Maintenance, in all its forms, allow manufacturing plants to prevent problems before they happen and keep their workers safe. It is a constant process, though, and requires all workers in many departments to be vigilant and aware of their surroundings. Featured articles include how Quality 4.0 is changing operations for manufacturers, how IIoT is preventing […]

Sponsored by Banner Engineering, Endress+Hauser, Graybar, Spika Design & Manufacturing

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 advanced, automated metal forming, controls, […]

Sponsored by Honeywell, Mitsubishi Electric, Rittal


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 includes Pack Expo Recap: Developing automation systems for facilities, benefits of connecting automation to sustainability goals, benefits of […]

Sponsored by Aerotech, AutomationDirect, WAGO

Defending your organization from ransomware

Ransomware is a constant and growing threat in the world of manufacturing. Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) devices becomes interconnected, which has a great deal of potential, but risk, as well. Featured articles in this eBook include dairy giant forced to halt production because of ransomware, new approach allows for faster ransomware detection, […]


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 hnhancing electrical safety in water, wastewater industry, from wire and cable to digital transformation: benefits for industrial customers, protecting oil and gas […]

Sponsored by Rittal

Vision Systems

Featured articles in this eBook include benefits of choosing simplified sensing in a manufacturing facility, more sensors, despite strained supply chain, how measurement instruments can make a world of difference and so much more in this 37-page eBook!

Sponsored by Beckhoff, Encoder

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 nine reasons why ICS/OT infrastructure is insecure, justifying the changing landscape of control system modernization, how to improve water and wastewater infrastructure security and […]

Sponsored by Industrial Defender

System Integration

System integration is a crucial aspect of manufacturing for control engineers and they are involved in many different aspects and industries. They help companies become more efficient, streamlined and smarter in their day-to-day operations. Featured articles include how to integrate process, digital technologies to increase petrochemical factory output, heralding a boundless automation future with Industry […]

Sponsored by Red Lion, Rollon

Energy Management

Energy management is a crucial aspect of plant engineering as companies look to trim costs and reduce expenses. Keeping energy costs down by reducing energy where it isn’t needed and investing in better technology are a few methods companies use. Featured articles in this eBook include scaling up green hydrogen and production, CHP success stories […]

Sponsored by Spirax Sarco, WAGO

Enterprise Asset Management

Asset management helps plant-floor engineers make more informed and better decisions. Featured articles include what are the challenges and solutions in asset management, how an MES can help companies take advantage of manufacturing changes and so much more in this 61-page eBook!

Sponsored by Eptura, Yokogawa