increase capacity, enhance design and production, improve efficiency, increase profitability and meet regulatory requirements. Featured articles include successful robot safety standard updates and electrical safety standards.

Sponsored by WAGO

Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is a hot buzzword in manufacturing today, but what does it mean? What does it mean for manufacturers and what effect will it have for the present and future? This helpful eBook offers several examples of the many digital transformation is taking hold in manufacturing. Featured articles include a look at digital transformation […]

Sponsored by Kepware, Moxa

Pain Points & Solutions in Discrete Manufacturing

Discrete manufacturing covers many different industries, but they do have common challenges and issues they need to overcome. Featured articles in this eBook include safety-certified and diverse-redundant encoders for motion control, black-channel approach to functional safety, and functional safety networks for Ethernet communication protocols.


Enclosures & Cut-to-length Wire

Enclosures and cut-to-length wires are a constant in an engineer’s day-to-day activity. They provide electrical protection for engineers and help prevent serious injuries and other hazards. Featured articles in this helpful eBook include how to choose between managed and unmanaged switches, how to optimize control cabinet construction and so much more in this 42-page eBook!