Plant Automation

Courtesy: Gary Cohen, CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 June 19, 2021

How dairy manufacturers can achieve results with Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 can help dairy manufacturers, particularly smaller ones, by improving analytics and general operations.

By Nick McCormick
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Business of Engineering June 17, 2021

How Southeast Asia is helping lead a manufacturing expansion

Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam are expected to see their overall economies expand next year compared with levels prior to the COVID-19 outbreak according to a report by Interact Analysis.

By Adrian Lloyd
Courtesy: Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT)
Robotics May 4, 2021

Benefits of PLC-controlled robots

PLC-controlled robots, companies were given the opportunity to manage a robotic automation solution with a single, unified point-of-control between industrial robots and controllers.

By Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT)
Courtesy: Plant Engineering
Arc Flash June 3, 2021

Five key steps of an electrical safety program: Questions and Answers

More answers from the May 27 webcast as it relates to electrical safety programs and what they mean for manufacturers.

By H. Landis “Lanny” Floyd, PE, CSP, CESCP
Courtesy: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Workforce Development June 10, 2021

Engineering talent critical to state, national economic progress

Engineering fields are facing a major skills gap that isn’t going away. Engineers do more than make things; they provide the backbone for a state and country’s economy. Learn how a university is changing the message.

By Renee Meiller
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Discrete Manufacturing June 20, 2021

Smart manufacturing model production lifecycle benefits

MESA International is developing a smart manufacturing model that will provide specific recommendations on how people can be smart in their manufacturing endeavors.

By John Clemons
Courtesy: Autotech Controls
Sensors, Vision June 22, 2021

Industry standard Size 25 encoder reference website, push-button programmable encoders

An encoder part number reference website deciphers more than 200,000 size-25 encoder combinations, gives descriptions and replacement options with next-day delivery for orders placed by 6 p.m. CST; 10 two-button-programmable encoders are said to cover all combinations.

By Mark T. Hoske