Plant Automation

The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) reported a 12% decline in manufacturing technology through July 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. Courtesy: AMT
Plant Automation September 10, 2019

Manufacturing technology orders down by double digits in 2019

The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) reported a 12% decline in manufacturing technology through July 2019 compared to the same period in 2018.

By Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
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Plant Automation August 27, 2019

Four ways industrial automation will evolve

Industrial automation has continued evolving as machines become more connected and smarter while reducing maintenance costs for companies.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)

PLCs, PACs

Control system trends drive the future of automation by easier integration, connectivity, and advanced intelligences. Courtesy: L&T Technology Services
PLCs, PACs September 13, 2019

Future of industrial automation: discern the possibilities, potential

Industrial automation is on the threshold of a new revolution, moving through rapid technology changes, adoption of new systems and networking architectures and looking toward interoperability of devices and systems.

By Dr. Keshab Panda

Standards

Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Standards August 13, 2019

Putting safety first with collaborative robots

While collaborative robots are starting to be accepted within the manufacturing sector, safety is still a concern for many. Learn how several companies are working to address the safety issue and address misconceptions.

By Suzanne Gill

System Integration

The Hot Stove panel at the 2019 CSIA Executive Conference included (left to right) Mark Voigtmann, partner, Faegre Baker Daniels; Nigel James, president, Burrow Global Services; Adrian Fahey, CEO, Sage Automation; and Ray Bachelor, chair, Bachelor Controls. Those involved share experiences no one should repeat, like sitting on a hot stove. Courtesy: Control System Integrators Association
System Integration September 17, 2019

Improvement by association: engineers collaborate on best practices

At the core of Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) are people willing to share experiences and best practices to help each other succeed with business skills and technologies for control system integration.

By Lisa Richter

Wireless

Courtesy: thyssenkrupp Materials Services GmbH
Wireless September 13, 2019

Company creates material service spinoff for IIoT, Industry 4.0

thyssenkrupp Materials IoT GmbH (tkMIoT) has been created to connect machinery and digitalize processes for other companies.

By thyssenkrupp Materials Services

Sensors, Vision

Leonard (Len) W. Moore, P.E., founder and owner of Moore Industries-International Inc., an industrial and automation control company, passed at the age of 85. Courtesy: Moore Industries
Sensors, Vision September 13, 2019

Leonard W. Moore, founder of Moore Industries-International passes away at 85

Leonard (Len) W. Moore, P.E., founder and owner of Moore Industries-International Inc., an industrial and automation control company, passed at the age of 85.

By Mark T. Hoske