Coronavirus, COVID-19

Courtesy: L&T Electrical & Automation
Commissioning December 15, 2020

Case study: Commissioning a solar power plant

Commissioning an integrated security system for solar power plant in Saudi Arabia was successful despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Amit Garsund
Courtesy: Swagelok (Note: Photos featuring associates without masks were taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
Maintenance December 14, 2020

Swagelok Co. excels by looking to the future

2020 Plant Engineering Top Plant: Focus on training, workforce development and digitalization enable success

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: Applied Control Engineering Inc.
System Integration December 13, 2020

Advice for a manufacturing pandemic response plan

Now that we are several months into the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be a good time to codify some of what has been learned into a new pandemic response plan

By David N. Erby
Courtesy: CFE Media
Maintenance December 13, 2020

Where supply chains are at the moment

Manufacturing and supply chains have endured during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: Grantek Systems Integration Ltd.
Remote Monitoring December 11, 2020

Implementing secure remote access and MES

Maintaining business continuity during COVID-19 is vital for manufacturers; secure remote access can provide a safe platform to keep operations running

By Sam Russem and Jacob Chapman
System Integration December 9, 2020

Pandemic transforms the system integration industry

We are determined to use forethought, creativity and resilience to help the association and its members meet this challenge and not only survive the transition but thrive

By Jose M. Rivera
Courtesy: ANDRITZ Automation Ltd.
System Integrators December 9, 2020

Andritz Automation Ltd., System Integrator of the Year, 2021

Andritz Automation is the 2021 System Integrator of the Year for the Large System Integrator Category. Adam Creery, PE, vice president, automation solutions at ANDRITZ Automation discussed his company’s approach in an interview with CFE Media.

By CFE Media
Courtesy: Applied Control Engineering Inc.
System Integration December 9, 2020

Applied Control Engineering Inc., is System Integrator of the Year, 2021

Applied Control Engineering Inc., is the 2021 System Integrator of the Year for the Mid-Sized System Integrator Category. Ian Burns, PE, president of ACE, discussed how the company is finding new ways to work with companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By CFE Media
Courtesy: The JDI Group, Inc.
System Integration December 9, 2020

The JDI Group Inc., is System Integrator of the Year, 2021

The JDI Group Inc., is the 2021 System Integrator of the Year for the Small System Integrator Category. Giants. Mike King, principal and director of operations at The JDI Group Inc. spoke with CFE Media about its success and managing projects during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By CFE Media
Courtesy: Yaskawa Motoman
Robotics December 8, 2020

The need for robotic offline programming in a COVID-19 world

Offline robot programming platforms are increasingly being used during the COVID-19 pandemic. Four scenarios, key programming features and perks are highlighted.

By Michael Castor