System Integration

System Integration November 23, 2022

SI Giants 2023 average system integration revenue increases

Supply chain, staffing and COVID-19 are main concerns among SI Giant system integrators.

By CFE Media
System Integration November 23, 2022

SCADA upgrade without downtime: Golden project results

2023 System integrator of the Year, George T. Hall, excelled in SCADA, PLC, HMI, panel design and system integration in developing and integrating process controls for a COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer and in a SCADA system for a Nevada gold mine.

By Michael Howard
System Integration November 9, 2022

Systems integrators support end user self-service

Farm, power plant and factory control systems have operated in the same way for decades, following static hard-coded automation logic. This automation logic is typically developed during an initial project development phase and is implemented by automation engineers, as it requires a highly technical skillset.

By Ketut Putra
System Integration October 24, 2022

Six strategic steps to make systems integration seamless

Systems integration is a complex process that requires time, dedication, and the ability to take an objective look at the bigger picture.

By Jaya Krishna Tummala
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
System Integration October 7, 2022

Identify, quantify and mitigate risk in industrial operations

Risk identification becomes the critically important first step, the one without which corrective actions cannot be undertaken.

By Randy Otto
Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Courtesy: ECS Solutions
System Integration September 29, 2022

The importance of a process functional ecosystem

The process functional ecosystem consists of a methodology for viewing the different functionalities that are utilized in most production areas.

By Randy Otto
System Integration August 26, 2022

Automation mergers, acquisitions, capital markets analysis: August 2022

The Bundy Group reported nine automation transactions in the month of August. Analysis on the acquisitions and reports are highlighted below.

By Clint Bundy
System Integration August 20, 2022

Three ways to shut down loads with thermal switches

Thermal switches can help mitigate damage in electronic products and keep a situation from getting worse. Three approaches to controlling heat buildup with thermal switches are highlighted.

By Randall Scasny
System Integration August 15, 2022

Benefits of modular enclosures in manufacturing applications

Modular enclosures can help manufacturers maximize the space they have and give them added flexibility in many different applications.

By Troy Miesse
System Integration August 3, 2022

Case study: Redesign the process, then the control system

Pharmaceutical control system integration: Fixing a blind spot in the process design helped user requirements for a heat exchanger control system. A control system may not be able to fix a faulty process.

By Kevin Tom