The operational technology (OT) world is moving fast and manufacturers and system integrators need to keep up. A vision plan can help provide guidance for the future.
Smart manufacturing can offer manufacturers a great return on investment (ROI), but that can only happen if they focus on the business benefits.
A system integrator explains six industrial data requirements for factories of the future using an apple-pie baking example.
Manufacturing automation is embracing digital transformation and the system integration plays a key role in facilitating it and integrating information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT).
Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) provided benchmarking factors to improve operational and financial performance, as well as recruiting and retention for engineering and technology personnel.
The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) named winners for leadership, integrator member, partner member and more in their 2021 ceremony.
Automation system integrators contractors can provide a central point of coordination and responsibility for all aspects of an automation project.
While more expensive initially, turnkey manufacturing offers more long-term advantages over using independent contractors. System integrators can help.
Expiration dates on legacy distributed control systems (DCSs) lead to component failure, high replacement costs and downtime. New process control system infrastructure brings open communications, easier integration, faster responses, analytics, advanced controls, virtualization and simulation for next-generation engineers.
Integrators improve their value to manufacturers by adapting to a delivery system inspired by a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, which takes on many forms